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29 Jun A sunny island set in the Asian hinterland

It is a promising sign when an anniversary is occasion to look keenly forward as well as nostalgically backwards. So it is with Singapore’s golden jubilee celebrations this August. Singapore’s success as a globalised city-state owes itself in no small part to visionary leadership that used...

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29 Apr 3-on-3 with Dino Patti Djalal: Jokowi knows Singapore well

With President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo now at the helm of ASEAN's biggest nation, what does the future hold for Singapore-Indonesia ties, as well as Indonesia's relations with the rest of the region? We spoke to Dr. Dino Patti Djalal, former Indonesian Vice Foreign Minister and...

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27 Mar ASEAN-Myanmar Forum: Highlights from Media Coverage

The Singapore Institute of International Affairs, in cooperation with the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) and IE Singapore, organised the ASEAN-Myanmar Forum in Yangon on Monday, 23 March 2015, a high-level conference bringing together senior private sector and government...

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27 Mar Remembering LKY: Tributes from around the world

Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's founding Prime Minister, was a deeply respected figure, not just in Singapore, but around Asia and across the world. Since his passing, the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) has received several messages from our partners in the diplomatic, media,...

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25 Mar In Some Ways Lee Kuan Yew Is Still Here

Singapore Institute of International Affairs Chairman Simon Tay discusses the legacy of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's founding prime minister, who passed away earlier this week. He speaks to Bloomberg's Haslinda Amin on "First Up". The video was previously available on Bloomberg.com. Prof Tay's interview was also...

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25 Mar Remembering LKY: Articles, Videos and Media

ARTICLES More than S'pore will feel Lee's passing [SIIA Media Release, 23 Mar 2015] The late Mr. Lee Kuan Yew played a big part in fostering regional stability, says SIIA Chairman Simon Tay, in this statement to the media. Quotes and excerpts from the SIIA's media release were...

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25 Mar Long Live Lee Kuan Yew’s Lion City

Henry Kissinger called him one of the “asymmetries of history.” Margaret Thatcher said “he was never wrong.” Barack Obama called him “one of the legendary figures of Asia.” Tony Blair said he was “the smartest leader I ever met.” Samuel Huntington said he was one...

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