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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 2 hours 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 10 hours 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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Channel NewsAsia
Roles may differ, but clan associations just as relevant as beforeshe said. "Because before Singapore had national service, we were one of the ma
Roles may differ, but clan associations just as relevant as before
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
she said. "Because before Singapore had national service, we were one of the main stations that was approached by Mr Lee Kuan Yew during the nation building years, to form a volunteer youth corps. Mainly because we had a lot of healthy and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brexit a sobering reminder about globalisation's shortcomings: WPto the fore again after the release of the Government’s Population White Paper
Brexit a sobering reminder about globalisation's shortcomings: WP
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
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 5.5 million people. In 2014, a former CEO of the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
British exit exposes cracks in postwar foundationin 2008. Many Asian leaders have tended to view the European experiment at uni
British exit exposes cracks in postwar foundation
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
in 2008. Many Asian leaders have tended to view the European experiment at unity as a proposition that could not last. Lee Kuan Yew, former prime minister of Singapore, once called the EU a motley crowd trying to march to a single drummer. He... Read more
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Daily News
ADVANCING RECONCILIATION DIPLOMACYEast because of its strategic location, because of its human and natural resour
ADVANCING RECONCILIATION DIPLOMACY
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
East because of its strategic location, because of its human and natural resources. Not only that, as recently as 1965, Lee Kuan Yew, the new Prime Minister of Singapore then having just broken away from the Malay Union presenting his first... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
WEF executive chairman meets with Singapore's PM Lee, ESM Gohand deliver more citizen-centric services. DPM Tharman also hosted Professor S
WEF executive chairman meets with Singapore's PM Lee, ESM Goh
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
and deliver more citizen-centric services. DPM Tharman also hosted Professor Schwab to a dinner on Monday, after the latter spoke at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy on the leadership needed to thrive in a new era of technological revoluti... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Boosted by new-found recognition, Singapore flute-maker wants to be world’s bestthe most difficult part is over. “In the beginning, I had too many constraints
Boosted by new-found recognition, Singapore flute-maker wants to be world’s best
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
the most difficult part is over. “In the beginning, I had too many constraints - the facilities, the space. But as what Lee Kuan Yew did with Singapore - if you want a tiny island to be successful, you have to be outstanding - so I am also... Read more
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The Temasek Review
PAP should ask themselves why our youth CMI « Letters « TR EMERITUSbut the qualitative feedback is common and widespread.” And I totally agree wi
PAP should ask themselves why our youth CMI « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 7 days ago
but the qualitative feedback is common and widespread.” And I totally agree with him. The first generation leadership like Lee Kuan Yew, Goh Keng Swee and Lim Kim San were hungry for Singapore to succeed. They work long hours with not much pay and... Read more
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The Star
New dengue vaccine to be tested in Singapore trialagainst two strains of the virus that are less common here. Dengue expert Tikk
New dengue vaccine to be tested in Singapore trial
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
against two strains of the virus that are less common here. Dengue expert Tikki Pang, a visiting professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, said that the dengue virus is particularly... Read more
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The Manila Times
A treasure trove of memoriesand the Last Man and Political Order and Political Decay, at a special lecture
A treasure trove of memories
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
and the Last Man and Political Order and Political Decay, at a special lecture in Seoul. It was also a pleasure meeting Lee Kuan Yew, the longest-serving Prime Minister (1959-1990) in world history, made his tiny city-state of Singapore a First... Read more
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The Washington Times
Holding Arab monarch accountable for Wahhabi extremismthe kinds of dangerous extremists that are imperiling regional and internationa
Holding Arab monarch accountable for Wahhabi extremism
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
the kinds of dangerous extremists that are imperiling regional and international security. The late Singaporean leader Lee Kuan Yew rightly said in 2003 that success of the war on terror hinges more on controlling the “queen bees” — the... Read more
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The Temasek Review
What kind of Grassroots leaders do we have? « Complaint « Letters « TR EMERITUSthe junkets and overseas trips – whether for bonding with the RCs or otherwise
What kind of Grassroots leaders do we have? « Complaint « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 13 days ago
the junkets and overseas trips – whether for bonding with the RCs or otherwise – they do nothing to improve our lot. From Lee Kuan Yew himself, “[T]he People’s Action Party (PAP) has only a small office in Bedok. But everywhere [the citizens] go,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Digong’s bloody revolutionleft standing. He will be a model of honesty in government service when he tak
Digong’s bloody revolution
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
left standing. He will be a model of honesty in government service when he takes over as President just like Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew. Except for mementos, his home in a middle-class subdivision is sparsely furnished. “I’m too old to become... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Of what the Ministers say.. « Opinion « TR EMERITUStake on those in authority as ‘equals’.”. Are politicians always necessarily r
Of what the Ministers say.. « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 14 days ago
take on those in authority as ‘equals’.”. Are politicians always necessarily right in their political opinion? The late Lee Kuan Yew himself had to swallow his words when he introduced the controversial Graduate Mother’s Scheme in 1984. In... Read more
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The Temasek Review
From Russia with love « Current Affairs « Opinion « TR EMERITUSRussian should have been the pick. But not surprising when you consider that th
From Russia with love « Current Affairs « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 14 days ago
Russian should have been the pick. But not surprising when you consider that the Soviet Union was then a superpower, and Lee Kuan Yew, after his visits and meetings with their leaders, told his biographer Alex Josey approvingly of the “sacrifice”... Read more
14d
Pilipino Star
Can Duterte remain authentic?comfort food preferred by ordinary Pinoys. His governance style is that of a s
Can Duterte remain authentic?
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
comfort food preferred by ordinary Pinoys. His governance style is that of a strict disciplinarian father reminiscent of Lee Kuan Yew. Where else in the Philippines can we find people accepting a ban on smoking and drinking in public places?... Read more
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Rappler
Dear Digong: Time for a new Philippine foreign policythe Prussian bureaucratic principles, and the Meiji Restoration that served as
Dear Digong: Time for a new Philippine foreign policy
Rappler / Posted 15 days ago
the Prussian bureaucratic principles, and the Meiji Restoration that served as the true inspiration for Park Chung-hee, Lee Kuan Yew, Chiang Kai-shek, and Deng Xiaoping and other visionary Asian leaders, who managed to steer their nation from... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Ties that bindPhilippines It’s been 50 glorious years. Ever since its inaugural flight from
Ties that bind
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
Philippines It’s been 50 glorious years. Ever since its inaugural flight from Manila in 1966, just a year after a tearful Lee Kuan Yew announced on a televised press conference that Singapore was a sovereign independent nation, Singapore Airlines... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
A tale of two mayors: Duterte & Lee Kuan YewSingapore’s ascent from a coaling station off the coast of Malaysia to one of t
A tale of two mayors: Duterte & Lee Kuan Yew
Manila Standard Today / Posted 20 days ago
Singapore’s ascent from a coaling station off the coast of Malaysia to one of the leading countries in the world – the late Lee Kuan Yew – held the title of Prime Minister most of his life (and, later, Senior Minister in his last years) but he... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pursue common security objectives amid rising terrorism threat: Ng Eng Hentouched on the importance of US and China to ASEAN. At the inaugural Shangri-La
Pursue common security objectives amid rising terrorism threat: Ng Eng Hen
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
touched on the importance of US and China to ASEAN. At the inaugural Shangri-La Dialogue in 2002 - then Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew spoke of two important security challenges that would confront the region for years to come - the US-China... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury column: How to cure 42,000 drug addictstold me that the illegal use of heroin had been rampart in the country, and des
Sudbury column: How to cure 42,000 drug addicts
The Sudbury Star / Posted 22 days ago
told me that the illegal use of heroin had been rampart in the country, and destroying young lives. Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew decided to stop this trend. He realized you should never show your teeth unless you're prepared to bite.... Read more
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The Temasek Review
FORUM-ASIA and Think Centre: Stop harassing online activists and curbing online freedom « Law Watch « Snippets « TR EMERITUSIn 2015, Amos Yee, a 17-year old boy was arrested and charged over Youtube vide
FORUM-ASIA and Think Centre: Stop harassing online activists and curbing online freedom « Law Watch « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 22 days ago
In 2015, Amos Yee, a 17-year old boy was arrested and charged over Youtube videos of him criticising former Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew. He was remanded in custody for 53 days.[3] FORUM-ASIA and Think Centre also assert that the threat of legal... Read more
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Calgary Sun
How to cure 42,000 addicts quicklytold me that the illegal use of heroin had been rampart in the country, and des
How to cure 42,000 addicts quickly
Calgary Sun / Posted 22 days ago
told me that the illegal use of heroin had been rampart in the country, and destroying young lives. Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew decided to stop this trend. He realized you should never show your teeth unless you’re prepared to... Read more
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The Star
When WEF comes to townand George Yeo, a former Singapore minister who’s now a visiting scholar with t
When WEF comes to town
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
and George Yeo, a former Singapore minister who’s now a visiting scholar with the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.) Given its topic, it was understandable that the first session covered a broad range... Read more
23d
The Star
Where have all the padang gone?and Bahasa - but I didn’t understand a word of it. It was 1964 and my father i
Where have all the padang gone?
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
and Bahasa - but I didn’t understand a word of it. It was 1964 and my father informed me that I had just listened to Lee Kuan Yew. The times were different then. We did not , for example, have Prime Ministers who felt the need to sacrifice... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria's Manufacturing At 10 Percent of GDP Is Below Average of Subis what it is today due to the extraordinary altruistic efforts, sacrifices and
Nigeria's Manufacturing At 10 Percent of GDP Is Below Average of Sub
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
is what it is today due to the extraordinary altruistic efforts, sacrifices and hard choices of its founding father, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. "What is important is not the extent to which the country lags behind but the potential the country has to... Read more
24d
Rappler
Rodrigo Duterte: Whom should he emulate?of state? Recently, Karen Davila asked me whether I see similarities between Du
Rodrigo Duterte: Whom should he emulate?
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
of state? Recently, Karen Davila asked me whether I see similarities between Duterte, on one hand, and Donald Trump and Lee Kuan Yew, on the other. My answer? Let Duterte be his own man, let him set a new standard of leadership. After all, he... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
China's Forgetting the Lessons of Asia's Riseeagerly took notes while his "Berkeley Mafia" of U.S.-trained economic advisors
China's Forgetting the Lessons of Asia's Rise
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 24 days ago
eagerly took notes while his "Berkeley Mafia" of U.S.-trained economic advisors lectured on sound policy. Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew was blessed with a crack team of professional policy wonks, most notably Goh Keng Swee, one of the economy’s... Read more
24d
The Star
Playing US-China’s chess gamethe World Economic Forum on Asean on “Battling Over Asia’s Econ­omic Architectu
Playing US-China’s chess game
The Star / Posted 24 days ago
the World Economic Forum on Asean on “Battling Over Asia’s Econ­omic Architecture” yesterday. Yeo, a visiting scholar at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, said Asean had long sensed China’s growing strength economically. “No one wants China... Read more
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The Manila Times
A foreign policy brief for the Duterte govteven within the limited expanse of Southeast Asia. Where Marcos once commanded
A foreign policy brief for the Duterte govt
The Manila Times / Posted 24 days ago
even within the limited expanse of Southeast Asia. Where Marcos once commanded the respect of leaders like Suharto, Razak, Lee Kuan Yew, Bhumibol Adulyadeh, Norodom Sihanouk, Pham Van Dong, Park Chung Hee, Chou Enlai, Japanese prime ministers Sato... Read more
24d
The Manila Times
Obama to host Singapore PM for state visitto woo an ally that has “served as an anchor for the US rebalance to Asia.” Lee
Obama to host Singapore PM for state visit
The Manila Times / Posted 24 days ago
to woo an ally that has “served as an anchor for the US rebalance to Asia.” Lee is the son of longtime Singapore leader Lee Kuan Yew, a trusted confidant to a string of US presidents despite criticisms of his authoritarian rule. Lee Hsien Loong,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Obama to host Singapore PM for state visitto woo an ally that has “served as an anchor for the US rebalance to Asia.” Le
Obama to host Singapore PM for state visit
Manila Bulletin / Posted 25 days ago
to woo an ally that has “served as an anchor for the US rebalance to Asia.” Lee is the son of longtime Singapore leader Lee Kuan Yew, a trusted confidant to a string of US presidents despite criticisms of his authoritarian rule. Lee Hsien... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Tan Jee Say: EDB’s new focus on region is behind the curve « Economics « Opinion « TR EMERITUSthe 2011 General Election, my ideas were severely criticised as wrong or out of
Tan Jee Say: EDB’s new focus on region is behind the curve « Economics « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 25 days ago
the 2011 General Election, my ideas were severely criticised as wrong or out of date by no less than the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew and several PAP ministers, but now it is official Government policy. If the Government had accepted my... Read more
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Rappler
Obama to host Singapore PM Lee for state visitto woo an ally that has "served as an anchor for the US rebalance to Asia." Le
Obama to host Singapore PM Lee for state visit
Rappler / Posted 25 days ago
to woo an ally that has "served as an anchor for the US rebalance to Asia." Lee is the son of longtime Singapore leader Lee Kuan Yew, a trusted confidant to a string of US presidents despite criticisms of his authoritarian rule. Lee Hsien... Read more
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28d
The Temasek Review
Disturbed to learn of the merciless execution of Kho Jabing « Letters « TR EMERITUSCourt process has been “entrenched” for the elites and invoked several times in
Disturbed to learn of the merciless execution of Kho Jabing « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 28 days ago
Court process has been “entrenched” for the elites and invoked several times in the past and present. Whenever The Late Lee Kuan Yew, Goh Chok Tong and even Lee Hsien Loong took out high profiled defamation suits against various figures, they... Read more
28d
AllAfrica.com
365 Days of Buhari - Will This Giant Learn to Dance?known to succeed, in this age of social media and the Internet, when its banner
365 Days of Buhari - Will This Giant Learn to Dance?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
known to succeed, in this age of social media and the Internet, when its banner is hoisted on an individual - the days of Lee Kuan Yew are gone and the era of micro-managing a nation will no longer work. Yes, Mr. President means well. He is trying... Read more
28d
The Temasek Review
Foreign Policy and the Opposition: A Response to Mr Bilahari Kausikan « Blogs « Snippets « TR EMERITUSfound in an endnote of his contribution to a book published by Straits Times Pr
Foreign Policy and the Opposition: A Response to Mr Bilahari Kausikan « Blogs « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 28 days ago
found in an endnote of his contribution to a book published by Straits Times Press in 2015 titled The Big Ideas of Lee Kuan Yew.[2] I will use the rest of this article to address Mr Kausikan’s misgivings, by putting my views on the drivers... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Singapore's military might on show in defence partnershipunder 720 square kilometres, Singapore is taking no chances when it comes to de
Singapore's military might on show in defence partnership
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 30 days ago
under 720 square kilometres, Singapore is taking no chances when it comes to defence. The country's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, once likened the city-state's strategy to being a "poisonous shrimp" — small, but able to extract painful, even... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Singapore’s colonial heritage, immaculate streets and food-vendor delightsbeing thrown out of the Malaysian federation. Back then there was no telling wh
Singapore’s colonial heritage, immaculate streets and food-vendor delights
The Seattle Times / Posted 30 days ago
being thrown out of the Malaysian federation. Back then there was no telling what the future held; the nation’s founder, Lee Kuan Yew, reportedly cried as he announced the split. But Singapore has emerged as one of Asia’s most prosperous,... Read more

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