Prime Minister David Cameron has made a statement following the death of Singapore’s first Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew.
Prior to the death of Lee Kuan Yew, when he was hospitalised at the Singapore General Hospital on 5 February, Singaporeans expressed concern for his health through social media websites. On 17 March 2015, the Prime Minister’s office announced that Lee’s condition has worsened due to an infection.
Location: Singapore General Hospital, (place of death)
Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew waves during Singapore’s national day celebrations Aug. 9, 2013. The Prime Minister’s Office plans to lodge a police report over false rumors of his death.
Mar 23, 2015 · 00:16 GMT – WELCOME TO AFP’S LIVE REPORT ON the death of Singapore’s founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics.
When Lee Kuan Yew became its first Prime Minister in 1959, Singapore was a newly independent nation with an uncertain future. By the time he left office 31 years later, the small island had been transformed into one of the most prosperous and dynamic countries in the world.
Mar 22, 2015 · Lee’s son, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in a statement that he is «deeply grieved to announce the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, the founding Prime Minister of Singapore».
Former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has died at the age of 91, according to a statement from the prime minister’s office. (Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images)
Lee Kuan Yew GCMG CH SPMJ (16 September 1923 – 23 March 2015), commonly referred to by his initials LKY, was the first Prime Minister of Singapore, governing for three decades.
Lee Kuan Yew, the statesman who transformed Singapore from a port city into a wealthy global hub, dies at the age of 91.
Global leaders praise praise Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy following the leader’s death Singapore’s first PM was lauded as a visionary and for fostering understanding.