Lee Kuan Yew: A Tribute

Straits Times Press

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LEE KUAN YEW: A Tribute is a keepsake collection of stories on
Singapore’s first prime minister, initially published in The Straits Times
from 23 to 27 March 2015.

It captures Lee Kuan Yew’s impact on Singaporeans and on the
geopolitical stage, in tributes from his colleagues, family and friends,
and essays by the newspaper’s most seasoned political journalists.


Founding Father:
Union rabble rouser • Singapore’s first prime minister • Early years: Barisan
walkout, social shake-out, British pull-out • First among equals • The LKY I
remember – Othman Wok, Jean Marshall, Sidek Saniff, SR Nathan

Party Man:
On the campaign trail • Grooming younger leaders • This is a job that has to
be finished and I’ll finish it • Mr Lee’s knuckleduster approach to opponents •
The LKY I remember – S Dhanabalan, George Yeo, James Fu, Richard Hu,
Abdullah Tarmugi

Nation Builder:
Early years: port, homes, industry • Did Mr Lee create a Singapore in his own
image? • The LKY I remember – Liu Thai Ker, Heng Swee Keat, Peter Seah,
Lim Siong Guan, Koh Hock Kiat, Cheong Yip Seng, Alan Chan

Foreign Policy Architect:
Global links • Small state must seek maximum number of friends • In Mr Lee’s
later years, the world turned to him as seer and sage • The LKY I remember –
Tommy Koh, Henry Kissinger, S Jayakumar, Chan Heng Chee, Bilahari Kausikan

Family Man:
I would be a different man • When you needed him, he was there • Devoted
husband and caring father • The LKY I remember – Lee Wei Ling, Lee Hsien
Yang, Monica Lee, Lee Suan Yew, Ng Kok Song

Trim Size
210 mm x 250 mm
148 pages
Published Date (Year)