22 Jul '11, 1pm

So LKY's new title is Ex-MM Lee? He can be the leader of the Ex-Men.

So LKY's new title is Ex-MM Lee? He can be the leader of the Ex-Men.

SINGAPORE: Former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew said Singapore would not be able to punch above its own weight if it were to depend on talent from its own population. He was speaking at a dialogue to wrap up the two-day South Asian Diaspora convention in Singapore on Friday. DBS Bank's CEO Piyush Gupta posted a question to Mr Lee, asking just how big the issue of attracting foreign talent in Singapore is, having noted that it was a hot topic during the recent General Election. Mr Lee felt it was an issue among Singaporeans even before the election. Mr Lee said: "For some time, the Singaporean has felt the competition from talented foreigners. But these are people who have come here to become our citizens and I am a firm believer that the more talent that you have in a society, the better the society will grow. "If Singapore depends on the talent it can produce out of three ...

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