21 Jan '11, 10am

MM Lee: Singaporeans should grow up

MM Lee: Singaporeans should grow up

If Singapore does not grow as fast as it can sustain growth, then the government - and its people - are being stupid, according to Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. -- ST PHOTO IF SINGAPORE does not grow as fast as it can sustain growth, then the government - and its people - are being stupid, according to Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. This statement was among the hard truths MM Lee dished out throughout the 16 interviews with The Straits Times team in 2008 and 2009. One thing which struck the writers of the book was MM Lee's consistency in his views. Han Fook Kwang, editor of The Straits Times, said: 'One thing about MM is that he's a very consistent person. His views are also very consistent...this doesn't mean his thinking hasn't changed. He does take in new developments.' Watch what MM Lee has to say on Singapore's economy and other topics on RazorTV. Read also: MM Lee: Fe...

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