Lee Kuan Yew

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GFPP 2023 Politics of South-East Asia
Topic: Singapore under Lee Kuan Yew
Group :B
Members’ Names : Chan Xin Ying 214765
Muganthini A/P Kumaran 214956
Ranjani A/P Selvarajan 214951
Teaw Zhen Sheng 215070
Lim Chia Min 214919
Leong Siew Fui 214882
Lau Shie Yin 214853
Tan Kwee Lyn 214762
Chiew Guat Ying 214929
Mehala A/P Gopalakrishan 214972
Lecturer Name : Professor Patit Paban Mishra
GFPP 2023 Politics of South-East Asia
Topic: Singapore under Lee Kuan Yew
Group :B
Members’ Names : Chan Xin Ying 214765
Muganthini A/P Kumaran 214956
Ranjani A/P Selvarajan 214951
Teaw Zhen Sheng 215070
Lim Chia Min 214919
Leong Siew Fui 214882
Lau Shie Yin 214853
Tan Kwee Lyn 214762
Chiew Guat Ying 214929
Mehala A/P Gopalakrishan 214972
Lecturer Name : Professor Patit Paban Mishra

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Contents
1) Introduction
2) The Economy Policy Under Lee Kuan Yew
3) Creating a Clean Government in Singapore
4) Reshuffling the society, creating a fair not welfare society i) Greening Singapore
ii) Many tongues, one language
iii) Rule and Law
iv) Fighting on Traffic Congestion
5) Regional and International Policies and Relation under Lee Kuan Yew i) ASEAN- Malaysia
ii) China
iii) Japan
iv) United States
6) Comparison between Lee Kuan Yew and Mahathir Mohamad
7) Conclusion
8) Attachments
9) References
Introduction
Singapore the streets are now sparkling clean, and the city runs like clockwork. Singapore is a leading financial center, and boasts an impressive skyline that is easily recognizable. Among other things, Singapore's public transportation and education systems are consistently rated highly in international rankings. Singapore is also known as a clean and green city, and at least some of this can be attributed to Lee's tough stance against chewing gum and littering. Singapore is not only good in this aspects but its really good in economical wise too. Singapore’ success in economic and social development in recent decades has been due to pragmatic policies and general public acceptance of a limited government role in such areas as health, social security. Southeast Asia has developed considerably over the past half-century, but Singapore has leaped even further ahead of her much larger and well-endowed neighbors. All this credits should be directed to the prime minister of Singapore who is the great man Lee Kuan Yee. He is widely credited as the architect behind Singapore's remarkable transformation from third-world country to first in just under a generation. Lee Kuan Yew was born in Singapore on 16th September 1923, a third generation descendant of immigrants from China’s Guangdong province. He read law at Cambridge University, England. In 1954, he formed the People’s Action Party. Five years later, his party won the Singapore general election and he became prime minister at 35. In November 1990, he assumed the post of senior minister. I) The Economy Policy under Lee Kuan Yew

Anyone who predicted in 1965 when Singapore seperated from Malaysia that Singapore would become a financial centre would have been thought been thought mad. However, it had become a reality, till now, it is a normal sight to see the gleaming modern offices in the city centre with banks of computers linking Singapore with London, New York,Tokyo, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and other major financial centre in the world. Singapore is considered one of the world's great cities, comparable to New York, London and Hong Kong. Unlike Hong Kong, Singapore could neither ride on the reputation of the City of London,...
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