Dr Goh Keng Swee’s Insights on Golfing

Dr Goh Keng Swee’s Insights on Golfing

Posted by on Nov 18, 2016 in People & Personalities

In this extract from a humorous & insightful speech he gave at the opening of the Tanah Merah Golf Club in 1984, Dr Goh Keng Swee, our former Deputy Prime Minister and first cabinet member, shared with guests why, in his view, many take to the game of golf

S. Rajaratnam on Singapore’s State Symbols

S. Rajaratnam on Singapore’s State Symbols

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in People & Personalities

One of the Singapore government’s first aims after attaining full internal self-government from the British  in 1959, was to cultivate a common identity. Our state symbols which were unveiled in 1959 became an important way to rally Singaporeans from different backgrounds and communities to a common purpose.

David Marshall: Singapore’s First Chief Minister

David Marshall: Singapore’s First Chief Minister

Posted by on Jun 22, 2016 in People & Personalities

David Marshall (1908-1995), the celebrated Singaporean nationalist, politician, lawyer and diplomat,  was a key political leader in the history of post-war Singapore.