09 May '11, 10am

Past struggles forgotten by young: MM

With the opposition gaining seats in the general election, Lee Kuan Yew complains about the ungratefulness of youth. ST : MINISTER Mentor Lee Kuan Yew gave his first – albeit indirect – assessment of the 2011 general election result on Sunday, remarking at a community event in Tanglin Halt that the younger generation ‘does not remember from whence we came’. ‘That is to be expected,’ he said. ‘But I do and those amongst you who are older than 50 will remember.’ ‘And do not believe that the Singapore flight can be on auto-pilot. We will run into a storm, we will run into all kinds of emergencies and we must have good pilots on board,’ he added. … Asked by reporters later about the drop in the PAP’s vote share from 66.6 per cent in 2006 to 60.1 per cent in this year’s general election, he said: ‘I’ve also noticed that and I’m sure the Prime Minister and his team will sit down...

Full article: http://leewatch.info/2011/05/09/past-struggles-forgotten-...

Tweets

Lee Kuan Yew resigns from Cabinet

leewatch.info 14 May '11, 11am

We have studied the new political situation and thought how it can affect the future. We have made our contributions to th...

REWIND: Lee Kuan Yew, February 2006: "So I told...

Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew has challenged the opposition to contest in his constituency in the upcoming general election...