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Paying Respect to Kwa Geok Choo
Lee Kuan Yew's Wife Dies at 89

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Together with fellow Filipinos currently working in Singapore, this blog wishes to pay its respect to the late Kwa Geok Choo, wife of Lee Kuan Yew who is the man who transformed Singapore to what it is now - a first class city state and one of the developed countries in the world.

Kwa Geok Choo passed away peacefully at home Saturday at the age of 89. She is survived by her husband, 2 sons (one of whom is the current Singapore Prime Mineser Lee Hsien Loong and a neurologist daughter. A public wake will be held at the prime minister's official residence on Oct. 4-5 and a private funeral will take place Oct. 6.

Source Yahoo!

The former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew wrote on his political memoir that "Choo was a tower of strength, giving me constant emotional and intellectual support." And it is just apt to recognize that Choo's support ably helped Lee Kuan Yew in his term and accomplishments.

Singapore is now the fourth leading financial center in the world and a favorite immigrant destination including Filipino migrants. Singapore jobs is one of the most sought after jobs not only by Filipinos but other Asians as well.

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