Posts Tagged ‘shanghai’

Lee Kuan Yew states the obvious.  But what does China have if it’s not the rule of law?  CNA: Singapore’s Minister Mentor, Lee Kuan Yew, has said Shanghai must groom a huge pool of English-speaking talent if it wants to become Asia’s financial hub. Speaking at a forum on the sidelines of the Shanghai World […]


Lee Kuan Yew in Shanghai.  Note the careful wording of the “offer”, and in the video, Lee’s harping on how Singapore has to be “humble”.  CNA, with video: Singapore is very willing to share its experiences with China, and it is ready to offer what Beijing decides is relevant for its development. Minister Mentor Lee […]


Lee Kuan Yew drops in to the Shanghai Expo.  Straits Times: Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew arrives in Shanghai on Thursday at the start of a 10-day visit to China and Japan. The China leg, which includes Shanghai and capital Beijing, is Mr Lee’s 32nd visit to the country since 1976. The trip also comes […]


Lee Kuan Yew lectures the mayor of a city considerably larger than his own country.  Straits Times: Singapore will not let up on training more people and having more graduates, even as unemploy ment is climbing during the current global economic crisis, said Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew on Wednesday. That is because the country […]


More travel for LKY.  Channel News Asia: Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew is visiting Tokyo from May 19 to 23 and China from May 23 to 27. In Tokyo, MM Lee will call on Japan’s Prime Minister, Taro Aso, and meet other Japanese political and business leaders. At the invitation of the Chinese government, MM […]



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