Posts Tagged ‘asean’

Lee Kuan Yew is feted in the US.  Straits Times: A STAR-STUDDED cast of the US capital’s political and business elites turned up to honour Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew on Tuesday night (Wednesday morning Singapore time) as he was awarded a lifetime achievement award for his contributions towards United States-Asean ties. … Among those […]

Lee Kuan Yew gives a standard-issue lecture at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Diplomatic Academy.  Straits Times: MINISTER Mentor Lee Kuan Yew has urged Singaporeans not to delude themselves that they are a part of the First World in South-east Asia. Singapore is situated in a region with ‘special features’ which makes it particularly vulnerable, […]

Lee Kuan Yew delivers an 80-minute lecture with Q&A at the International Energy Week.  CNA: Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew has said ASEAN will need to cooperate to have a common grid and pipeline, especially in the face of the world’s immense environmental problems. Mr Lee said: “I hope our neighbours also come to […]

At the Forbes Global CEO conference, Lee Kuan Yew pontificates on Russia and China: There’s no doubt that the world knows that China has come together. But they don’t beat their chests and threaten anybody.’ On Russia, Mr Lee alluded to its recent invasion of Georgia. ‘On the other side, really robust – you’ve got […]

More bits and pieces of the April 29 interview, with a promise to air more footage today. Beijing Olympics Air Quality to Meet World Standards, Lee Says Beijing will curb pollution in time for the Olympics, based on past efforts to clear the air for landmark events, Singapore Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew said. … […]