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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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24 Mar After LKY, Singapore is at the crossroads

Mr. Lee left behind a strong foundation for S'pore, says SIIA Chairman Simon Tay in this interview with CNBC. CNBC spoke to Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) over the phone from Yangon on 24 March 2015. Prof. Tay...

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23 Mar All the world was his stage

In 1967, when Singapore was two years independent and he was a young Premier of only 44, a report described Mr Lee Kuan Yew giving a talk at Harvard University. As he spoke about the escalating Vietnam War and the role of the United States,...

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06 Mar Singapore can do more for low carbon future: UN Climate Change Chief

Singapore can do more to direct public fund and private capital to high-tech, low-carbon investments, said Ms Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). She urged state-linked investment companies as well as sovereign wealth and pension fund managers here...

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23 Feb Issues to ponder as Budget looks to the future

The previous Budget and recent government schemes such as the Pioneer Generation Package and Silver Support Scheme focused on the needs of older citizens and retirees. Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has said the new Budget to be announced today will build...

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