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Singapore teen charged for insulting late founding father Lee Kuan Yew in a video

What we can learn from Singapore

Lee Kuan Yew passed away at the age of 91 on March 23. When he became prime minister, Singapore had a per capita income of about $400. When he stepped down, it was $12,000. Today, it is pushing $62,000, compared with the United States of America’s $55,000. The Financial Chronicle, 7 hours ago

No regrets? Singapore teen who insulted Lee Kuan Yew in abusive video, smirks in court

While many Singaporeans were left in tears and braved torrential rains to pay final respects to their founding father Lee Kuan Yew, a teenager did not hesitate to vent out his diatribe against the country's first prime minister and posted a video laced ...
 Zee News15 hours ago

Teenager charged over offensive remarks on Lee Kuan Yew

A Singapore court on Tuesday charged a 16-year-old boy over offensive remarks on late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and uploading online materials against Christianity.Amos Yee Pang Sang faces three charges which were committed last Friday and Saturday, ...
 Prokerala17 hours ago

Singapore teen face charges for insulting Lee Kuan Yew, Christians

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A Singapore teenager has been charged with harassment and insulting a religious group for comments he made on social media about former premier Lee Kuan Yew and Christians soon after Lee's death, authorities said on Tuesday. Amos Yee, ...
 Reuters22 hours ago

Benevolent autocracy: India is drawing the wrong lesson from Lee Kuan Yew

The thing is that one never knows whether an autocrat will turn out to be benevolent or will he turn out to be an out an out dictator, once he starts to rule. That depends on the luck of the draw. Most autocrats usually end up screwing up the economies they ...
 First Post.com1 day ago
IndiaTV News

Singapore statesman Lee to be given 21-gun salute at funeral

Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew who died this week will be accorded a 21-gun salute at his funeral on Sunday, the government said today even as thousands of people gathered outside parliament to pay their last respects to the nation's first prime minister.Lee died of severe pneumonia on March 23 at the age of 91. Renowned as a global statesman and the founding father of modern Singapore, Lee is credited with transforming the city-state into an economic powerhouse within just three ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago Lee Kuan Yew is given a hero’s funeral  Asian Age2 days ago Singapore bids emotional goodbye to founding father Lee Kuan Yew  Hindustan Times6 days ago Lee Kuan Yew to Be Given 21-Gun Salute at Funeral  Outlook4 days ago
Hindustan Times

Lee Kuan Yew A great helmsman passes away

Mr Lee had the benefit of dominating a city-state as opposed to governing a big country like India. But he did prove that a strong State can effectively govern a multi-racial society by policing boundaries and encouraging tolerance. He used to say that “the ...
 Hindustan Times3 days ago Malaysian leader lauds Lee Kuan Yew`s `great` achievements  Zee News1 week ago Najib lauds Lee Kuan Yew's 'great' achievements  Malaysia MSN1 week ago Manmohan on Lee Kuan Yew: He was a great friend of India  Rediff.com1 week ago

PM Modi joins world leaders in bidding farewell to Lee Kuan Yew

PM Modi, Australian PM Tony Abbott (left) and former US Prez Bill Clinton during state funeral of Lee Kuan Yew—(Photo: PTI) Tens of thousands of teary-eyed Singaporeans braved torrential rains Sunday to bid adieu to its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew in a ...
 Asian Age2 days ago
IndiaTV News

Lee Kuan Yew eulogized at funeral as architect of Singapore

Singaporeans bid farewell to longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew with an elaborate procession Sunday and a three-hour state funeral. SINGAPORE: Singaporeans bid farewell to longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew with an elaborate procession Sunday and a three-hour state ...
 Economic Times2 days ago Lee Kuan Yew eulogized as architect of Singapore  IndiaTV News2 days ago

Letters: Lee's legacy

This refers to Rahul Jacob's column "Lee Kuan Yew's legacy in China" (Country Code, March 28). The well-researched and informative column on Lee Kuan Yew's legacy (not only for China but, I add, for the world) is highly appreciated. The writer has ...
 Business Standard2 days ago
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