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    Posted: 23-Mar-2007 at 17:15
a small island, lack of resource, expelled from Malaysia, why does singapore finally successand becoming a new economic power in ASia?
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The success was the fruit of Chinese and discipline and hard work...

The success is because of the same party ruling from 30 years.....

 The success is because the GOVT is not effected by political correctness and self destructing liberalism..
  The success is because effective and truthfull discrimination of people who are genuinely danger to its existence
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Secret of Singapore's Success - LEE KWAN YEW
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The secret lies in its terrific geographic location, controlling the Malacca straits (one of the 4 key locations of maritime trade routes, along with the Suez and Panama canals and the straits of Hormuz), which makes Singapore a major trade hub. Of course, political stability and hard work help a lot, but that's not always enough.
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A highly collectivist and totalitarian society under the control of a highly capable ruler doesn't hurt its chances either.
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Lee Kwan Yew was given an honourable PhD in law just the other day at the ANU, some socialist groups decided to protest against it because of Singapores "lack of human rights". I really felt like hurting them.
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This is an old topic but it caught my attention..
the secret success of singapore?
Originally posted by vijay vijay wrote:


the same party ruling from 30 years.

well.. if ppl refer to Malaysia situation.. which also being ruled by same party for quite sometimes.. they said.. it's dictatorship.. even the former prime minister had performed the best service for our country..


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In a good location strategically and one that is likely to grow even more in economic importance. A mix of totalitarian and democratic systems which have encouraged discipline, a strict legal system which has little tolerance for crime, Heavy investment in infrastructure and health care and education. Not to mention peoples who hail from highly disciplined and hard working societies that encourage education.

Basically a recap of what has been said above.    
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And being able to act in a time of reletive peace in the region. Dose not help a countrys development that it has to go to war every 10 years.
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Originally posted by Kevin Kevin wrote:

In a good location strategically and one that is likely to grow even more in economic importance. A mix of totalitarian and democratic systems which have encouraged discipline, a strict legal system which has little tolerance for crime, Heavy investment in infrastructure and health care and education. Not to mention peoples who hail from highly disciplined and hard working societies that encourage education.

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well.. maybe u are rite..

but can it due to the reason of the size of the country and the number of its population make it easier for the government to govern everything (people, resources, financial issues).
Can refer to other small size countries which are doing quite well.. e.g: Monaco, Brunei and etc..

Maybe from the physical development S'pore looks successful in tht matter, but the same family rules for more 30yrs? i dont think it proves democracy is being applied transparently.
 
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Originally posted by maurizio13 maurizio13 wrote:



Do you think LHL is the ONLY person in Singapore capable of leading? Think about the Lee family, all the family members who have attained high post. Are their post conferred to them by way of Imperial Decree or based on their own personal merits? He's got a son working as a CEO in a government linked company and wife who is head of Temasek. Are they the only BEST person in Singapore to head these companies? Temasek made substantial losses in most of it's overseas investments, they try to recuperate loses in overseas investments by charging excessively for it's monopoly businesses in Singapore. Is Cronyism the kind of system you want Singapore to propagate? My bet is, you still want to see Hong Yi as the next PM of Singapore. icon_lol.gif


source: http://sgforums.com/forums/10/topics/337386?page=3



So a Singaporean speaks his mind..Wink  Instead of running a country, Lim Dynasty looks like running the biggest corporation in SE Asia.. which is very well done.Star



Edited by cahaya - 26-Dec-2008 at 05:12
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