Live Notes

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Chapter 1
Introduction

Chapter 2
Defence and Internal Security

Chapter 3
Linking Bridges and Strengthening Ties

Chapter 4
Building on the Economic Miracle

Chapter 5
A Healthy Nation, a Thriving Land

Chapter 6
Housing a Nation: Changing Times, Changing Needs

Chapter 7
Sports and Culture: the Finer Things in Life

Chapter 8
Education for All… on Different Paths

Chapter 9
The Next Decade…

 

 
 

Chapter 4: Building on the Economic Miracle

Page 103, para 1, line 1-5: Singapore 1976, p.141.

Page 103, para 1, line 5: Economic Development Board 1971-1974, p.108.

Page 103, para 1, line 6: Speech by the Minister for Finance, Hon Sui Sen, at the Opening of Yokogawa Electric Singapore Pte Ltd, on 28 Nov 1975, available online.

Page 103, para 1, line 9: Singapore 1976, p.139.

Page 103, para 1, line 9: Singapore Economic Development Board 1975/76, p.4.


EXPANSION OF INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE NEXT DECADE

Page 104, para 1, line 1-3: National Archives of Singapore, 10 Years that Shaped a Nation, (Singapore: National Archives of Singapore, 2008), p.70.

Page 104, para 2: “Speech by Tony Tan Keng Yam, Minister for Trade and Industry, at the Jurong Town Corporation 1982 Staff Get-Together at the Japanese Gardens, Jurong Town, on 9 October 1982”, available online.

Page 106, para 2, line 5: Jurong Town Corporation Annual Report 1983-84, pp.11-12.

Page 107, para 2, line 1-5: Economic Development Board, “The 1980s: The Era of Capital-intensive and High-technology Industries”, available online.

Page 107, para 2, line 5-6: Chan Chin Bock, Heart Work (Singapore: Economic Development Board, 2002), pp.156-165.


THE “BEST” IN YOU AND ME: SKILLS UPGRADING FOR WORKERS

Page 108, para 1, line 1-3: Singapore 1976, p.140.

Page 108, para 2: “Address by the Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, at the Opening of Philips-Government Training Centre, Jurong, 2 October 1976”, available online.

Page 109, para 1, line 1-5: Mickey Chiang, From Economic Debacle to Economic Miracle (Singapore: Times Editions, 1998), p.46.

Page 109, para 1, line 6-9: Oral history interview with Professor Lim Chong Yah, Accession number 1685, reel 11.

Page 109, para 2, line 1-4: Singapore 1980, p.89.

Page 109, para 2, line 4-7: Mickey Chiang, From Economic Debacle to Economic Miracle (Singapore: Times Editions, 1998), p.44.

Page 110, para 1: Vocational and Industrial Training Board 1982–83, p.8.

Page 111, para 3: “Speech by Minister for Trade and Industry Goh Chok Tong at the Opening of the Japan-Singapore Training Centre on 13 January 1981”, available online.


DO YOU KNOW?
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

Page 113, para 1, line 5: “Address by the Minister for Labour, Ong Pang Boon, at the NTUC 1978 May Day Rally, 1 May 1978”, available online.

Page 113, para 1, line 6: Singapore 1984, p.126.

Page 114, para 2: Parliament No. 4, Session No. 1, Volume No. 36, Sitting No. 19, 23 Mar 1977.

Page 115, para 2: “Address by the Minister for Labour, Ong Pang Boon, at the NTUC 1978 May Day Rally, 1 May 1978”, available online,

WAGE CORRECTION POLICY

Page 116, para 1, line 1-6: “Wages Back to Normal in 1982”, New Nation, 20 May 1981.

Page 116, para 2: Goh Chok Tong, “1981 Budget Statement”, 6 March 1981, available online.

Page 116, caption 1, line 3-6: Singapore 1982, p.49.

Page 117, para 1, line 5-8: “Another Year of High Wage Rises”, The Sunday Times, 1 Jun 1980, p.1.


BUILDING AN INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE AND IMPROVING LOCAL BANKING

Page 120, para 1, line 1-3: Tan Chwee Huat, Financial Markets and Institutions in Singapore, 3rd ed. (Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1994), p.223.

Page 120, para 1, line 3-5: Tan Chwee Huat, Financial Markets and Institutions in Singapore, 3rd ed. (Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1994), p.231.

Page 121, para 1, line 4-5: “Striking a balance between present and future needs”, The Straits Times, 23 Oct 2008, p.23.

Page 121, para 1, line 5-9: Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, Report on the Management of the Government’s Portfolio for the Year 2008/2009, p. 24, available online.

Page 122, para 1, line 1-3: Tan Chwee Huat, Financial Markets and Institutions in Singapore, 11th ed. (Singapore: Singapore University Press, 2005), p.78.


EXPANDING TRADE LINKS

Page 126, para 1: Department of Trade Annual Report 1977–78, p.15.

Page 126, para 2: Inland Revenue Department Annual Report 1985, p.32.

Page 127, para 1, line 3: Trade Development Board Annual Report 1983–84, p.4.

Page 127, para 1, line 3-6: Trade Development Board Annual Report 1983–84, p.4.

Page 127, para 1, line 6-9, Trade Development Board Annual Report 1983–84, p.13.

Page 127, para 3, line 1-3: Singapore Trade Development Board Annual Report 1985/86, p.7.


STRENGTHENING SEA, AIR AND LAND COMMUNICATIONS

  • GOODBYE PAYA LEBAR, HELLO CHANGI

    Page 135, para 1, line 1-4: “Opening Address by Dr Goh Keng Swee, First Deputy Prime Minister at the Commissioning of the SIA Group Projects, 18 June 1981”, available online.

    Page 135, para 1, line 4-11: Oral history interview with Bernard Chen Tien Lap, Accession number 2530, reel 6.

    Page 137, para 1: Changi Airport Milestones, available online, www.changiairport.com

    Page 137, para 2, line 5-8: Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Annual Report 1984-85, p.18.

    Page 137, para 2, line 9-11: Singapore Airline Annual Report 1984-85, p.12.

    Page 137, para 3, line 3-6: Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Annual Report 1984-85, p.20.

    Page 137, para 3, line 6-10: The Business Times, 2 Jul 2009.

    Page 137, caption 1, line 1-4: Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Annual Report 1984/85, p.18.

    • THE SECRET FORMULA OF CHANGI AIRPORT’S SUCCESS

      Page 138, caption 1, line 2-3: Civil Aviation Annual Report 1982, p.12.

      Page 138, caption 2: Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Providing the Best at Singapore Changi Airport, (Singapore: CAAS, 1988), p.22.

      Page 139, caption 1: Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Providing the Best at Singapore Changi Airport, (Singapore: CAAS, 1988), p.12.

      Page 139, caption 3: Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Providing the Best at Singapore Changi Airport, (Singapore: CAAS, 1988), p.12.


DO YOU KNOW?
THE GREAT (MRT) DEBATE

Page 152, para 1, line 1-3: Master Plan First Review 1965, Report of Survey, Ministry of National Development.

Page 152, para 1, line 4-6: N Varaprasad, “Providing Mobility and Accessibility” in Management of Success: The Moulding of Modern Singapore edited by Kernial Singh Sandhu and Paul Wheatley (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asia Studies, 1989), p.431.

Page 152, para 3: Oral history interview in 2008 with James Koh Cher Siang, Accession number 2847, reel no. 3.

Page 153, para 2, Oral history interview in 1995 with Ngiam Tong Dow, Accession number 1658, reel no. 5.

Page 155, para 1, line 1-4: “Speech by Ong Teng Cheong, Minister for Communications and Labour at the 10th Annual Dinner of the Institute of Planners, 28 May 1982”, available online.


A SURPRISING TROPICAL ISLAND ON EARTH

Page 157, para 3, line 2: “Foreword” in Singapore Tourist Promotion Board Annual Report 1975/76.

Page 157, para 3, line 2: Singapore Tourist Promotion Board Annual Report 1975-76, p.2.

Page 157, para 3, line 2-6: Tourist Promotion Board 1964, p.15.

Page 157, para 4, line 4-7: Singapore Tourist Promotion Board Annual Report, 1975-76, p.10.

Page 157, para 5: “Chairman’s Review” in Singapore Tourist Promotion Board Annual Report 1985-86, p.2.

Page 159, caption, line 1: “Speech by Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew at Opening of the Singapore Handicraft Centre, 25 September 1976”, available online.

Page 159, caption, line 1-2: Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop, “How Did Chinese Art Get So Hot?” in Reader’s Digest, Sep 2007.

Page 159, caption 1, line 2-3: “Speech by Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew at Opening of the Singapore Handicraft Centre, 25 September 1976”, available online.

Page 161, caption 2, line 2: Singapore Tourist Promotion Board Annual Report 1979-80, p.15.

Page 161, caption 2, line 2-3: Singapore Tourist Promotion Board Annual Report 1984-85, p.9.

Page 161, caption 2, line 3: Singapore Tourist Promotion Board Annual Report 1985-86, p.2.


DO YOU KNOW?

1985: A WATERSHED YEAR FOR SINGAPORE’S ECONOMY

Page 165, para 2: Oral history interview with Joseph Yubaraj Manuel Pillay, Accession number 1583, reel 14.

 

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