Singapore grieves death of nation’s first Prime Minister

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Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew passed away early Monday morning. The country has started its weeklong mourning for the man who is widely known as the founding father of modern day Singapore. CCTV’s Miro Lu filed this report from Singapore.

Singapore grieves death of nation's first Prime Minister

Singapore grieves death of nation's first Prime Minister

Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew passed away at 3:18 am early Monday morning. The country has started its weeklong mourning for the man who is widely known as the founding father of modern day Singapore.


Gregory Poling of CSIS discusses Lee Kuan Yew’s passing

Lee Kuan Yew left his mark on the culture and economy of Singapore. CCTV America interviewed Gregory Poling, an expert in Southeast Asia affairs and a fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Gregory Poling of CSIS discusses Lee Kuan Yew's passing

Gregory Poling of CSIS discusses Lee Kuan Yew's passing

Lee Kuan Yew left his fingerprint on the culture and economy of Singapore. For more on that, CCTV spoke to Gregory Poling, an expert in Southeast Asia affairs and a fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies.


Jeremy Schwarz of Harvard discusses Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy

CCTV America also interviewed Jeremy Schwarz, an Ernest May Fellow in History and Policy, at the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University.

Jeremy Schwarz of Harvard discusses Lee Kuan Yew\'s legacy

Jeremy Schwarz of Harvard discusses Lee Kuan Yew\'s legacy

CCTV America interviewed Jeremy Schwarz, an Ernest May Fellow in History and Policy, at the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University.

Ali Wyne of Wikistrat discusses Lee Kuan Yew’s passing
To help us put Lee Kuan Yew’s passing into perspective, CCTV spoke to Ali Wyne, a Contributing Analyst at Wikistrat. She’s also a Global Fellow at the Project for the Study of the 21st Century.

Ali Wyne of Wikistrat discusses Lee Kuan Yew\'s passing

Ali Wyne of Wikistrat discusses Lee Kuan Yew\'s passing

To help us put Lee Kuan Yew's passing into perspective, CCTV spoke to Ali Wyne, a Contributing Analyst at Wikistrat. She's also a Global Fellow at the Project for the Study of the 21st Century.


Joel Kotkin of Center for Opportunity Urbanism discusses impacts to Singapore economy

CCTV America interviewed Joel Kotkin, the executive director of the Center for Opportunity Urbanism. He’s also a presidential fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University and executive editor of New Geography.com.

Joel Kotkin of Center for Opportunity Urbanism discusses impacts to Singapore economy

Joel Kotkin of Center for Opportunity Urbanism discusses impacts to Singapore economy

CCTV America interviewed Joel Kotkin, the executive director of the Center for Opportunity Urbanism. He's also a presidential fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University and executive editor of New Geography.com.