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Singapore beyond Lee Kuan Yew

Yahoo Singapore Education News - 11 hours 54 min ago
Singapore finally faced its hardest certainty – the death of its founding father. Lee Kuan Yew departed in the 50th year of the foundation of the Republic of Singapore. The republic w .....
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SPH hosts memorial ceremony in honour of Lee Kuan Yew

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 2:28pm
SINGAPORE - Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has hosted a memorial ceremony in honour of Singapore's Founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew at its News Centre auditorium in Toa Payoh. More than 700 staff were present for the event, and attendees included Dr Lee Boon Yang, Chairman of SPH, directors and Mr Alan Chan, Chief Executive of SPH. RELATED STORIES Remember Lee Kuan Yew: More in his legacy ...
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In California, Singapore Students Ponder Over Lee Kuan Yew’s Legacy

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 10:35am
It was about 1:00 PM (Pacific time) when the phone buzzed with an update from Bloomberg News: Lee Kuan Yew passes at 91.Thinking it was another hoax that was perpetuated by the mass media, and remembering the false statement that was published the week before, I decided to ignore it. However, text messages and updates started to pour in, reputable news sources such as Wall Street Journal and ...
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Stamford American International School Launches State-of-the-Art Innovation Center

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Wed, 25/03/2015 - 3:22pm
Stamford American International School has collaborated with Bloomberg -- a first for any high school in Asia -- to launch its new Innovation Center today, complete with an exciting Innovation Curriculum....
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Mr Lee Kuan Yew used his red box until Feb 4, 2015: Heng Swee Keat

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 11:09pm
SINGAPORE - When the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew regained consciousness from a heart operation in 1996 and could sit up in bed, he asked his security team: "Can you pass me the red box?" RELATED STORIES Remembering Lee Kuan Yew: More on his legacy Mr Lee's visits to zoo showed personal side: Wildlife Reserves Singapore Lee Wei Ling: My father was a workaholic The red box, similar to those used by ...
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Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew as Remembered by Global Leaders

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 12:49pm
Lee died at 3:18 a.m. Monday in the city-state. “Lee Kuan Yew was one of the greatest leaders in contemporary Asia.
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Singapore's founding father also hailed for diplomatic pragmatism and for inspiring Beijing 's reform, opening-up

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 12:03pm
In Beijing's eyes, Lee Kuan Yew, the late founding father and leader of Singapore, was not only "an old friend of the Chinese people", but also "the founder of China-Singapore relations", according to China's previous official news releases about his visits.
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LKY: Lessons from a neighbour

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Tue, 24/03/2015 - 12:02pm
On Monday Singapore and its neighbours woke to the news that the founding father of the island state, and one of the region’s great statesmen, Lee Kuan Yew, had passed away in the early hours
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NUS to hold special memorial ceremony on Tuesday, 24 March for late Mr Lee

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 7:55pm
The National University of Singapore will hold a special Memorial in honour of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew on Tuesday, 24 March 2015, from 2pm to 3pm at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. RELATED STORIES Remembering Lee Kuan Yew: More on his legacy More places to pay tribute to Lee Kuan Yew in 25 public libraries Mr Lee Kuan Yew's body arrives at the Istana Those who wish to may also share ...
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Singapore's founding father also hailed for diplomatic pragmatism and for inspiring Beijing 's reform, opening-up

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 11:54am
In Beijing's eyes, Lee Kuan Yew, the late founding father and leader of Singapore, was not only "an old friend of the Chinese people", but also "the founder of China-Singapore relations", according to China's previous official news releases about his visits.
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Singapore leaders pay tribute to Lee Kuan Yew

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 11:47am
Singapore leaders pay tribute to former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.
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Top Asian News at 10:30 p.m. GMT

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 6:33am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Lee Kuan Yew, who founded modern Singapore and was both feared for his authoritarian tactics and admired for turning the city-state into one of the world's richest nations, died Monday, the government said. He was 91. Lee was admitted to Singapore General Hospital on Feb. 5 for severe pneumonia and was later put on life support.
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Top Asian News at 10:30 p.m. GMT

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 6:33am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Lee Kuan Yew, who founded modern Singapore and was both feared for his authoritarian tactics and admired for turning the city-state into one of the world's richest nations, died Monday, the government said. He was 91. Lee was admitted to Singapore General Hospital on Feb. 5 for severe pneumonia and was later put on life support.
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Key dates in the life of ex-Singaporean leader Lee Kuan Yew - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 5:58am
Key dates in the life of Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of modern Singapore and the city-state's first and longest-serving prime minister. Sept. 16, 1923: Lee is born in Singapore, then a British colony.
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Cabinet Ministers pay tribute to Lee Kuan Yew

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 5:58am
Singapore's first Prime Minister passed away on Monday, Mar 23.
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Lee Kuan Yew, founder of modern Singapore, dies at 91 - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 5:55am
SINGAPORE (AP) - Lee Kuan Yew, who founded modern Singapore and was both feared for his authoritarian tactics and admired for turning the city-state into one of the world's richest nations, died Monday, the government said. He was 91.
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‘Father of Singapore’ Lee Kuan Yew Dies at 91

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 4:45am
Singapore's first and longest-serving Prime Minister was the architect of a remarkable transformation
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Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies aged 91

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 4:32am
Lee seen as power behind nation's rise from glorified fishing village into one of the world's economic powerhouses.
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Top Asian News at 5:30 p.m. GMT

Yahoo Singapore Education News - Sun, 22/03/2015 - 1:32am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — As the Afghan president heads to the United States on his first trip to Washington as head of state, the landmark visit offers a chance for both sides to start afresh and wipe the slate clean on the legacy of troubled U.S-Afghan relations. Ashraf Ghani faces a daunting task — long-term, the visit could set the tone for years to come. More pressingly, Ghani needs firm ...
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