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Lee Kuan Yew, (born 16 September 1923 – 23 March 2015) was the first Prime Minister of Singapore, governing for three decades. Lee, recognised as the founding father of modern Singapore and a grandee of Asian politics, has died at the age of 91.
MEDIA AND POLITICS IN PACIFIC ASIA - Review by YEOH SENG GUAN
YANGON (Reuters) - During his four years in a Myanmar jail, Buddhist monk Ashin Kawvida was kept in solitary confinement. Interrogators beat him. Prison seemed to have no rules, he said.
AMID the hand-wringing about what a Joe Biden administration in the United States could mean to the American posture in East Asia, here’s something of equal importance unspooling in another corner of the continent that could, at some point, tail back to us: last month’s murder of Iran’s top nuclear scientist and the fallout from US President Donald Trump’s end-of-term moves towards that nation.