Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

More from the Future of Asia.  TR Emeritus: Former Minister Mentor (MM) Lee Kuan Yew claims that the next generation of leaders are not paid “very much” and therefore making a bit of “sacrifice” to be in the government. Mr Lee, a staunch advocate of paying out-of-this-world salaries to attract the “best talents” into the government, […]

Lee Kuan Yew opines on why Singapore needs strong government with hand-picked leaders like himself.  Channel News Asia, with video: Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew has said Singapore’s policies are not set in stone. He said the ability to improve on what has been done and basic values like meritocracy have led to Singapore’s success. […]

Lee Kuan Yew at another business forum.  CNA: “I don’t think the world’s future will be decided by either Islamic fundamentalism or Christian reaction to it,” he said. “The big countries do not fight each other because they all have got nuclear bombs. Your contest in the future will be an economic one – who […]

The kind of news the Government loves best: successful foreign people saying nice things about Singapore, and nodding sagely while Lee tells them why they are inferior. CNA, with video: “Singapore is a real example of a country that has transformed herself from a third world country to a first world country in my own […]

Lee Kuan Yew was the guest of honor at the Economic Society of Singapore‘s annual dinner.  Channel News Asia reports (with video): Mr Lee said the current team will last for two terms, within which they will have to seek and groom talent with energy and integrity. He said: “The system is there, but the […]

Lee Kuan Yew goes to Moscow for a meeting of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO and makes a speech that indirectly praises both himself and Putin. Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, rightly considered to be the father of the Singaporean economic miracle, said: ‘Effective leadership is precisely what will allow private companies operating in emerging […]