Posts Tagged ‘Goh Chok Tong’

Clever Daw Suu hitting the pride of Kaisu Singaporeans

October 5, 2013

Clever Daw Suu hitting the pride of Kaisu Singaporeans

Upon being briefed that Singapore’s education system was “workforce-oriented”, Suu Kyi, 68, said: “That made me think, what is work all about? What are human beings for? What are human lives about?”

Her departing words shook Singaporeans who had been led to believe in the superiority of the Singaporean development model for less developed countries.

“I think we have much to offer you, come and find out,” Suu Kyi said.

“Perhaps Singapore could learn from us on how to have a more relaxed way of life.”

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New definition of 5 Cs:career, comfort, children, consideration and charity

October 29, 2011

Source: The Malaysian Insider’s, “Think you are rich? Think again… “ by Jeffrey Ong

How do you define wealth or riches? Is having a million dollars in assets
considered wealthy in this day and age?

Today, wealth is commonly defined locally by the “Singapore dream” — or what is more popularly known as the 5Cs — condominium, car, credit card, country club membership and cash. For others, achieving the 5Cs is not a holistic representation of wealth.

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We should rather believe the US Ambassador and ignore the venomous LKY’s rebuttal on insulting Islam

September 6, 2011

Source: Mr Lee refutes US cable leaked by WikiLeaks, my paper  Tuesday, Sep 06, 2011

Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew yesterday refuted a leaked United States Embassy cable which reported that he had described Islam as a “venomous religion”.

In a statement issued by his press secretary, Ms Yeong Yoon Ying, he said: “This is false.”

Mr Lee said that nowhere in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs notes “does it record me describing Islam as ‘venomous’, nor did I say anything which could have given that impression”.

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