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FROM THIRD WORLD TO FIRST

LEE KUAN YEW

FROM THIRD WORLD TO FIRST

Autobiographical Series | 2018

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Few gave tiny Singapore much chance of survival when it was granted independence in 1965. Today, the former colonial trading post is a thriving metropolis with the world’s number one airline, best airport, and busiest port of trade, and the world’s fourth highest per capita real income.