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The Temasek Review
Our National Paradox « Bernard K « A – H « Columnists « TR EMERITUSThey’re taking control of strategy, as did young officers in Japan in the 1930s
Our National Paradox « Bernard K « A – H « Columnists « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 15 hours ago
They’re taking control of strategy, as did young officers in Japan in the 1930s, recalls Prof. Huang Jing, also with the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. “They are thinking what they can do, not what they should do. This is very dangerous.”... Read more
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Pilipino Star
’Ako ang boss ninyo’stakeholders of this nation come together, we shall know if the Duterte demeano
’Ako ang boss ninyo’
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
stakeholders of this nation come together, we shall know if the Duterte demeanor can be likened to Singapore’s iconic Lee Kuan Yew. Otherwise, President Rody will just be another president that will have been forced to contend with the many... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Who will be accountable for all the lapses in the AGO report? « A – H « Columnists « TR EMERITUSmostly appear as a news item than a analytical critical piece. It’s sad that w
Who will be accountable for all the lapses in the AGO report? « A – H « Columnists « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted yesterday
mostly appear as a news item than a analytical critical piece. It’s sad that we have regressed alot since the death of Lee Kuan Yew. If this would have happen in his era, heads will roll and departments torn down and revamped. Moreover, the... Read more
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Sun Star
Nalzaro: Duterte quotesnot be used as an excuse. If they violated the law, then they should pay for it
Nalzaro: Duterte quotes
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
not be used as an excuse. If they violated the law, then they should pay for it. According to Singapore's great leader, Lee Kuan Yew: “In criminal law legislation, our priority is the security and well-being of law abiding citizens rather than... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Dr Chee Soon Juan: Singapore’s future and the PAP « Opinion « TR EMERITUSmuscle in on the economic scene not because the people didn’t have the wherewit
Dr Chee Soon Juan: Singapore’s future and the PAP « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 2 days ago
muscle in on the economic scene not because the people didn’t have the wherewithal to compete internationally, but because Lee Kuan Yew knew that controlling the country’s economics was also the best way of controlling its politics. Hence, the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte and the national frenzyon eradicating this national scourge once and for all. A celebratory comparison
Duterte and the national frenzy
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
on eradicating this national scourge once and for all. A celebratory comparison to the late Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew is cause enough for them to unquestionably approve any of President Duterte’s policies, ethical or otherwise.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Let Seth Godin Break Everything You Know About Leadershipa leader might consider based on her personality or the specific scenario she i
Let Seth Godin Break Everything You Know About Leadership
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
a leader might consider based on her personality or the specific scenario she is in. For example, pragmatists like Lee Kuan Yew appeal to reason, people’s sense of decency and their aspiration for excellent results. Having drawn his... Read more
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asianage
Are we serious about Clean India?practice it. To appreciate the need to be law-abiding, as in Singapore, we sho
Are we serious about Clean India?
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
practice it. To appreciate the need to be law-abiding, as in Singapore, we should recall the benevolent dictatorship of Lee Kuan Yew, that inculcated this sense of civic discipline. But the moment our government (of whichever party) tries to do... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Singaporeans should fear PAP no more, PAP fears its own shadow « Life Stories « Opinion « TR EMERITUS(This post is dedicated to Singaporeans who still fear the PAP.) Lee Kuan Yew
Singaporeans should fear PAP no more, PAP fears its own shadow « Life Stories « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 3 days ago
(This post is dedicated to Singaporeans who still fear the PAP.) Lee Kuan Yew had understood the power of fear (and greed) and cultivated a population to fear PAP in order to remain in power forever, if possible. A divided citizenry allows PAP to... Read more
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The Courier
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopoveranimal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopover
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
animal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the city. Strong prime ministerial support by Lee Kuan Yew saw Singapore Zoo open in the centre of the island in 1973. The adjoining Night Safari began in 1994; and River... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopoveranimal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopover
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
animal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the city. Strong prime ministerial support by Lee Kuan Yew saw Singapore Zoo open in the centre of the island in 1973. The adjoining Night Safari began in 1994; and River... Read more
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The Young Witness
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopoveranimal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopover
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
animal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the city. Strong prime ministerial support by Lee Kuan Yew saw Singapore Zoo open in the centre of the island in 1973. The adjoining Night Safari began in 1994; and River... Read more
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Western Advocate
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopoveranimal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopover
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
animal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the city. Strong prime ministerial support by Lee Kuan Yew saw Singapore Zoo open in the centre of the island in 1973. The adjoining Night Safari began in 1994; and River... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopoveranimal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopover
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
animal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the city. Strong prime ministerial support by Lee Kuan Yew saw Singapore Zoo open in the centre of the island in 1973. The adjoining Night Safari began in 1994; and River... Read more
8 related stories
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Manning River Times
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopoveranimal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopover
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
animal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the city. Strong prime ministerial support by Lee Kuan Yew saw Singapore Zoo open in the centre of the island in 1973. The adjoining Night Safari began in 1994; and River... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopoveranimal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopover
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 5 days ago
animal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the city. Strong prime ministerial support by Lee Kuan Yew saw Singapore Zoo open in the centre of the island in 1973. The adjoining Night Safari began in 1994; and River... Read more
8 related stories
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The North West Star
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopoveranimal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopover
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
animal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the city. Strong prime ministerial support by Lee Kuan Yew saw Singapore Zoo open in the centre of the island in 1973. The adjoining Night Safari began in 1994; and River... Read more
8 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopoveranimal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the
Four parks in two days: How to kill time on a Singapore stopover
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
animal food, Jurong Bird Park was created. It opened in 1971 to the west of the city. Strong prime ministerial support by Lee Kuan Yew saw Singapore Zoo open in the centre of the island in 1973. The adjoining Night Safari began in 1994; and River... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Is this what we want Singapore to be? « Letters « TR EMERITUSaccusing him of being “sour grapes”, “poor quality”, “low”, “dishonest”, “petty
Is this what we want Singapore to be? « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 7 days ago
accusing him of being “sour grapes”, “poor quality”, “low”, “dishonest”, “petty”, etc. Unfortunately this is the legacy Lee Kuan Yew left behind and his son, PM Lee Hsien Loong and his lackeys and sycophants in the cabinet, civil service,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Commentary: Why China must charm ASEAN againASEAN by hosting a lavish summit to mark 15 years of relations in southern Guan
Commentary: Why China must charm ASEAN again
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
ASEAN by hosting a lavish summit to mark 15 years of relations in southern Guangxi region. Former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew had remarked, after speaking to his colleagues who attended: "Delegates from all 10 ASEAN countries left Nanning... Read more
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Daily News
The strength of foresightsubject I restrict myself to. I try to watch movies and listen to music because
The strength of foresight
Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
subject I restrict myself to. I try to watch movies and listen to music because that is how I relax. I read especially Lee Kuan Yew books because I want to study how he was able to overcome challenges. They are about his life and how he... Read more
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Slate
Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan’s New Novel Exposes the Glittering Compromises of the “Sarong Party Girl”“Speak Good English” campaign. Tan calls her novel “a subversive celebration of
Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan’s New Novel Exposes the Glittering Compromises of the “Sarong Party Girl”
Slate / Posted 8 days ago
“Speak Good English” campaign. Tan calls her novel “a subversive celebration of a patois that I love,” while the late Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern Singapore who turned an impoverished colonial port into an international financial... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The Duterte administration's biggest hurdle— to rid the nation of corrupt and criminal offenders. His no-nonsense drive a
The Duterte administration's biggest hurdle
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
— to rid the nation of corrupt and criminal offenders. His no-nonsense drive against criminality can be likened to how Lee Kuan Yew has molded Singapore from the rubbish of Southeast Asia to the tiger economy it is now. Lee was the former prime... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte to HR groups on killings: “do not keep on harping; go out and collect evidence”so the latter would go slow on their campaign against illegal drugs,” he said.
Duterte to HR groups on killings: “do not keep on harping; go out and collect evidence”
Minda News / Posted 11 days ago
so the latter would go slow on their campaign against illegal drugs,” he said. He quoted the late Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew as saying “in criminal law legislation, our priority is the security and well-being of law-abiding citizens... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Singapore does not take sides in foreign policy – Chan Chun Sing « Opinion « TR EMERITUSabout the recent comments by the Ambassador at Large, Bilahari Kausikan in Japa
Singapore does not take sides in foreign policy – Chan Chun Sing « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 11 days ago
about the recent comments by the Ambassador at Large, Bilahari Kausikan in Japan and in his lectures at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy? They were anything but friendly to China. They were anything but neutral. Was he... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Speaker rejects calls for inquiryof Investigation). So why not let them do their jobs first?” he said. Alvarez
Speaker rejects calls for inquiry
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
of Investigation). So why not let them do their jobs first?” he said. Alvarez quoted the late Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew: “In criminal law legislation, our priority is the security and well-being of law-abiding citizens rather than... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore Literature Prize: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye wins English fiction awardJourney. (Photo: SLP) Chin Kah Chong won the Chinese non-fiction prize with a
Singapore Literature Prize: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye wins English fiction award
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
Journey. (Photo: SLP) Chin Kah Chong won the Chinese non-fiction prize with a book on Singapore's founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, titled Wo Suo Zhi Dao De Li Guang Yao.LKY Whom I Knew by Chin Kah Chong. (Photo: SLP) A number of the other... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines seen to ride out economic fallout from rulingof Filipino-Chinese in the mainland that might be affected by nationalist backl
Philippines seen to ride out economic fallout from ruling
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
of Filipino-Chinese in the mainland that might be affected by nationalist backlash,” said Eduardo Araral, vice-dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. Chinese tourists were also the country’s 11th... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Will CPF members be stucked with UBS investment for 300 years? « Economics « Opinion « TR EMERITUSlarge investment, there was no room for failure and the green light must have b
Will CPF members be stucked with UBS investment for 300 years? « Economics « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 16 days ago
large investment, there was no room for failure and the green light must have been given by someone at the top. Lee Kuan Yew subsequently claimed GIC intended to keep UBS and grow with it for up to 30 years. But Tony Tan wasn’t sure... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore director Royston Tan tackles social tensions and diversity in new TV movieMuseum of Singapore video installation marking the first anniversary of the pas
Singapore director Royston Tan tackles social tensions and diversity in new TV movie
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
Museum of Singapore video installation marking the first anniversary of the passing of Singapore's first Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew and the National Heritage Board’s one hour documentary film on Pulau Ubin residents for Singapore HeritageFest... Read more
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Daily News
Sri Lanka no longer dirtycampaign. Today, the island country is among the best-run and cleanest city sys
Sri Lanka no longer dirty
Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
campaign. Today, the island country is among the best-run and cleanest city systems in the world. In the words of Lee Kuan Yew, then president of Singapore: “Everybody can see the point of a neat home, clean kitchen, clean food and healthy... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Alan Duff: Dare to imagine the endless possibilitiesSingapore is the beneficiary of Lee Kuan Yew's doggedness. Photo / AP Let's st
Alan Duff: Dare to imagine the endless possibilities
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Singapore is the beneficiary of Lee Kuan Yew's doggedness. Photo / AP Let's start with a sub-headline from December's issue of the venerable Economist: "Stripped of their money and possessions, Gujarati refugees from Uganda came to Britain to build... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore to pump additional S$200m into water industry over next 5 yearsadditional S$200 million into the water industry over the next five years, anno
Singapore to pump additional S$200m into water industry over next 5 years
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
additional S$200 million into the water industry over the next five years, announced Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Lee Kuan Yew Prize award ceremony on Monday evening (Jul 11). The new tranche of funding will be channelled into three key... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte’s Cabinetat work is as close to committing an act of corruption. In criminal law legisl
Duterte’s Cabinet
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
at work is as close to committing an act of corruption. In criminal law legislation, our priority is the security and well-being of law abiding citizens rather than the rights of the criminal to be protected from incriminating evidence – Lee Kuan... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Young parents today better equipped to help children learn Mandarin: Teo Chee Heanand leverage our languages to create a culturally vibrant Singapore.” First la
Young parents today better equipped to help children learn Mandarin: Teo Chee Hean
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
and leverage our languages to create a culturally vibrant Singapore.” First launched in 1979 by then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew to encourage Singaporean Chinese to use more Mandarin and less dialects, the year-round Speak Mandarin Campaign... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -by Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities and Urban Redevelopment Authority, ke
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 21 days ago
by Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities and Urban Redevelopment Authority, key highlights of the Summit include the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize, and the annual World Cities Summit Mayors Forum. The discussion for this year’s summit is... Read more
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The Economic Times
Telangana alleges Andhra stole its copyright material on Ease of Doing Businessthe country and the world.The World Economic Forum has recognised it. We have a
Telangana alleges Andhra stole its copyright material on Ease of Doing Business
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
the country and the world.The World Economic Forum has recognised it. We have an MoU (memorandum of understanding) with Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of National University of Singapore, to help shore up our process of Ease of Doing... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Come to think of itallow me to �share� this �private message� on traditional media instead of soci
Come to think of it
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 24 days ago
allow me to �share� this �private message� on traditional media instead of social media. The following is an excerpt from �Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, United States, and the World,� where he talks about the necessary balance... Read more
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The Manila Times
If only corrupt officials could be made to disappear like drug dealers…officials who may be our friends and neighbors, and blowing the whistle also on
If only corrupt officials could be made to disappear like drug dealers…
The Manila Times / Posted 24 days ago
officials who may be our friends and neighbors, and blowing the whistle also on people we know who are corrupting public officials and government employees. That is how Lee Kuan Yew and his people made Singapore a world model in combating corrupti... Read more
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The Temasek Review
PM Lee’s message to youths: PAP made tons of mistakes, so should you « Current Affairs « Opinion « TR EMERITUSto try and inspire our youths to pursue their dreams? First off, he has led a
PM Lee’s message to youths: PAP made tons of mistakes, so should you « Current Affairs « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 24 days ago
to try and inspire our youths to pursue their dreams? First off, he has led a life mollycoddled by the most powerful man, Lee Kuan Yew, and is divorced from the reality of ordinary citizens. Worse, with PAP’s dollars-and-cents bottom line and... Read more
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The Temasek Review
LKY: HDB value may be affected by poor estate maintenance « Opinion « TR EMERITUSCalvin Koh quoted LKY: “If your MP is not honest, or not competent, you will kn
LKY: HDB value may be affected by poor estate maintenance « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 25 days ago
Calvin Koh quoted LKY: “If your MP is not honest, or not competent, you will know it soon enough,” said then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in his 1988 National Day message. “And if your estate is poorly run, repairs slow, and lift maintenance poor,... Read more
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The Hindu
You can’t get growth rates of the 2000s: Morgan Stanley's Ruchir Sharmaare always exceptions. Every time I talk about how democracies are better than
You can’t get growth rates of the 2000s: Morgan Stanley's Ruchir Sharma
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
are always exceptions. Every time I talk about how democracies are better than authoritarian regimes, people say, oh, but Lee Kuan Yew did so well in Singapore. Every leader likes to believe he is the exception but the probability is against... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Of Royal feasts and humble beginnings45 years of serving food at state dinners for President Gerald Ford, King Juan
Of Royal feasts and humble beginnings
Manila Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
45 years of serving food at state dinners for President Gerald Ford, King Juan Carlos I of Spain, Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, His Holiness Pope John Paul II, Prime Minister Indira Ghandi, and many other VIPs and heads of state, two APEC... Read more
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Orange County Register
Alvin Toffler, 'Future Shock' adviser to leaders, dies at 87People’s Daily newspaper in 2006. “We can, however, identify ongoing patterns o
Alvin Toffler, 'Future Shock' adviser to leaders, dies at 87
Orange County Register / Posted 29 days ago
People’s Daily newspaper in 2006. “We can, however, identify ongoing patterns of change.” China’s Zhao Ziyang, Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew and South Korea’s Kim Dae Jung tapped his views as Asia’s emerging markets increased in global significance... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Alvin Toffler, 'Future Shock' adviser to leaders, dies at 87People's Daily newspaper in 2006. "We can, however, identify ongoing patterns o
Alvin Toffler, 'Future Shock' adviser to leaders, dies at 87
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
People's Daily newspaper in 2006. "We can, however, identify ongoing patterns of change." China's Zhao Ziyang, Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew and South Korea's Kim Dae-jung tapped his views as Asia's emerging markets increased in global significance... Read more
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Newsmax
Alvin Toffler, 'Future Shock' Adviser to Leaders, Dies at 87People’s Daily newspaper in 2006. “We can, however, identify ongoing patterns o
Alvin Toffler, 'Future Shock' Adviser to Leaders, Dies at 87
Newsmax / Posted 29 days ago
People’s Daily newspaper in 2006. “We can, however, identify ongoing patterns of change.” China’s Zhao Ziyang, Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew and South Korea’s Kim Dae Jung tapped his views as Asia’s emerging markets increased in global significance... Read more
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The Manila Times
Puno pushes federalismto give up powers. “That is why we need to change values,” he said at the same
Puno pushes federalism
The Manila Times / Posted 30 days ago
to give up powers. “That is why we need to change values,” he said at the same forum. Eduardo Araral, vice dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, said changing the system will take time. He... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Workers’ Party: S’pore is not alien to the emotions expressed at Brexit « Civil Society « Snippets « TR EMERITUSto the fore again after the release of the Government’s Population White Paper
Workers’ Party: S’pore is not alien to the emotions expressed at Brexit « Civil Society « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 30 days ago
to the fore again after the release of the Government’s Population White Paper in 2013. In 2008, former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew opined that the ideal population size for Singapore was 5 to 5.5m people. In 2014, a former CEO of the HDB... Read more
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Inquirier.net
EU expanded too fast and will probably fail, Lee Kuan Yew said in 2012Mr Lee Kuan Yew (right) and former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt met in Sing
EU expanded too fast and will probably fail, Lee Kuan Yew said in 2012
Inquirier.net / Posted a month ago
Mr Lee Kuan Yew (right) and former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt met in Singapore in May 2012 to discuss Europe’s crisis and other issues. The Straits Times/ANN FILE PHOTO As the world struggles to make sense of Brexit, there has been renewed... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Reply to Quora answer to “Why do people hate Singapore?” « Ng Kok Lim « I – P « Columnists « TR EMERITUSan Indian or Malay by the colour of their skin as the kind of freedom of speech
Reply to Quora answer to “Why do people hate Singapore?” « Ng Kok Lim « I – P « Columnists « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 1 months ago
an Indian or Malay by the colour of their skin as the kind of freedom of speech that we should not want. He thinks that Lee Kuan Yew quit Malaysia to retain racial equality. He says that violence is just one step away from racially or... Read more
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