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More than just smarts

Singapore: Smart City, Smart State By Kent Calder

As a "smart city" Singapore is a "veritable laboratory for global solutions". As a "smart state" it is able to play credibly on the international scene.

IT has often been said that Lee Kuan Yew was "too big" a politician, statesman and intellectual for the city state he created, and that his talents could have been better deployed upon a larger stage. Kent Calder's book, Singapore: Smart City, Smart State, implies otherwise however.


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