bbc.co.uk Archives - 27 March 2015, Friday

  • Lee Kuan Yew: Singaporeans urged not to join queues - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 27 Mar '15, 9am

    Tents and water stations have been put up around Parliament House for the crowds Singapore's authorities have advised people to stop joining the queues to view founding father and statesman Lee Kuan Yew as he lies in state. They warned that by Friday afternoon the queuing time to ente...

  • How Lee Kuan Yew engineered Singapore's economic miracle - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 25 Mar '15, 3am

    Lee Kuan Yew's emphasis on growth, the thrust on making Singapore attractive as a destination for investment as well as the focus on drawing world class manpower; building state of the art infrastructure and excellent air and sea linkages; a low and transparent tax regime; clean and e...

  • VIDEO: Procession carries Lee Kuan Yew coffin to Singapore parliament

    Queues to see Lee Kuan Yew continue to grow in Singapore - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 25 Mar '15, 2am

    Queues to pay respects to Singapore's former prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, continue to grow, despite officials advising people joining them. Mr Lee, who led the city-state to independence and served as its prime minister for 31 years, died on Monday at the age of 91. His body of Singa...

  • Lee Kuan Yew: Thousands queue to view founder lying in state - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 25 Mar '15, 2am

    Thousands of people in Singapore are queuing to pay tribute to late statesman Lee Kuan Yew as he lies in state in parliament. His body was moved by gun carriage on Wednesday morning from his official residence and through the city. Mr Lee, who died in hospital on Monday aged 91, led t...

  • Lee Kuan Yew: Thousands queue to view founder lying in state - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 25 Mar '15, 2am

    Thousands of people in Singapore are queuing to pay tribute to late statesman Lee Kuan Yew as he lies in state in parliament. His body was moved by gun carriage on Wednesday morning from his official residence and through the city. Mr Lee, who died in hospital on Monday aged 91, led t...

  • Lee Kuan Yew: Huge queue to view founder lying in state - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 25 Mar '15, 2am

    A huge queue has formed in central Singapore as thousands wait to pay tribute to late statesman Lee Kuan Yew lying in state in parliament. As of 15:00 local time (07:00 BST), the waiting time was eight hours. Officials are discouraging people from joining the queue but said the viewin...

  • Lee Kuan Yew's body moved to Singapore parliament for mourning - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 25 Mar '15, 2am

    The coffin was moved through the city on board a ceremonial gun carriage The body of Singaporean statesman Lee Kuan Yew has been moved by gun carriage from his official residence to parliament where it will lie in state. Thousands lined the streets to pay tribute to Mr Lee, who led th...

  • How Lee Kuan Yew engineered Singapore's economic miracle - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 24 Mar '15, 10pm

    Lee Kuan Yew's emphasis on growth, the thrust on making Singapore attractive as a destination for investment as well as the focus on drawing world class manpower; building state of the art infrastructure and excellent air and sea linkages; a low and transparent tax regime; clean and e...

  • VIDEO: Lee's legacy: Singapore in numbers

    Lee Kuan Yew's legacy: Singapore in facts and figures - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 23 Mar '15, 5pm

    Lee Kuan Yew, the statesman who transformed Singapore from a small port city into a wealthy global hub, has died at the age of 91. The city-state's prime minister for 31 years, he was widely respected as the architect of Singapore's prosperity. But he was criticised for his iron grip ...

  • VIDEO: Singapore: From third world to first

    Singapore: From third world to first - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 23 Mar '15, 8am

    Singapore: From third world to first 23 March 2015 Last updated at 01:25 GMT Singapore's first and longest serving Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew has died at the age of 91. He was towering figure in the city-state's history, and is widely seen as a pivotal figure in its transformation fr...

  • News - Singapore mourns founding father Lee Kuan Yew

    bbc.co.uk 23 Mar '15, 8am

    23 March 2015 Last updated at 11:38 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Singapore mourns founding father Lee Kuan Yew Flowers, messages and other tributes are piling up outside the hospital where Lee Kuan Yew died Continue reading the main st...

  • Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91 - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 23 Mar '15, 7am

    Lee Kuan Yew, the statesman who transformed Singapore from a small port city into a wealthy global hub, has died at the age of 91. The city-state's prime minister for 31 years, he was widely respected as the architect of Singapore's prosperity. But he was criticised for his iron grip ...

  • İtalya'da oğluna Rolex alınan bakan istifa etti - BBC Türkçe

    bbc.co.uk 20 Mar '15, 12pm

    İtalya'da hafta başında düzenlenen yolsuzluk operasyonuna adı karışan Altyapı ve Ulaştırma Bakanı Maurizio Lupi istifa etti Pazartesi günü yapılan operasyonda, toplamda 25 milyar euro değerindeki ihalelerde yolsuzluk yaptıkları gerekçesiyle 4 kişi gözaltına alınmış, 51 kişi hakkında d...

  • İtalya'da oğluna Rolex alınan bakan istifa etti - BBC Türkçe

    bbc.co.uk 20 Mar '15, 12pm

    İtalya'da hafta başında düzenlenen yolsuzluk operasyonuna adı karışan Altyapı ve Ulaştırma Bakanı Maurizio Lupi istifa etti Pazartesi günü yapılan operasyonda, toplamda 25 milyar euro değerindeki ihalelerde yolsuzluk yaptıkları gerekçesiyle 4 kişi gözaltına alınmış, 51 kişi hakkında d...

  • Companies bet on #Bitcoin helping millions in Africa

    News - Could Bitcoin ease the pain of Africa's migrant workforce?

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '15, 10am

    10 March 2015 Last updated at 00:34 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Could Bitcoin ease the pain of Africa's migrant workforce? By Tom Jackson Cape Town Bitcoin might conjour up visions of dark doings on the Silk Road website and wildly fl...

  • News - Could Bitcoin ease the pain of Africa's migrant workforce?

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '15, 1am

    10 March 2015 Last updated at 00:34 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Could Bitcoin ease the pain of Africa's migrant workforce? By Tom Jackson Cape Town Bitcoin might conjour up visions of dark doings on the Silk Road website and wildly fl...

  • News - Could Bitcoin ease the pain of Africa's migrant workforce?

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '15, 12am

    10 March 2015 Last updated at 00:34 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Could Bitcoin ease the pain of Africa's migrant workforce? By Tom Jackson Cape Town Bitcoin might conjour up visions of dark doings on the Silk Road website and wildly fl...

  • News - Could Bitcoin ease the pain of Africa's migrant workforce?

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '15, 12am

    10 March 2015 Last updated at 00:34 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Could Bitcoin ease the pain of Africa's migrant workforce? By Tom Jackson Cape Town Bitcoin might conjour up visions of dark doings on the Silk Road website and wildly fl...

  • News - Could Bitcoin ease the pain of Africa's migrant workforce?

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '15, 12am

    10 March 2015 Last updated at 00:34 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Could Bitcoin ease the pain of Africa's migrant workforce? By Tom Jackson Cape Town Bitcoin might conjour up visions of dark doings on the Silk Road website and wildly fl...

  • News - Could Bitcoin ease the pain of Africa's migrant workforce?

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '15, 12am

    10 March 2015 Last updated at 00:34 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Could Bitcoin ease the pain of Africa's migrant workforce? By Tom Jackson Cape Town Bitcoin might conjour up visions of dark doings on the Silk Road website and wildly fl...

  • News - Mass fish deaths off Singapore coast spark concern

    bbc.co.uk 06 Mar '15, 2am

    6 March 2015 Last updated at 00:41 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Mass fish deaths off Singapore coast spark concern By Tessa Wong BBC News, Singapore Continue reading the main story Related Stories Singapore profile Malaysia profile Las...

  • News - Mass fish deaths off Singapore coast spark concern

    bbc.co.uk 06 Mar '15, 1am

    6 March 2015 Last updated at 00:41 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Mass fish deaths off Singapore coast spark concern By Tessa Wong BBC News, Singapore Continue reading the main story Related Stories Singapore profile Malaysia profile Las...

  • News - Singapore to cane and jail two Germans for vandalism

    bbc.co.uk 05 Mar '15, 9am

    5 March 2015 Last updated at 06:10 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Singapore to cane and jail two Germans for vandalism Hinz (R) had entered the depot together with Von Knorre in November Continue reading the main story Related Stories Si...

  • News - Singapore to cane and jail two Germans for vandalism

    bbc.co.uk 05 Mar '15, 8am

    5 March 2015 Last updated at 06:10 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Singapore to cane and jail two Germans for vandalism Hinz (R) had entered the depot together with Von Knorre in November Continue reading the main story Related Stories Si...

  • VIDEO: Singapore is most expensive city

    News - Singapore world's most expensive city to live in

    bbc.co.uk 03 Mar '15, 5am

    Singapore world's most expensive city to live in 3 March 2015 Last updated at 04:43 GMT Singapore is the world's most expensive city, according to an index compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit. It comes in ahead of Paris, Oslo, Zurich and London. Timothy McDonald reports from S...

  • News - Singapore remains world's most expensive city

    bbc.co.uk 03 Mar '15, 1am

    2 March 2015 Last updated at 22:07 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Singapore remains world's most expensive city Singapore is 11% more expensive than New York for basic groceries Continue reading the main story Related Stories Singapore a...

  • News - Singapore remains world's most expensive city

    bbc.co.uk 02 Mar '15, 10pm

    2 March 2015 Last updated at 22:07 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Singapore remains world's most expensive city Singapore is 11% more expensive than New York for basic groceries Continue reading the main story Related Stories Singapore a...

  • News - Singapore remains world's most expensive city

    bbc.co.uk 02 Mar '15, 10pm

    2 March 2015 Last updated at 22:07 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Singapore remains world's most expensive city Singapore is 11% more expensive than New York for basic groceries Continue reading the main story Related Stories Singapore a...

  • News - Singapore remains world's most expensive city

    bbc.co.uk 02 Mar '15, 10pm

    2 March 2015 Last updated at 22:07 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Singapore remains world's most expensive city Singapore is 11% more expensive than New York for basic groceries Continue reading the main story Related Stories Singapore a...

  • News - Singapore remains world's most expensive city

    bbc.co.uk 02 Mar '15, 10pm

    2 March 2015 Last updated at 22:07 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Singapore remains world's most expensive city Singapore is 11% more expensive than New York for basic groceries Continue reading the main story Related Stories Singapore a...