China Sees Itself Moving in Singapore’s Direction: MM Lee – Wong Yee Fong

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China is now moving quickly to adapt to a fast changing world, and its new generation of leaders are determined to sustain the nation’s growth for a long time, said Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew during his 27th visit to China.

Speaking to the Singapore media at the conclusion of his official visit, Mr Lee noted that the Chinese are studying Singapore very seriously – including how its civil servants are trained and how the members of Parliament conduct Meet The People sessions.

Through these efforts, he said, the Chinese are adapting and adopting fast because they see themselves moving in Singapore’s direction.

After a one-hour meeting with Xi Jinping, who was appointed to the Politburo Standing Committee, Mr Lee found the new leader a thoughtful man who has been through many trials and tribulation. [Full Text]

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November 18, 2007 4:20 AM
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