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Lee Kuan Yew: a tribute

Lee Kuan Yew: a tribute

Lee Kuan Yew: a tribute
LEE KUAN YEW: a tribute is a keepsake collection of stories on Singapore’s first prime minister, initially published in The Straits Times from 23 to 27 March 2015. It captures Lee Kuan Yew’s impact on Singaporeans and on the geopolitical stage, in tributes from his colleagues, family and friends, and essays by the newspaper’s most seasoned political journalists.

CONTENTS
Founding Father: Union rabble rouser • Singapore’s first prime minister • Early years: Barisan walkout, social shake-out, British pull-out • First among equals • The LKY I remember – Othman Wok, Jean Marshall, Sidek Saniff, SR Nathan

Party Man: On the campaign trail • Grooming younger leaders • This is a job that has to be finished and I’ll finish it • Mr Lee’s knuckleduster approach to opponents • The LKY I remember – S Dhanabalan, George Yeo, James Fu, Richard Hu,
Abdullah Tarmugi

Nation Builder: Early years: port, homes, industry • Did Mr Lee create a Singapore in his own image? • The LKY I remember – Liu Thai Ker, Heng Swee Keat, Peter Seah, Lim Siong Guan, Koh Hock Kiat, Cheong Yip Seng, Alan Chan

Foreign Policy Architect: Global links • Small state must seek maximum number of friends • In Mr Lee’s later years, the world turned to him as seer and sage • The LKY I remember – Tommy Koh, Henry Kissinger, S Jayakumar, Chan Heng Chee, Bilahari Kausikan

Family Man: I would be a different man • When you needed him, he was there • Devoted husband and caring father • The LKY I remember – Lee Wei Ling, Lee Hsien Yang, Monica Lee, Lee Suan Yew, Ng Kok Song
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Weight 0.60 grams
Author Straits Times
ISBN 978-981-464-2125
Size 210 mm x 250 mm
Extent 149 pp
Hardcover / Softcover Softcover
Illustrated or Black & White Full colour with Illustration
Language English
 
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