Top 10 Searches On Yahoo Singapore Were Related To Lee Kuan Yew

On the day Singapore bid farewell to Lee Kuan Yew, the former Prime Minister was obviously on the minds of everyone in the country. The top 10 searches on the Yahoo Singapore search engine were all connected in some way to him and his funeral.

Here they are:

Lee Kuan Yew Funeral

The state funeral of the late Lee Kuan Yew took place on Sunday. Tens of thousands braved the heavy rain to line the route of the funeral procession.


Lee Hsien Loong

He delivered the first eulogy for his father and at times, he had trouble choking back his tears.


Lee Wei Ling

The only daughter of the late Lee Kuan Yew, the director of the National Neuroscience Institute was rarely seen during the Lying-in-State of her father.

Lee Hsien Loong and family walking during funeral procession. 


Lee Hsien Yang

The younger son of the late Lee Kuan Yew and the chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, he delivered the final eulogy and spoke on behalf of the Lee family.

Lee Hsien Yang, son of former leader Lee Kuan Yew, delivers his eulogy during the funeral service at the University Cultural Centre at the National University of Singapore March 29, 2015. Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders on Sunday to pay their final respects to the country's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, as the nation came to a near-halt to honour its "founding father". REUTERS/Edgar SuLee Hsien Yang, son of former leader Lee Kuan Yew, delivers his eulogy during the funeral service at the University …


Remembering Lee Kuan Yew

A website and Facebook page called“Remembering Lee Kuan Yew” was set up to provide important information to mourners. Details such as queue updates to the Lying-in-State and funeral procession can be found on the site. It was also a trending term on Twitter after Lee’s death.

Screengrab of the Remembering Lee Kuan Yew website.


Kwa Geok Choo

She is the deceased wife of the late Lee Kuan Yew, who passed away before him in 2010. After her death, Lee was never quite the same.

FILE - In this May 1, 2006, file photo, Singapore's then Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, left, shares a light moment with his wife, Kwa Geok Choo, right, during the Labour Day Rally in Singapore. Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern Singapore who helped transform the sleepy port into one of the world's richest nations, died Monday, March 23, 2015, the government said. He was 91. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)


Bill Clinton

The former US president lead a high-powered delegation from the US who included Henry Kissinger, the former US Secretary of State.

Former US president Bill Clinton arrives at the University Cultural Center (UCC) for the funeral services for Singapore's former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 29, 2015


Goh Chok Tong

Goh Chok Tong is the emeritus senior minister of Singapore. He succeeded Lee as the second prime minister of Singapore from 1990 to 2004. In his eulogy, Goh said, “For me, he would always be my teacher.”

Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong and wife paying their respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew at the Family Wake on 23 Mar 2015 at the Sri Temasek, Istana. (Photo courtesy of Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore) 


Lee Kuan Yew Biography

The late Lee Kuan Yew has written a two-volume set of memoirs, among many other books and essays.



King of Bhutan

The King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, came to Singapore to pay his respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew and attend his state funeral.

The King of Bhutan pays his respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew. 


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