21 Jan '11, 11am

MM Lee on hard truths that keep S'pore going: SINGAPORE : Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew wants Singaporeans to und...

MM Lee on hard truths that keep S'pore going: SINGAPORE : Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew wants Singaporeans to und...

SINGAPORE : Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew has said despite Singapore's progress, it is still a nation in the making with much vulnerability. He was speaking on Friday at the launch of his latest book published by the Singapore Press Holdings. The book titled: "Lee Kuan Yew, Hard Truths To Keep Singapore Going" is the third in a series of the minister mentor's books on how the country coped with challenges since Singapore's separation from Malaysia. Mr Lee said: "This precious, accidental, improbable, likely nation we have created should be nurtured, should be carefully strengthened and built upon. I do not deceive myself for one moment that our differences of race, culture, language, religion have disappeared. "All we have succeeded in doing is to socially restructure society and by our determined policy of equality to all - to make everybody feel that he has a place in Sin...

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