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Unlike Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, Lee Kuan Yew, the longtime leader of Singapore, who died on Monday at the age of ninety-two, didn’t have an “ism” attached to his name. There is “Reaganism” and “Thatcherism,” but no “Lee-ism”—which, if you think about it, is a big gap in the English …
Lee is rightly celebrated for transforming a poor, southeast Asian metropolis into one of the wealthiest, most productive places on the planet. But …
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders on Sunday to pay their final respects to the country’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, as the nation came to a near-halt to honor its “founding father”.<p>Tens of thousands of people waving flags braved heavy rain and lined …Asia
Thousands lined the streets to view the funeral procession of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91.<p>A state funeral attended by world leaders is taking place, ahead of a private family cremation ceremony.<p>Jonathan Head reports.
Mourners brave torrential rain as leaders from Indonesia, India, Japan and Australia join former leaders from the US at Sunday’s funeral<p>Tens of thousands of Singaporeans have braved torrential rain to pay tribute to the country’s first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, lining a 15km route through the …Asia