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Lee Kuan Yew and the Myth of Asian Capitalism

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

xIf any national leader can claim to have worked an economic miracle, it’s Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew. During his time as prime minister, from 1959 to 1990, the [...]
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How Singapore Became One Of The Richest Places On Earth

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Singapore has been called the 20th century’s most successful development story. “I don’t think any other economy,” says Linda Lim, an economist at the [...]
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New Zealand PM to attend cricket final over Lee funeral

New Zealand PM to attend cricket final over Lee funeral

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

New Zealand prime minister John Key believes he has made the right decision to be in Melbourne for the Cricket World Cup final on Sunday rather than attend the state funeral [...]
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Singapore and London increasingly handling global yuan payments: report

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Offshore yuan hubs besides Hong Kong, like Singapore, are increasingly handling global payments in the Chinese yuan as more clearing banks were assigned in the past two [...]
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Resale prices of Singapore non-landed private homes slip 0.3pct in Feb: NUS SRPI

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Resale prices of non-landed homes in Singapore slipped 0.3 per cent last month, dragged down by softer prices of units in the city centre. This was still an improvement from [...]
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Platts to include Malaysia’s Pengerang terminal in Singapore pricing process

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Oil pricing agency Platts said on Monday it will include the Pengerang oil terminal in the southern Malaysian state of Johor in its Singapore price assessment process from [...]
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Police arrest Amos Yee over anti-Lee Kuan Yew video

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Police arrested Amos Yee on Sunday. At least 20 police reports were lodged against him, said The Straits Times.] A police report has been filed against a video that a [...]
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Grandson Li Shengwu’s touching tribute to Lee Kuan Yew

Grandson Li Shengwu’s touching tribute to Lee Kuan Yew

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Li Shengwu, eldest son of Lee Hsien Yang shares that Lee Kuan Yew was a doting grandfather, and “our man of tomorrow” in how he brought Singapore into the future. [...]
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Remembering LKY: Daughter Lee Wei Ling’s personal, touching eulogy

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Although she was rarely seen in public over the past week as the nation mourned her father, Dr Lee Wei Ling, in her candid and touching eulogy at Lee Kuan Yew’s private [...]
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The day every online search term was about Lee Kuan Yew

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

On the day Singapore bid farewell to Lee Kuan Yew, the former prime minister was obviously on the minds of everyone in the country. The top 10 searches on the Yahoo Singapore [...]
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Singapore’s PM Lee shares personal memories of LKY as ‘Papa’

Singapore’s PM Lee shares personal memories of LKY as ‘Papa’

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Keeping up with his Mandarin lessons was a priority for the late Lee Kuan Yew – “his last appointment on February 4, before he was taken ill early the next [...]
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The significance behind the music played at Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

The state funeral service for the late Lee Kuan Yew took place on Sunday, 29 March 2015. Several pieces of music were played during the service, and most of them were [...]
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These are the people who were Lee Kuan Yew’s final escorts

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of thousands of Singaporeans paid their respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew as his body lay in state at Parliament House, queuing for hours for those precious moments [...]
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Over 415,000 pay respects to Singapore’s Lee as wake ends

Over 415,000 pay respects to Singapore’s Lee as wake ends

30-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 8:59 AM

More than 415,000 people, equivalent to over 12 percent of Singapore’s citizens, have visited parliament to pay their respects to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, [...]
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Lee Kuan Yew Singapore state funeral: LIVE REPORT

Lee Kuan Yew Singapore state funeral: LIVE REPORT

30-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 8:56 AM

08:59 GMT – Last goodbye – WE ARE CLOSING AFP’S LIVE REPORT following the end of Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral. As the rain cleared in the late afternoon, [...]
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