SINGAPORE - Members of Parliament will ask the Government to consider how Singapore's founding prime minister, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, can be honoured when Parliament sits on Monday.
Among the suggestions are two from Ms Foo Mee Har (West Coast GRC). The first is to have a Founder's Day "to provide Singaporeans the opportunity to remember the struggles of the country in the early years".
According to Parliament's Order Paper - which lists questions that MPs have submitted for the session - her other suggestion, which has also been raised separately by Dr Lily Neo (Tanjong Pagar GRC), is to have Singapore notes and coins bear Mr Lee's image.
Both Dr Neo and Mr Ang Wei Neng (Jurong GRC) have also tabled questions for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong asking that the government consider renaming Changi Airport after the late Mr Lee.
Mr Lee died on March 23 March aged 91.
Besides the 31 questions on various issues tabled for Monday's session, four Bills are also being introduced. One is an amendment to the Monetary Authority of Singapore Act, and another an amendment to the Government Securities Act.
The Transport Ministry will introduce two new Bills: one on unmanned aircraft, and the other on third-party taxi booking service providers.
Two e-books on the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew free for download
The e-books are available on Apple's iPad (but not iPhone), and Android tablets and smartphones from The Straits Times Star E-books app. To get them:
- Type "The Straits Times Star" to search for The Straits Times Star E-books app.
- Download it onto your iPad or Android device.
- Go to "I'm just browsing"
- You will find Lee Kuan Yew: The Final Journey and Lee Kuan Yew: The Man And His Ideas inside the app.
The app is designed to work on iPad devices running iOS 6 and above. The app is best viewed on tablets.
Due to its size, it is best downloaded over Wi-Fi.
The Straits Times has also released the PDFs of its print coverage of Mr Lee's death, from March 23 to March 30. This is also sponsored by DBS Bank.