SOLE 2 SOLE Journal — SG50

Farewell to Mr. Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew Remembering Lee Kuan Yew SG50 Singapore

This whole week has been an emotional one watching our country mourn the passing of our founding father Mr. Lee Kuan Yew.  As a kid growing up in the 1970s and 1980s, I remember my parents talking about the stop at two policy when I asked why did they not have another kid (there's just me and my brother)! And we were of that generation where the bilingualism policy of learning our Mother Tongue was in place in education. I used to wonder why my cousins could all learn Malay but I had to learn Mandarin, a language that I...

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