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EXCERPT OF EULOGY BY DR LEE WEI LING AT CREMATION SERVICE OF MR LEE KUAN YEW

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 March 2015 - 12:28pm

Family and friends, thank you for being here with us today. After Mama died in October 2010, Papa’s health deteriorated rapidly. The past five years have been challenging. But as always, Papa was determined to carry on as normal as possible, as best as he could. 


S'POREAN CRANE OPERATOR DIES AFTER BEING ATTACKED BY 6 PRCS WITH A SLEDGEHAMMER

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 March 2015 - 12:16pm

3 China Nationals were arrested at a construction site at Ayer Rajah last week. They had allegedly attacked a Singaporean heavy crane operator Muhammad Fazli with a sledge hammer following a dispute on site. The dispute was about the clearance of the crane lifting path, which led to a quarrel and the deadly attack. 


FORMER ISA DETAINEE: WE SHOULD SPARE A THOUGHT FOR LEE KUAN YEW'S VICTIMS

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 March 2015 - 11:49am

I watched the television for several hours today. The tv was off for nearly a week and I thought I really should not miss this historic occasion. As I watched the two sons of Lee Kuan Yew gave their eulogies in praise of their father, I cannot help thinking of the following people who were arrested and imprisoned for decades without trial by their father: 1. Dr Lim Hock Siew was arrested and imprisoned for 20 years. 


LEE KUAN YEW FAILED TO PROVIDE A SUSTAINABLE SYSTEM OF GOVERNANCE

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 March 2015 - 11:40am

Despite all the praises for Lee Kuan Yew in shaping Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew has failed terribly in providing a sustainable system of governance. His tight control has created a flawed system that is prone to abuse, a system that starts to break down the moment he hands over the reins to his successors.


FORMER PRESIDENT DEVAN NAIR: LEE'S BETRAYAL OF PAP AND SINGAPORE

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 March 2015 - 10:59am

21st May 2009 marks the 22nd anniversary of a security sweep codenamed Operation Spectrum, which saw the arrests and detention of 22 young professionals in Singapore under the Internal Security Act. The "Marxist Conspiracy" arrests, as it is commonly known, also involved the detentions of lawyers Francis Seow and Patrick Seong in 1988 as they sought to represent some of the detainees who were re-arrested that year.


IS THE PAP LIKELY TO GARNER SYMPATHY VOTES?

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 March 2015 - 10:36am

It was interesting to see the contrast between 2 recent newspaper articles regarding the passing of a senior statesman. One read that “huge crowds to bid Mr Lee farewell” while the other just said that the queue was eight hours long. Regardless of whichever angle is more accurate, the notion that this outpour of sympathy would translate into votes is certainly overhyped. 


SHOULD AMOS YEE BE ARRESTED FOR HIS YOUTUBE VIDEO?

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 March 2015 - 10:15am

Hello. I am sure you have all heard about the notorious video posted by Singaporean teenager Amos Yee, celebrating the death of LKY. This episode raises so many questions and I am not sure if I can deal with all of them in one blog post - so here are my initial thoughts with regards to Amos Yee. 


THE “UTOPIAN” POLICE STATE: HOW THE UNLIKELY TRIUMPH OF S'PORE TRANSFORMED THE WORLD

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 March 2015 - 10:02am

The legacy of Lee Kuan Yew, the founder and longtime leader of modern Singapore who died on Monday, is often framed as a lesson in nation-building and global statecraft. In the Los Angeles Times, Harvard’s Graham Allison recalls that every Chinese leader since the death of Mao has cited Lee as a mentor; Lee’s brand of “authoritarian capitalism” is often invoked with reference to Narendra Modi or Vladimir Putin.


AMOS YEE ARRESTED BY POLICE OVER CONTROVERSIAL VIDEO

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 March 2015 - 9:51am

Amos Yee, the teen behind the controversial video rejoicing over Lee Kuan Yew's death has been arrested by police. Yee had posted a video online saying that Lee Kuan Yew was finally dead. He made rude remarks about Mr Lee and questioned the way he ruled Singapore. 


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