People Deaths


  • Terror group al-Shabab attacks in Kenya

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports at least 14 people were killed in a terrorist attack at a Kenyan university. The US Embassy in Kenya is saying the Islamic Group al-Shabab is to blame.

  • Paul Reynolds

    Canaccord Genuity said Chief Executive Paul Reynolds had died, three days after becoming ill while competing in a triathlon in Hawaii.

  • After LKY, Singapore is at the crossroads: Pro

    Simon Tay, chairman at Singapore Institute of International Affairs, says Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister, left behind a strong foundation and discusses the country's outlook.

  • LKY's footprint went beyond Singapore: Pro

    Eugene Tan, associate professor at Singapore Management University, outlines the legacies of Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew.

  • Lee Kuan Yew dies at age 91

    Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, shares his thoughts on the legacy of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew.

  • Will Singapore see 'a fascinating decade' ahead?

    Michael Schuman, TIME Magazine's business correspondent for Asia, outlines the merits of Lee Kuan Yew's economic policies and discusses the country's political future.

  • The next stage of growth for Singapore is...

    With its focus on raising productivity, Singapore's economy will continue to rely on its people, says Saktiandi Supaat, head of Global FX Strategy at Maybank.

  • After LKY, Singapore to see more political freedom?

    Ernest Bower, Senior Adviser and Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, says Singapore will see "a more normal governance structure" from now on.

  • Singapore enters post-LKY era

    Apart from a crime-free economic powerhouse, Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew is leaving behind a country that is experiencing enormous demographic changes, says PN Balji, strategist at RHT Digital & Media.

  • Why Singapore is likely to ease again

    With depreciation risks likely to remain on the Singapore dollar, the Monetary Authority of Singapore will ease policy at its April meeting, says Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore.

  • Barroso: Lee Kuan Yew is a 'great statesman'

    Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says Singapore's Lee was an "inspiration" with his stimulating analogies and for transforming Singapore into a "major economic power."

  • Singapore mourns the passing of founding father

    Singapore's prime minister Lee Hsien Loong declared a 7-day period of national mourning to mark the death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew. CNBC's Pauline Chioh reports.

  • How the world will remember Lee Kuan Yew

    Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management, says Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew created a remarkable legacy, which other world leaders will look on with "enormous envy."

  • Ex-US ambassador: We are 'better off' because of LKY

    Jon Huntsman, former U.S. ambassador to Singapore from 1992-1993, says Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew provided foreign leaders with "valuable clarity and insights" about Asia.

  • What Indonesia can learn from Singapore's LKY

    Bambang Brodjonegoro, finance minister of Indonesia, says Lee Kuan Yew's emphasis on governance is an example for other Southeast Asian countries like Indonesia, which is trying to balance growth and governance.

  • The legacy of Lee Kuan Yew

    Frank Lavin, U.S. ambassador to Singapore from 2001-2005, discusses the leadership style of Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and outlines his most important legacy.

  • Lee Kuan Yew is 'irreplaceable': OCBC

    Vasu Menon, Vice-President, Wealth Management Singapore, OCBC, describes the legacy of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew.

  • Lee Kuan Yew is 'Asia's greatest statesman': IHS

    Rajiv Biswas, Asia Pacific chief economist of IHS Global Insight, describes Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew as the "greatest Asian statesman in the post-colonial era."

  • Memorable quotes from Singapore's first and longest serving prime minister Lee Kuan Yew who died on xx at age xx.

  • The country's first prime minister who governed the nation for three decades died on Monday at age 91.