29 Nov '11, 1am

How American investor Jim Rogers ended up in Singapore

How American investor Jim Rogers ended up in Singapore

Mr Lee Kuan Yew's new book, My Lifelong Challenge: Singapore's Bilingual Journey, includes a collection of essays from 22 people. One of them is Jim Rogers, an American investor who decided to settle in Singapore in 2007 because of its bilingual environment. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM Mr Lee Kuan Yew's new book, My Lifelong Challenge: Singapore's Bilingual Journey, includes a collection of essays from 22 people. One of them is Jim Rogers, an American investor who decided to settle in Singapore in 2007 because of its bilingual environment. This is an extract from his essay: Most of the people in the small town in Alabama where I grew up were barely aware there was another language besides English. Boy, has the world changed! My small high school offered two years of French since 'French is the international language - the language of diplomacy, business and culture.' Clearl...

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