Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015
It was September 1961. A teenaged student from St Joseph’s Institution was listening to the radio intently. The voice of then-prime minister Lee Kuan Yew was on the airwaves as he rallied the people of Singapore to support the merger with Malaya.
Choo Wye Foo, a veteran activist of Tanjong Pagar GRC, remembers Mr Lee Kuan Yew as a man of principle.
The recently announced budget 2015 continues our move towards a fair and inclusive society with enhancements in education and retirement.
Petir brings a selection of sayings from our founder which underline his statesmanship and values in life and government.
Singaporeans, in an outpouring of emotions, bid a fond farewell to our first Prime Minister.
Lee Kuan Yew believed that Singapore's continued success hinges on having people "of quality and integrity".
As Singapore's first prime minister, he shaped the country’s key policies and institutions. Petir looks at how they have influenced our lives.
Lee Kuan Yew was Singapore's founding father and the one most responsible for transforming this tiny island into the First World country it is today.