Posts Tagged ‘lincoln medal’

Tom Plate heaps more praise on his master.   Khaleej Times: Exceptional leaders are hard to find anywhere on the globe, including Asia. Until his recent retirement, this tough-as-nails guy—now 89 — had helped organise and run tiny Singapore almost like nobody has ever run anything. He certainly didn’t do things 100 per cent the American […]


More from Lee Kuan Yew in America.  AFP: China is in no rush to overtake the United States as the world’s leading power but the two Pacific nations will need to find ways to work together, Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew said. … In his acceptance speech, Lee said that historically wars have broken […]


Lee Kuan Yew gets a medal in the US.  AsiaOne: Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew was presented with the Lincoln Medal, an award which honours those whose accomplishments exemplify the legacy of America’s 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. Mr Lee is the first Asian to receive the annual award, reported The Straits Times. Previous winners […]



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