Posted: August 10, 2012 in Uncategorized

Lee Kuan Yew Watch

Lee Kuan Yew is not dead.  Photo from ST, and ZDNet with the story the mainstream media in Singapore did not cover:

Singapore celebrated its 47th birthday yesterday and as I do most years, I stayed in to watch the annual parade on the telly along with my fellow citizens.

But this year was a little different. This year, many were watching with bated breath when it was time for the ministers to take their seats on the grandstand, waiting to see if the country’s founding father and first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew would appear as he did every year.

Lee, according to the Twitter rumor mill, had died earlier this week.

His supposedly death was a trending topic on Monday but went so viral on Wednesday even my mum called her reporter-daughter to check if Lee was indeed dead.

The rumors varied. One claimed he was brain-dead…

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