Posts Tagged ‘Interview’

ST advertising ST books again: A new book by former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew will be launched on Aug 6. Titled One Man’s View of the World, the 400-page volume covers Mr Lee’s views on the future of the major powers and regions of the world. He also writes about the global economy and […]


In case Lee Kuan Yew Watch isn’t enough.  Straits Times: A collection of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew’s speeches, interviews and dialogues from 1950 to 1990 – some of which have not been published before – was launched on Friday. Published by Cengage Learning, the 10-volume collection titled The Papers of Lee Kuan Yew: […]


Lee Kuan Yew interviewed, although apparently only via a “written statement”, with softball questions and answers.  Asahi Shimbun: Question: Do you think Japan will emerge from this period of enormous challenge stronger or weaker? Lee: Stronger as a united people, but weaker in its economy. Q: You point out in your new book, “Lee Kuan […]


Lee Kuan Yew interviewed on exchange rates and more.  Wall Street Journal: Former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew said a stronger local currency could help ease inflation in the fast-growing Asian city-state, even as he warned of a continued weak U.S. dollar–and potentially more inflation–in the U.S. Speaking in a wide-ranging interview with The […]


The Prime Minister’s Office has released a full transcript of Lee Kuan Yew’s controversial New York Times interview. TRANSCRIPT OF MINISTER MENTOR LEE KUAN YEW’S INTERVIEW WITH SETH MYDANS OF NEW YORK TIMES & IHT ON 1 SEPTEMBER 2010. Mr Lee: “Thank you. When you are coming to 87, you are not very happy..” Q: […]


The Online Citizen digs up the full transcript for the controversial National Geographic interview: http://leewatch.info/2009/12/28/the-singapore-solution-lee-kuan-yew-in-the-national-geopgraphic/ MM Lee’s interview with NatGeo – transcript Quite a fascinating, long-winding interview where Lee shows a glimpse — but just a glimpse — of his personality.   He also notes that he recently had a bicycle accident bad enough to require […]


Lee Kuan Yew will be interviewed on Thursday, October 22, 2009 by Charlie Rose.  The show airs at 11 PM in most American cities, Monday Oct 26th 7 PM on Bloomberg TV in Asia/Singapore (Starhub Ch 25).   This is Lee’s third appearance on the show. UPDATE: Full transcript now available.


After Temasek Review’s hard-hitting reporting, the Yoong Siew Wah/Men in White flap makes finally it into the mainstream media, but with all mention of Lee Kuan Yew and Yoong’s demand for an apology omitted. Straits Times Channel News Asia See also this interview with Yoong, again courtesy of Temasek Review: Interview with Mr Yoong Siew […]


The Online Citizen reminds us that Lee Kuan Yew is now 86 years old, and links to an hour-long old interview from back in 2004.  You can watch it without interruptions at the Charlie Rose site: An hour with former Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew Transcript at Little Speck.



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