On 29 November, former US Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger passed away at 100. Despite praises from global leaders, his controversial legacy persists, marked by brutal interventions and geopolitical decisions that caused immense human suffering. Accusations of orchestrating coups, supporting dictators, and turning a blind eye to atrocities stain his mark on this world.
Mrs Leaena Tambyah’s unparalleled dedication transformed the lives of many with disabilities in Singapore. As the founder of the nation’s first school for children with multiple disabilities, her enduring legacy stands as a beacon of hope and progress.
Those wishing to pay their final respects may do so at her funeral service on Monday, 1.30 pm, at 85 University Road.
Rasminah, an Indonesian advocate, passes away after leading a successful judicial review against child marriage laws.
Rasminah’s courageous battle reshaped Indonesia’s stance on underage unions. Her journey, alongside fellow survivors, led to legal milestones that challenged and changed the laws governing girls’ marriage age, leaving an enduring impact.