Last night, I was part of the 8 hour queue that paid our last respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew at the Parliament house. What I witnessed compelled me to change my view of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) forever, and for the better. Most Singapore men, having gone through National Service, will know the criticisms made towards NS. (I was in the army.)
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Amos Yee is now Famous after he released a video filled with expletives rejoicing over Lee Kuan Yew's death. Following his video going viral, over 20 people filed police reports against him and he was subsequently arrested. There have been very mixed reactions about the video and news of his arrest with some saying that he deserves it for insulting Lee Kuan Yew and Christians while others pointed out that Amos is just a 17 year old teen who doesn't necessarily know better.
A woman in Nepal was killed and up to 6 others were injured after an escaped Rhino went on a rampage. The incident happened in Nepal's Makwanpur district and it was caught on video. It was reported by News24 that the animal had come into the town from the Chitwan National Park where there are many wild Rhinos.
Honoured guests, friends, and family. When the grandchildren were very little, Ye Ye would take us on walks to feed the fishes at the Istana. We would perch on the edge of the pond, the ripples of our breadcrumbs breaking the mirrored surface of the water. He liked to have the grandchildren nearby as he rode his stationery bike on the green grass. Sunday lunch with Ye Ye was an institution for our family.
Transitioning: First of all, thanks for allowing us to interview you online and can you provide us with some background information about yourself? Bala: 33 year old Male - born Singaporean. Jobless. Masters degree holder with 17 years working experience. 7 years Managerial experience in Accounts,IT,HR, Facility Management and Administration.
Eulogy by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at Cremation Service of the Late Mr Lee Kuan Yew Family and Friends, We are gathered here to say our final farewells to Papa – Mr Lee Kuan Yew. After the formalities of the Lying in State and the State Funeral Service, in this final hour Papa is with his family, his friends of a lifetime, his immediate staff who served him loyally and well, his security team who kept him safe and sound, and his medical team who took such good care of him.
Honoured guests, friends and family Papa was born in 1923 when Singapore was part of the British Empire, the Straits Settlements flag fluttered over Government House, and the people of Singapore sang ‘God Save the King’. He was given the name “Harry” at birth but he soon grew to feel that that did not fit him and the fact that he was a son of Singapore. When Papa was 10, his youngest brother Suan Yew was born.