US President Barack Obama: 'Lee Kuan Yew
was a true giant of history, and the great strategist of Asian affairs.
The variety Fastigiata (pictured top left), also known as Irish yew
, has an upright columnar habit, measuring up to 1.
Now an expert from the Ancient Yew
Group has confirmed that the tree was at least 500-years-old and was maybe even older by a "noticeable margin".
The ancient yew
may have been planted around the time that Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa.
The Fortingall Yew
- thought to be 3,000 to 5,000 years old - has been classed for centuries as a male tree.
In the short video on YouTube titled "Lee Kuan Yew
Is Finally Dead
The hedge includes saplings from other famous yews
across Britain including trees at Borrowdale in Yorkshire, which feature in William Wordsworth's 1803 poem Yew
Trees, and cuttings from the Fortingall Yew
in Perthshire, which is reputed to be 4,000 years old.
Khaw Boon Wan noted on his Facebook that the construction of such a bridge had been suggested by Lee Kuan Yew
when he visited Marina Bay in 2004.
On behalf of the President of Kazakhstan and the Kazakh people, Prime Minister Massimov expressed condolences to Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong - son of Lee Kuan Yew
He said Lee Kuan Yew
was a true statesman who transformed Singapore from a small port city into a wealthy global hub.
In his condolence message Nawaz Sharif said Lee Kuan Yew
was a visionary and great leader of charismatic personality and the services rendered by him for his country will be always remembered.
Lee Kuan Yew
, the Singaporean official who transformed the island outpost into one of the wealthiest and least corrupt countries in Asia, died in hospital on Monday morning.
com)-- Olive Yew
, a jewelry designer specializing in feminine and petite handmade jewelry, is pleased to be a part of the newly announced Etsy / American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) partnership.
Bio-Pharm Group, a major grower and seller of yew
materials used to produce traditional Chinese medicines, has collaborated with an American health supplement company.
A VILLAGE in Mid Wales is believed to have Europe's oldest tree - a yew
believed to be more than 5,000 years old.