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Sun Star
Uyboco: The Other Sidealso come to accept, painfully, begrudgingly, that your way of doing things is
Uyboco: The Other Side
Sun Star / Posted 7 hours ago
also come to accept, painfully, begrudgingly, that your way of doing things is not the way of Justin Trudaeu or Lee Kuan Yew. But we reserve the right to remain critical. You need a genuine opposition, not the spineless sycophants you... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
No extended weekend for Modi’s ministers, officersnot the only Singaporean politician to have impressed the PM. Modi is an admire
No extended weekend for Modi’s ministers, officers
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 hours ago
not the only Singaporean politician to have impressed the PM. Modi is an admirer of Singapore’s founder and first premier Lee Kuan Yew. Modi visited Singapore last year for Lee’s funeral, describing him as “among the tallest leaders of our... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Private wake for former President S R Nathan underwaythat Mr Nathan was part of the "generation of giants". "The group of people wh
Private wake for former President S R Nathan underway
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
that Mr Nathan was part of the "generation of giants". "The group of people who made Singapore what it is today: We had Mr Lee Kuan Yew passing away last year, Mr Nathan passing away this year and before that, Dr Goh, Mr Rajaratnam, Mr Hon Sui Sen,... Read more
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New Kerala
Singapore pays tribute to late President Nathan - newkerala.com #108823was elected President unopposed in August 1999 with support from the nation's f
Singapore pays tribute to late President Nathan - newkerala.com #108823
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
was elected President unopposed in August 1999 with support from the nation's founding father and first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, and served two terms before leaving office in 2011. The body of Nathan, longest serving President of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
S R Nathan's life 'exceptional story of fortitude, courage, service': ESM Gohrise from clerk to President rode on his valor, competence and people skills."
S R Nathan's life 'exceptional story of fortitude, courage, service': ESM Goh
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
rise from clerk to President rode on his valor, competence and people skills." ESM Goh said late founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew suggested Mr Nathan to him as a presidential candidate in 1999. "When I invited Nathan to stand for the highest... Read more
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Reuters
PM Lee's health scare exposes Singapore's leadership uncertaintyfor a country where politics has been carefully managed since independence half
PM Lee's health scare exposes Singapore's leadership uncertainty
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
for a country where politics has been carefully managed since independence half a century ago under one powerful party. Lee Kuan Yew's successor, Goh Chok Tong, was identified at least five years in advance. His son Lee Hsien Loong was groomed... Read more
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Daily News
Singapore President Nathan deadsaid in a statement. The 92-year-old veteran public servant, who was closely a
Singapore President Nathan dead
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
said in a statement. The 92-year-old veteran public servant, who was closely associated with Singapore’s founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, was hospitalised on July 31 after suffering a cerebral stroke. “The Prime Minister and his Cabinet colleagues... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Newshe took life in his stride, stuck to his principles and carried out his duties
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Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
he took life in his stride, stuck to his principles and carried out his duties to the utmost of his ability," said the late founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew of S R Nathan, who rose from top civil servant, to Singapore's longest-serving Presid... Read more
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dna
Singapore: Indian-origin former President SR Nathan breathes his last at General Hospitalthe Prime Minister's Office said in a statement. He was also closely associated
Singapore: Indian-origin former President SR Nathan breathes his last at General Hospital
dna / Posted 3 days ago
the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement. He was also closely associated with the country's founding leader Lee Kuan Yew. "The Prime Minister and his Cabinet colleagues are sad to learn of the passing of Mr SR Nathan and would like... Read more
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The Christian Post
Could Untouchables Uprising Be India's Rosa Parks Moment?it's clear that India needs social reform before achieving the economic prosper
Could Untouchables Uprising Be India's Rosa Parks Moment?
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
it's clear that India needs social reform before achieving the economic prosperity Modi has worked to achieve. The late Lee Kuan Yew, who was the first prime minister of Singapore and is considered that nation's founding father, spoke about this... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Leviste on Digong as LKY/ CCPI sets 5 pillars to successSeptember last year, businessman-industrialist Jose “Joey” P. Leviste Jr. launc
Leviste on Digong as LKY/ CCPI sets 5 pillars to success
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
September last year, businessman-industrialist Jose “Joey” P. Leviste Jr. launched a book titled, If the Philippines had a Lee Kuan Yew. What the book was saying was no wishful thinking, but a teaser, perhaps a trial balloon, about the possibility... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore ex-president Nathan dies at 92said in a statement. The 92-year-old veteran public servant, who was closely a
Singapore ex-president Nathan dies at 92
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
said in a statement. The 92-year-old veteran public servant, who was closely associated with Singapore's founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, was hospitalised on July 31 after suffering a cerebral stroke. "The Prime Minister and his Cabinet colleagues... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
S R Nathan, the 'indispensable man for all seasons'he took life in his stride, stuck to his principles and carried out his duties
S R Nathan, the 'indispensable man for all seasons'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
he took life in his stride, stuck to his principles and carried out his duties to the utmost of his ability," said the late founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew of S R Nathan, who rose from top civil servant, to Singapore's longest-serving Presid... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
S R Nathan, the 'indispensable man for all seasons'consciousness. In 1962, the former medical social worker and seamen's welfare
S R Nathan, the 'indispensable man for all seasons'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
consciousness. In 1962, the former medical social worker and seamen's welfare officer was sent by then-Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew to the newly set up Labour Research Unit at the National Trades Union Congress. Said the late Mr Lee of Mr... Read more
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Rappler
Singapore president S.R. Nathan diessaid in a statement. The 92-year-old veteran public servant, who was closely a
Singapore president S.R. Nathan dies
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
said in a statement. The 92-year-old veteran public servant, who was closely associated with Singapore’s founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, was hospitalized on July 31 after suffering a cerebral stroke. "The Prime Minister and his Cabinet colleagues... Read more
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Christian Today
If India's Prime Minister Modi wants economic reform, he must first address the Dalit plightit's clear that India needs social reform before achieving the economic prosper
If India's Prime Minister Modi wants economic reform, he must first address the Dalit plight
Christian Today / Posted 3 days ago
it's clear that India needs social reform before achieving the economic prosperity Modi has worked to achieve. The late Lee Kuan Yew, the first Prime Minister of Singapore, spoke about this in his book One Man's View of the World: "It is with... Read more
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Rappler
Singapore PM takes break after fainting spellfor this week," Lee said in a Facebook post. Lee, a cancer survivor and son of
Singapore PM takes break after fainting spell
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
for this week," Lee said in a Facebook post. Lee, a cancer survivor and son of the city-state's late founding father Lee Kuan Yew, suddenly stopped speaking more than two hours into a speech on Sunday and slouched over the lectern during a... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Singapore PM Lee briefly taken ill during National Day rallyat 10.40 pm (1440 GMT). "I will have a full check-up after this." Lee, the eld
Singapore PM Lee briefly taken ill during National Day rally
Bdnews24.com / Posted 3 days ago
at 10.40 pm (1440 GMT). "I will have a full check-up after this." Lee, the eldest son of the city-state's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, was speaking about the idea that a person from any race can become President in Singapore when he took ill.... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore PM on medical leave after halted speechdiagnosis came more than two decades after he was treated and cleared of lympho
Singapore PM on medical leave after halted speech
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
diagnosis came more than two decades after he was treated and cleared of lymphoma. The prime minister, the son of the late Lee Kuan Yew, took over from Goh Chok Tong in 2004. “It’s another poignant reminder of the demands of the office of the... Read more
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DW
Singapore PM suffers spell during live televised speech |the military before entering politics and following in the footsteps of his fat
Singapore PM suffers spell during live televised speech |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
the military before entering politics and following in the footsteps of his father, the city-state's late founding leader, Lee Kuan Yew. Lee has spoken each year at the National Day rally since taking office in 2004. The event is seen as a chance... Read more
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dna
Singapore PM Lee falls ill during speech, suffers minor scareat 10.40 pm (1440 GMT). "I will have a full check-up after this." Lee, the elde
Singapore PM Lee falls ill during speech, suffers minor scare
dna / Posted 4 days ago
at 10.40 pm (1440 GMT). "I will have a full check-up after this." Lee, the eldest son of the city-state's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, was speaking about the idea that a person from any race can become President in Singapore when he took ill.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Honor students—like famous dropouts—also excel as successful entrepreneursrealty and mining businessman Jose “Joey” P. Leviste, Jr. for sending me his in
Honor students—like famous dropouts—also excel as successful entrepreneurs
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
realty and mining businessman Jose “Joey” P. Leviste, Jr. for sending me his interesting book What if the Philippines had a Lee Kuan Yew? He said that he launched this book last year long before then Davao City Mayor Rody R. Duterte was even... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong collapses during live televised speechMay of that year. The diagnosis came more than two decades after he was treated
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong collapses during live televised speech
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
May of that year. The diagnosis came more than two decades after he was treated and cleared of lymphoma. The prime minister, the son of independent Singapore's founding father, the late Lee Kuan Yew, took over from then premier Goh Chok Tong in 20... Read more
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WA Today
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong collapses during live televised speechMay of that year. The diagnosis came more than two decades after he was treated
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong collapses during live televised speech
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
May of that year. The diagnosis came more than two decades after he was treated and cleared of lymphoma. The prime minister, the son of independent Singapore's founding father, the late Lee Kuan Yew, took over from then premier Goh Chok Tong in 20... Read more
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The Age
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong collapses during live televised speechMay of that year. The diagnosis came more than two decades after he was treated
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong collapses during live televised speech
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
May of that year. The diagnosis came more than two decades after he was treated and cleared of lymphoma. The prime minister, the son of independent Singapore's founding father, the late Lee Kuan Yew, took over from then premier Goh Chok Tong in 20... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong collapses during live televised speechMay of that year. The diagnosis came more than two decades after he was treated
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong collapses during live televised speech
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
May of that year. The diagnosis came more than two decades after he was treated and cleared of lymphoma. The prime minister, the son of independent Singapore's founding father, the late Lee Kuan Yew, took over from then premier Goh Chok Tong in 20... Read more
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Canberra Times
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong collapses during live televised speechMay of that year. The diagnosis came more than two decades after he was treated
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong collapses during live televised speech
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
May of that year. The diagnosis came more than two decades after he was treated and cleared of lymphoma. The prime minister, the son of independent Singapore's founding father, the late Lee Kuan Yew, took over from then premier Goh Chok Tong in 20... Read more
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Rappler
Singapore PM falls ill during live televised speechaudience, but aides said his condition was not serious. The 64-year-old leader
Singapore PM falls ill during live televised speech
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
audience, but aides said his condition was not serious. The 64-year-old leader, the son of late founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, stopped speaking and was helped off the rostrum while delivering an annual National Day policy... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Come to think of itgetting things done. It is easy to see why so many hopeful Filipinos see Rody
Come to think of it
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
getting things done. It is easy to see why so many hopeful Filipinos see Rody Duterte as having the potential to become a Lee Kuan Yew. Believe it or not, I am one of those Filipinos. The difference between RRD and LKY is that the former is... Read more
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The Temasek Review
SMART NATION – struggle between Labor and Capital « Bernard K « A – H « Columnists « TR EMERITUSlabor Unions, and illiberal political forces. Nonetheless, Singapore does not
SMART NATION – struggle between Labor and Capital « Bernard K « A – H « Columnists « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 7 days ago
labor Unions, and illiberal political forces. Nonetheless, Singapore does not exist in a vacuum. The liberal speeches of Lee Kuan Yew early in his political career, especially prior to Independence when he decried government controlled media, and... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Amos Yee represents himself in court to stand trial against 8 charges « Events « Snippets « TR EMERITUSagainst him on 12 May 2015. One charge is obscenity for having uploaded a pictu
Amos Yee represents himself in court to stand trial against 8 charges « Events « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 8 days ago
against him on 12 May 2015. One charge is obscenity for having uploaded a picture of the late Singapore prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew in a sexual depiction with the former British prime minister, the late Margaret Thatcher and the second,... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Can we fully trust Dr Lee Wei Ling? « Letters « TR EMERITUSLee Kuan Yew’s daughter Dr Lee Wei Ling have been speaking up vocally against h
Can we fully trust Dr Lee Wei Ling? « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 8 days ago
Lee Kuan Yew’s daughter Dr Lee Wei Ling have been speaking up vocally against her brother Lee Hsien Loong and the current batch of PAP Ministers and the alternative media like yourself have been trumpeting her lines, heralding her as the new voice of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Constitutional Commission completes review of Elected PresidencyCouncil for Minority Rights; and former ambassador to the United States, Profes
Constitutional Commission completes review of Elected Presidency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
Council for Minority Rights; and former ambassador to the United States, Professor Chan Heng Chee, who is chairman of the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities at Singapore University of Technology and Design. The private sector was... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Singapore Passes Expanded Contempt of Court Lawwould no longer write for the government-controlled New Straits Times after edi
Singapore Passes Expanded Contempt of Court Law
Asia Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
would no longer write for the government-controlled New Straits Times after editors censored an article she wrote saying Lee Kuan Yew, the Lee family patriarch and founder of modern Singapore, would have cringed at the depth of hero worship that... Read more
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Calcutta News
Teenage blogger trial 'deeply worrying' sign of Singapore's attempts to curb free expressionsame blogger was sentenced to four weeks in prison for posting a video that car
Teenage blogger trial 'deeply worrying' sign of Singapore's attempts to curb free expression
Calcutta News / Posted 9 days ago
same blogger was sentenced to four weeks in prison for posting a video that caricatured Singapore"s first Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew. "Tolerance and the rights of others are legitimate aims for any State to pursue," the UN expert said.... Read more
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New Kerala
Teenage blogger trial 'deeply worrying' sign of Singapore's attempts to curb free expression - newkerala.com #105541same blogger was sentenced to four weeks in prison for posting a video that car
Teenage blogger trial 'deeply worrying' sign of Singapore's attempts to curb free expression - newkerala.com #105541
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
same blogger was sentenced to four weeks in prison for posting a video that caricatured Singapores first Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew. Tolerance and the rights of others are legitimate aims for any State to pursue, the UN expert said. However,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Commentary: The roles and reality of Singapore’s Elected Presidencyone. The moves for such a transformation came in the aftermath of the 1984 gen
Commentary: The roles and reality of Singapore’s Elected Presidency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
one. The moves for such a transformation came in the aftermath of the 1984 general election, when then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew voiced his concern that if a “rogue government” were voted into office, there were no safeguards to protect... Read more
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Swissinfo
Singapore parliament passes controversial contempt of court billcountries in its World Press Freedom Index, behind Venezuela. Lee Wei Ling, th
Singapore parliament passes controversial contempt of court bill
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
countries in its World Press Freedom Index, behind Venezuela. Lee Wei Ling, the daughter of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew and the younger sister of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, described the government as "authoritarian." On... Read more
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The Economic Times
Why China’s plan to build a new Silk Road runs through Singaporebefore: The country in late 2015 hosted the first summit between Taiwan and Chi
Why China’s plan to build a new Silk Road runs through Singapore
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
before: The country in late 2015 hosted the first summit between Taiwan and China in seven decades, while late leader Lee Kuan Yew was seen as a regional voice of counsel on China relations. Many Chinese officials tread a path each year to... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Dr Lee Wei Ling: I am amazed that there has not been more vocal protest by more Singaporeans « Blogs « Snippets « TR EMERITUSreligious or racial issues. It was this weakness of having a jury swayed by ign
Dr Lee Wei Ling: I am amazed that there has not been more vocal protest by more Singaporeans « Blogs « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 10 days ago
religious or racial issues. It was this weakness of having a jury swayed by ignorance or emotions that lead our founding PM Lee Kuan Yew, to do away with Juries in Singapore courts. If your judges are so vulnerable, then the cabinet is at fault for... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – Former president Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo likened Pr
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 16 days ago
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – Former president Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo likened Pres. Duterte to statesman Lee Kuan Yew, founding father of Singapore. “Some say he is like Donald Trump. They are wrong. The right person is Lee Kuan Yew,” Arroyo said... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Did Nisha Padmanabhan move to San Francisco? « Editorial « TR EMERITUSbreakdown as to how many have Singaporean citizenships but are living elsewhere
Did Nisha Padmanabhan move to San Francisco? « Editorial « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 17 days ago
breakdown as to how many have Singaporean citizenships but are living elsewhere Back in 2008, former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew was quoted as saying that: “Some [immigrants] use [Singapore] as a stepping stone, take courses at our... Read more
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Rappler
Time for a Ramos model in the West Philippine Sea?respect outside the country. Ramos is largely seen as one of the great statesm
Time for a Ramos model in the West Philippine Sea?
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
respect outside the country. Ramos is largely seen as one of the great statesmen in Asia. Some even dubbed him as the Lee Kuan Yew of the Philippines. During a short chat with him last month, he quipped, it is instead the other way around: the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Has the Philippines become an oligarchipelago?is a form of oligarchy and defines a society ruled or controlled by a small min
Has the Philippines become an oligarchipelago?
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
is a form of oligarchy and defines a society ruled or controlled by a small minority of the wealthiest citizens. Lee Kuan Yew was advocating a form of plutocracy when he suggested that rich people should be given two votes in an election,... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Singapore leader's day at White House _ as Instagram shootertrip, given that the last visit by a Singaporean prime minister to the White Ho
Singapore leader's day at White House _ as Instagram shooter
Lake Placid News / Posted 22 days ago
trip, given that the last visit by a Singaporean prime minister to the White House was in 1985 — by Lee's father, the late Lee Kuan Yew. That was during Ronald Reagan's presidency, when the internet as we know it today didn't exist, let alone... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Singapore leader's day at White House — as Instagram shootertrip, given that the last visit by a Singaporean prime minister to the White Ho
Singapore leader's day at White House — as Instagram shooter
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
trip, given that the last visit by a Singaporean prime minister to the White House was in 1985 — by Lee’s father, the late Lee Kuan Yew. That was during Ronald Reagan’s presidency, when the internet as we know it today didn’t exist, let alone... Read more
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Salon.com
Singapore leader’s day at White House _ as Instagram shootertrip, given that the last visit by a Singaporean prime minister to the White Ho
Singapore leader’s day at White House _ as Instagram shooter
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
trip, given that the last visit by a Singaporean prime minister to the White House was in 1985 — by Lee’s father, the late Lee Kuan Yew. That was during Ronald Reagan’s presidency, when the internet as we know it today didn’t exist, let alone... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Singapore leader's day at White House _ as Instagram shootertrip, given that the last visit by a Singaporean prime minister to the White Ho
Singapore leader's day at White House _ as Instagram shooter
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 22 days ago
trip, given that the last visit by a Singaporean prime minister to the White House was in 1985 - by Lee's father, the late Lee Kuan Yew. That was during Ronald Reagan's presidency, when the internet as we know it today didn't exist, let alone... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Singapore leader's day at White House _ as Instagram shootertrip, given that the last visit by a Singaporean prime minister to the White Ho
Singapore leader's day at White House _ as Instagram shooter
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 22 days ago
trip, given that the last visit by a Singaporean prime minister to the White House was in 1985 - by Lee's father, the late Lee Kuan Yew. That was during Ronald Reagan's presidency, when the internet as we know it today didn't exist, let alone... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Singapore leader's day at White House as Instagram shootertrip, given that the last visit by a Singaporean prime minister to the White Ho
Singapore leader's day at White House as Instagram shooter
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 22 days ago
trip, given that the last visit by a Singaporean prime minister to the White House was in 1985 - by Lee's father, the late Lee Kuan Yew. That was during Ronald Reagan's presidency, when the internet as we know it today didn't exist, let alone... Read more
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