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Rodger Baker, VP of Asia-Pacific Analysis at Stratfor, says the suicide of a South Korean tycoon, which has sparked a political scandal, could hamper government efforts to strengthen the economy.
Barbara Bergmann, a pioneer in the study of gender in the economy, died on April 5 at her home in Maryland, reports the New York Times.
Ken Prewitt, a long-respected journalist and the former co-host of Bloomberg Radio's flagship "Surveillance," died Saturday, the news service said.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty on Count 1 of use of a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death, reports CNBC's Scott Wapner. Count 1 is a death penalty charge.
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.
Canaccord Genuity said Chief Executive Paul Reynolds had died, three days after becoming ill while competing in a triathlon in Hawaii.
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.
Eugene Tan, associate professor at Singapore Management University, outlines the legacies of Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew.
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, shares his thoughts on the legacy of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
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."
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.
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.
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.