Posts Tagged ‘tokyo’

Lee Kuan Yew in Tokyo, and he still doesn’t like casinos.  Nikkei: Lee Kuan Yew, the former prime minister of Singapore, expressed reservations about having casinos in the city-state, while speaking at the annual Future of Asia conference here Thursday. Lee Kuan Yew expressed reservations about having casinos in the city-state. “I do not believe […]


Lee Kuan Yew is still trotting the globe, and state media reporters now have to type out “Former Minister Mentor and current Senior Advisor to the Government Investment Corporation of Singapore (GIC), Mr Lee Kuan Yew” instead of “MM”.  CNA: Former Minister Mentor and current Senior Advisor to the Government Investment Corporation of Singapore (GIC), […]


More Lee Kuan Yew in Tokyo.  Straits Times: MOST Asian economies are unlikely to see a consumer-led recovery as it will take a long time for Asians to raise their level of consumption, Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew told an international conference here on Friday. … But the Minister Mentor said: ‘I do not believe […]


Lee Kuan Yew in Tokyo.  Straits Times: The recession and how to get out of it – these issues figured prominently when Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew met Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso yesterday. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, MM Lee said: ‘I think Japan and Singapore are equally badly hit. They’re going to […]


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 […]


Lee Kuan Yew will be speaking at the 14th International Conference on “The Future of Asia” in Tokyo, Japan on May 23rd, in a “Dialogue” with former LDP Secretary-General Hidenao Nakagawa. The event is not open to the public. Update: Lee cancelled his appearance with less than a day’s notice. No reason for the cancellation […]



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