26 Mar '15, 5am

From slums to riches. How Lee Kuan Yew built Singapore #RIPLKY

From slums to riches. How Lee Kuan Yew built Singapore #RIPLKY

Comment E-mail to friend Bookmark & Share The late Mr Lee felt poor housing conditions in Singapore’s early years would negatively impact the population and focused on improving the public housing system while pushing for more green spaces. For Singaporeans, the name Lee Kuan Yew is synonymous with modern Singapore. “I have spent my life, so much of it, building up this country. There’s nothing more that I need to do. At the end of the day, what have I got? A successful Singapore. What have I given up? My life,” is a quote from Mr Lee in 2011. Born in 1923, Mr Lee led the nation from 1965 when it declared its independence from Malaysia and served as its first Prime Minister for over three decades. Devoting his whole life to Singapore, he used his tremendous foresight to transform Singapore from a Third World to a First World country, such that policy makers from around the...

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