Lee Kuan Yew was a pioneer Singaporean who braced himself early on in life to face history's tumultuous tides full-on.
'Our survival depends on running a clean, efficient system, which means the politics must be clean before the government can be clean.'
Not many can claim to have hosted the PAP headquarters when it was a nascent political party.
Facing the challenges of a newly-independent state.
"Win or lose, I shall fight on for what is right, for a better life for the people."
"They must be activists, keen to work for the good of their fellow citizens, not for selfish or personal gain but for the satisfaction of ensuring a better life for all."
Over the years, the People's Action Party has become synonymous with Lee Kuan Yew.
Singaporeans want to honour Mr Lee's legacy and elevate this modern country that he had built to greater heights.
Amid the grey skies and torrential rain, Singaporeans bid their final farewell to the nation’s founding Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew
Mr Lee Kuan Yew has left us peacefully but his spirit should live on, in all of us Singaporeans. The Singapore that he left behind is his greatest legacy to all of us.
“We may be a small country; but we must have big dreams or otherwise we perish. Let us continue joining hands to achieve better lives for all Singaporeans.”
I felt something was missing in my life. I guess it was the simple joy of helping someone,” said Ms Siti.
Comrade Zainal emphasised the need to understand the concerns of such workers and the stakeholders.
PM Lee Hsien Loong’s May Day Message
“It is possible to achieve something with the strength of one person. But when everyone comes together to help the community, the strength can be immeasurable.” said Aaron.
Looking back, Mr Samy acknowledged that years of serving alongside Mr Lee has ingrained in him the importance of feedback and most importantly, lending a ear to those in need.
Choo Wye Foo, a veteran activist of Tanjong Pagar GRC, remembers Mr Lee Kuan Yew as a man of principle.