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wang gungwu article on proposed chinese constitution change

I read the article with much interest: http://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/xi-and-the-lessons-from-chinas-past While the change is undoubtedly significant, the real decision comes in 2022’s 20th party congress when Xi will need to be reappointed as chair of politburo standing committee and military affairs commission, … Continue reading

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Lee Kuan Yew’s Method of Government

Mr Lee Kuan Yew, the founding leader of Singapore, passed away in the early morning of 23 March 2015; this is a review of his governing ideas. Chungkwong Yuen retired professor of computer science, national university of singapore added Feb … Continue reading

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38 oxley road

with opposition figures speaking about abuse of power at the Hong Lim Park rally on 15 July 2017, the matter has truly elevated from a family quarrel with political overtones (and entertainment value, though now exhausted) into a political issue. … Continue reading

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PAP’s presidential scheme

note added on 8/5/2017 – a recent constitutional amendment imposes additional requirements on presidential candidates’ eligibility: the government may declare for each election the particular ethic group candidates must belong to; for the next presidential election candidates are required to … Continue reading

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Leninism, Asian Culture and Singapore

first published 1999 in Asian Profile; other writings see yuenco.com hongshanren.com penglairen.org yuenck.wordpress.com 1. Introduction Singapore is a place that arouses deeply divided feelings among observers. Economically, it is one of the great success stories of this century, but it … Continue reading

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