PM Lee tells Czech PM: I wore Bata canvas shoes too

Yesterday (14 Jan), PM Lee hosted Czech Republic Prime Minister Andrej Babis to an official dinner at the Istana. He told the Czech PM that Bata shoes, which originated from Czech, have strong association with Singaporeans. Even PM Lee, like the "many generations of school children in Singapore", can attest to having worn a pair of white canvas Bata shoes …

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ST praises CapitaLand CEO pulling of mega deal 4 months into job

Yesterday, the Straits Times published an article praising CapitaLand CEO Lee Chee Koon for pulling off a "mighty $11 billion cash-plus-shares deal" to buy Ascendas-Singbridge (ASB) from Temasek Holdings after only 4 months into his job ('Four months into job and CapitaLand CEO pulls off mega deal for property giant', 14 Jan). The deal, subject to shareholders' agreement, is supposed …

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