20 May '11, 11pm

While we consider naming our airport after LKY, why don't we also urge our local filmmakers to produce historical...

THE retirement of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong from the Cabinet signifies the passing of an era. Both elder statesmen have contributed immensely to the building of Singapore and their efforts should be duly recognised. I urge local film-makers to produce historical films on Mr Lee and Mr Goh's respective tenures as Singapore's first and second prime ministers as a way to acknowledge their tremendous accomplishments. For instance, one film could chronicle the struggles by Mr Lee and his Old Guard comrades as they fought for Singapore's independence in the 1950s and 1960s, as well as their quest to build a First World economy in the 1970s and 1980s. How the Second Generation leadership, led by Mr Goh, steered Singapore through the various crises in the 1990s and the early 2000s, such as the 1997 Asian financial crisis and the 2003 Sars epide...

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