Posts Tagged ‘race’

Lee Kuan Yew makes a rare appearance in Parliament to “demolish” the heretical views of newly minted Nominated MP Viswa Sadasivan. CNA, with video: Speaking in Parliament – which he seldom does – Mr Lee explained that he did not intend to intervene in the parliamentary debate initially. But having read what a Nominated Member […]

SDP chief Chee Soon Juan reviews Constructing Singapore: Elitism, Ethnicity and the Nation (Amazon).  Wall Street Journal: The “Singapore Story” — the title of the first volume of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew’s autobiography — is that a mandarinate elite built a bastion of political and economic success on twin pillars of good governance: […]