PM Lee draws groans as “Mee Siam Mai Hum” comedy gig goes global

PM Lee draws groans as “Mee Siam Mai Hum” comedy gig goes global

Washington — PM Lee Hsien Loong made his long-awaited première on the after-dinner comedy circuit last night, drawing largely negative reviews from an audience of stoic and middle-aged U.S. businessmen. Armed with a stockpile of crass and offensive jokes, he drew groans — and few laughs — with his quips, including several about China’s environmental problems. “Beijing residents joke that to get a free smoke all they have to do is open their windows!” Mr Lee said, as members of his entourage were seen shielding their faces and cowering in their seats in visible embarrassment. Mr Lee also alluded to thousands of…