SINGAPORE (Sept 9): “Take an interest in the world around you. Read the newspapers. You must have an interest in the world. And you must understand how we fit in.” — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to students at the Singapore University of Social Sciences, on what it takes to be a leader

Have a premium account? Sign in to continue reading.

Unlimited access to all stories from $99.9/year*

The latest reporting and analysis from business and investments to news and views on social issues.


  • Simultaneous logins across all devices
  • Instant access to past digital issues
  • Unlimited access to The Edge Malaysia
  • *For annual subscription plan only. T&Cs apply