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“I suspect we have started to believe our own propaganda.”

An interview with Mr Ngiam Tong Dow, former head of the civil service, in 2003. (First published on Straits Times) Q. With all this pessimism surrounding Singapore’s prospects today, what’s your personal prognosis? Will Singapore survive Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew? A. Unequivocally yes, Singapore will survive SM Lee but provided he leaves the right legacy. What sort of legacy …

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