Tag: Lee Kuan Yew

The History of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore With George Galloway And Adam Garrie

Eurasia Future is delighted to share this week’s episode of The History Boys. George Galloway and Adam Garrie present an in-depth discussion of the founding, fortunes and destinies of three south east Asian nations whose history was very much intertwined. Brand new #TheHistoryBoys: ‘Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore: A Collision of […]

Affirmative Action Remains a Millstone Prohibiting Malaysia From Realising Its National Potential

The new coalition government of veteran Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad represents great strides forward in terms of creating a more practically functional and racially cohesive government, especially when contrasted with its predecessor. Mahathir’s appointment of Lim Guan Eng of the pro-multi racial Democratic Action Party represented the first time a Han Chinese […]

Without a Federal-Parliamentary System The Philippines Will Remain a Sham Democracy

Democracy is taken from the ancient Greek word δημοκρατία (dēmokratía) which simply means rule of the people. In order to facilitate this, many different systems have been implemented over the years. Among the most democratic systems ever to be employed was the years with varying degrees of pragmatic success and varying […]

Kim And Trump Were Not Alone – Lee Kuan Yew Was Very Much Present Throughout The Singapore Summit

Singapore was chosen as the venue for the historic summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump for many practical reasons, including comparative proximity to the DPRK vis-a-vis the preferred European destinations of US peace conference organisers but also because Singapore could guarantee the safety of both leaders. Moreover, Singapore’s neutral […]

Letting Australia Into ASEAN Would Be Letting an American Wolf In Kangaroo’s Clothing Into A Sheep Pen

ASEAN leaders are considering whether to upgrade Australia to a full member of the block of The Association South East Asian Nations. Encouraged by Indonesian President Joko Widodo, the idea is to integrate Australia with countries that are already vital economic partners and in so doing, allowing Australia to pivot itself […]