14 May '11, 12pm

Profile of Lee Kuan Yew

Profile of Lee Kuan Yew

SINGAPORE : Minister Mentor was a term coined specially for Lee Kuan Yew in 2004, a description which reflects his role in office, and a nod to his wealth of experience. Mr Lee's role in shaping modern Singapore started from pre-Independence in the 50s and has continued till today. He took a tough stand on many policies, from land acquisition for development to opening the doors to foreign talent. Having seen for himself how racial tensions can break a society, Mr Lee dedicated himself to building a cohesive nation. In 1988, the Parliamentary Elections Act was amended to introduce Group Representation Constituencies (GRCs). Mr Lee has always said the GRC system is to guarantee minority representation in Parliament. At least one minority candidate must be part of the team contesting a GRC. Leadership renewal has always been a key priority for Mr Lee, who stepped down as Pri...

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Profile of Goh Chok Tong

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