Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore begins mourning for Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore has begun seven days of national mourning for Lee Kuan Yee, the country’s founding father who was as respected as he was feared. Lee, 91, succumbed to pneumonia on Monday morning at Singapore General Hospital, where he was admitted in February, the government announced. It said Lee had “passed[…]

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Singapore’s founding father dies

The government says Lee Kuan Yew, who as the founder of modern Singapore helped transform the sleepy port into one of the world’s richest nations, has died. He was 91. Lee was admitted to Singapore General Hospital on Feb. 5 for severe pneumonia and was later put on life support. The[…]

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