03 Feb '15, 6am

Photos of PM Lee looking terrified while lighting CNY firecrackers in Singapore

Photos of PM Lee looking terrified while lighting CNY firecrackers in Singapore

At this year’s Chinatown Chinese New Year light-up ceremony on Jan. 31, 2015, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (rank Brigadier General ) was accompanied by his posse of important people, including Minister Chan Chun Sing and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Sam Tan, to perform the annual mandatory set-some-stuff-on-fire-and-let’s-bring-on-the-festive-cheer thing. As part of tradition, or something, PM Lee was invited to light a real live firecracker that would explode in close proximity to his face. Check out how chill MP Lily Neo (in pink) is on the left. She actually looks like she is enjoying herself. Photos and captions below are borrowed from this dodgy-looking Chinese website that doesn’t seem to have originated from Singapore. The photos have been imported wholesale here and accompanied by the Chinese captions that have been translated from the site fo...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2015/02/here-are-some-photos-of-brig...

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