07 Mar '11, 3pm

MM Lee says he stands corrected on comment about Muslims and integration

SINGAPORE: Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew says he stands corrected on a comment he made about Muslims and integration in his book titled "Hard Truths To Keep Singapore Going". In a statement to the media on Monday evening, Mr Lee said the book was based on 32 interviews over a period of two years. He said the comment on Muslims integrating with other communities was made probably two or three years ago. Since then, he said Ministers and MPs - both Malay and non-Malay - have told him that Singapore Malays have indeed made special efforts to integrate with the other communities, especially since 9/11, and that his call was out of date. Mr Lee said he hopes this trend will continue in the future.

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  1. 08 Mar '11, 8am

    heh: "closest thing you can get to an apology from e man"

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