How Lee Kuan Yew transformed Singapore

by Jörgen Eriksson on April 3, 2015

Some days ago, I wrote an article about Lee Kuan Yew, the Place Manager of Singapore. Below is a well made video by The Economist from last week, about how Lee Kuan Yew transformed Singapore, and how important it is to be pragmatic, to not be bound by dogma or ideology, but to focus on what works and abandon policies that do not work.

How Lee Kuan Yew transformed Singapore

 

For more in depth facts, the video below is a BBC World Special from March 1st, titled A Richer World: Singapore at 50 – From Swamps to Skyscrapers. It aim to explain how with no natural resources, the tiny country came from swamp to one of the region’s leading economies.

A Richer World: Singapore at 50–From Swamps to Skyscrapers

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