The Passing Of A Legend - Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew

Tribute site beside Jurong Regional Library

Grave news shook the world in the wee hours of March 23rd 2015. 

Lee Kuan Yew, the former Prime Minister of Singapore has passed away peacefully at 3.18am. He has been warded at the Singapore General Hospital since February 05 for severe pneumonia where he remained critically ill. He was 91.

For the days leading up to his demise, the PMO (Prime Minister's Office) has been updating Mr Lee's health status daily. His deteriorating  health is worrying and I knew what is to come but still, I was shaken when the inevitable happened. 

I thought I would remain indifferent to his death but I was dead wrong. I may not see eye to eye with all his decisions or agree with the policies he make but I have to give him credit for dedicating his whole life shaping Singapore into what she is today.

Nobody is perfect but he did what he thought he had to do in the way he thought best. And for that, I am grateful.

Several community tribute sites has been set up all over Singapore for Singaporeans to pay their respects to the great leader. I visited two of the community tribute sites to pay my respects.

Tribute site at Choa Chu Kang opposite Choa Chu Kang LRT Station

Ms Low Yen Ling, Mayor of South West District

From 23rd March onwards, residents can pay their tributes to Mr Lee Kuan Yew at 10 Community Tribute Sites:

1. Ang Mo Kio Town Centre, Central Stage between 709 and 712 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8
2. Bedok Town Centre Open space (In front of 209 New Upper Changi Road Singapore 460209, outside Sheng Siong Supermarket)
3. Hard Court (opposite Choa Chu Kang MRT Station), Choa Chu Kang Loop Singapore 680355
4. Canopy beside Jurong Regional Library (J Link), Jurong East Central 1 Singapore 609731
5. Tanjong Pagar Community Club, 101 Cantonment Road Singapore 089774
6. Tampines Community Plaza (in front of Tampines One Mall), 10 Tampines Central 1 Singapore 529536
7. Toa Payoh Central Community Club, 93 Toa Payoh Central Singapore 319194
8. Sengkang Community Hub (Hardcourt), 2 Sengkang Square Singapore 545025
9. Hong Lim Park, next to Telok Ayer Hong Lim Green Community Centre
10. People’s Association Headquarters, 9 King George’s Avenue Singapore 208581

These community sites will be opened from 10am till 8pm.

For full list of the Community Tribute Sites, please visit:

Remembering Lee Kuan Yew
Remembering Lee Kuan Yew.Our activist did a short tribute video for Mr Lee Kuan Yew and we wanted to share it with everyone.Mr Tang Wing Fai said: "Mr Lee has done so much and great for us. This is the little effort we can do to remember him with gratitude. 李光耀先生的悼念短片收到许多朋友的正面的反馈。点击率已经高达3800. 谢谢朋友们的支持。请继续与你们的朋友分享。希望我们可以达到5万的目标!将这份礼物献给我们的国父!李光耀先生为我们做了巨大贡献。这是我们可以为他做的小小心意。"#TributetoLKY#LeeKuanYewTo leave your tribute, visit Official Updates, go to:
Posted by People's Action Party on Wednesday, 25 March 2015

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