Daily Archives: 2013-09-16

Haphazard city planning

By Philip Ang Mr Kishore Mahbubani, dean of the Lee kuan Yew School of Public Policy, must be given credit for his take on our public transportation in his article for the Straits Times on 14 September.  Hopefully, the government will at least listen for once. Our road planning, according to Mr Mahbubani, is based on the ‘make traffic flow …

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From LKY to LHL – succession management and baton passing

By Dr Yuen Chung Kwong Succession is always a tricky issue. Even in otherwise smooth transitions, tensions can linger. For example in 1988, after it had already been decided that Goh Chok Tong would be the next Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew publicly said that his first preference was Tony Tan, who turned down the job, and that GCT had …

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The next steps towards a fair and just society

By Ghui The creation of a fair and just society has long been the mission statement of the Peoples’ Action Party. These words are proudly emblazoned in the centre of a series of concentric circles, which set out the core values of Singapore’s ruling party. This mission statement is a laudable one and one that our present Prime Minister, Mr …

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