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Singapore Perspectives 2022: Banner panel discussion with Minister Desmond Lee on Singapore as a Global City

We spoke with IPS Director Janadas Devan, Ambassador Chan Heng Chee and Mr Philip Yeo, former Chairman of EDB, on their understanding and interpretation of the 1972 “Global City” speech by former DPM and Foreign Minister S. Rajaratnam.

The video was the prelude at Singapore Perspectives 2022: City in which Minister Desmond Lee gave his keynote address on Singapore as a Global City and his dialogue with participants.

For the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Singapore Perspectives 2022

“The social, political and cultural adjustments such a city will require of us to enable men to live happy and useful life in them, may demand a measure of courage, imagination and intelligence.”

— Mr. S. Rajaratnam on challenges of becoming a “Global City”

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