Video: Teachers tell children to bow to photo of Lee Kuan Yew


SINGAPORE – A video being circulated on Facebook shows a group of kindergarten children bowing in front of a banner bearing the photograph of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew.

According to Facebook user Tengu Fuming, the video was shot at a residential block where a kindergarten is located.

In the video, a group of small children can be seen bowing three times in front of the banner. At least four adults were with them at the time.

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The kindergarten at my block asking the children to bow three time out of respect to the photo of Mr Lee after telling them a short story of him. Do the children understand?

Posted by Tengmu Fuming on Sunday, March 20, 2016

The caption accompanying the Facebook video indicated that teachers had taught the children to do so after telling them a story about him.

But the user was sceptical about the lesson, writing in the post: “Do the children understand?”

The 39-second video has been shared 1,574 times, and viewed 85,942 times in less than 24 hours.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 – 11:41
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