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George Yeo is a former foreign minister of Singapore. He served from 2004 to 2011. He is currently the chairman of Kerry Logistics.

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Why Eurasia Will Drive the Global Economy in the Future

(16) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 5:53 PM

This article was adapted by The Globalist from a speech by George Yeo at the recent Singapore Summit.

SINGAPORE -- This summer, for the first time, financial turmoil in China created turbulence around the world and even hit New York. This was an historic event and...

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Why Singapore at 50 Is Like a Banyan Tree, a Bonsai and Nanotechnology

(7) Comments | Posted August 3, 2015 | 1:41 PM

SINGAPORE -- Under the late Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore -- which this week is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a nation -- was unabashedly a hierarchical society. When asked if Singapore was a nanny state, he replied that, if it were one, he was proud to have fostered it. But...

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For the Rest of Asia, America Might Be a Friend, but China Cannot Be an Enemy

(85) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 4:56 PM

SINGAPORE -- As tensions rise between the U.S. and China over China's islands dispute with Japan, American strategists have been thinking about how to accommodate China while at the same time standing behind their Japanese ally.

It may be helpful to look at the situation also from an Asian perspective....

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Nalanda and the Asian Renaissance

(1) Comments | Posted April 12, 2011 | 2:47 PM

SINGAPORE -- As Asia reemerges on the world stage in this century, its civilizational origins will become a subject of intense study and debate. Asians are rediscovering their own past and deriving inspiration from it for the future. This inspiration covers all fields including governance, scientific inquiry, architecture, wellness and...

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