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Leadership and Elite
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By Dr Yuen Chung Kwong “I am their leader, I have to follow them!” – Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin (French revolutionary leader) The above sentence might strike some as being very strange: arent leaders supposed to “lead”? Actually, people choose a leader with the Read More

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Social Control with Leninism, Confucianism and Legalism
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By Dr Yuen Chung Kwong – Few people would profess to be communists today. As everyone knows, communism brutalized and impoverished nations; perhaps even more importantly as no one likes to fail, it failed. Yet, we would do well to remember that the Read More

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Social Control with Leninism, Confucianism and Legalism
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By Dr Yuen Chung Kwong Few people would profess to be communists today. As everyone knows, communism brutalized and impoverished nations; perhaps even more importantly as no one likes to fail, it failed. Yet, we would do well to remember that the idea Read More

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Self Reliance and Social Welfare
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:04 amBy Dr Yuen Chung Kwong Singapore’s official social philosophy has always placed emphasis on self reliance, fearing that that welfare provisions might encourage undesirable patterns of behavior, e.g., unemployment benefit might reduce motivation to work; child Read More

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Political Singlish – OB Markers and Civic Society
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:38 pmBy Dr Yuen Chung Kwong – One of the very unique terms of Singapore's political lexicon is "OB Markers" – OB being short for "Out of Bound". While the meaning of this is very clear Read More

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Political Singlish – OB Markers and Civic Society
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Dr Yuen Chung Kwong   One of the very unique terms of Singapore’s political lexicon is “OB Markers” – OB being short for “Out of Bound”. While the meaning of this is very clear in Singapore, what would a foreign reader make of Read More

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The Origin of Nepotism
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By Dr Yuen Chung Kwong –     The above painting by Raphael shows Pope Leo X (from Florence's Medici family) with his cardinal nephews. The word "nepotism" comes from the Latin word "nepos" for nephew. In the middle ages, "nephews" were often Read More

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Nepotism is a sensitive word in Singapore
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:04 amBy Dr Yuen Chung Kwong The above painting by Raphael shows Pope Leo X (from Florence’s Medici family) with his cardinal nephews The word “nepotism” comes from the Latin word “nepos” for nephew. In the middle ages, “nephews” Read More

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About Singapore Press Holdings
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By Yuen Chung Kwong – Singapore Press Holdings and Mediacorp are the two major news organizations in Singapore. Mediacorp is a government owned corporation, while SPH is a listed company whose share holdings are widely distributed (a legal requirement forbidding any single shareholding Read More

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Singapore Press Holdings
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Dr Yuen Chung Kwong Singapore Press Holdings and Mediacorp are the two major news organizations in Singapore. Mediacorp is a government owned corporation, while SPH is a listed company whose share holdings are widely distributed (a legal requirement forbidding any single shareholding being above a Read More

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