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WORLD LEADERS PAY TRIBUTE TO SINGAPORE’S FOUNDING PRIME MINISTER LEE KUAN YEW

"Lee Kuan Yew was one of the most extraordinary leaders of modern times. He was a genuine political giant. He was the first to understand that modern politics was about effective Government not old-fashioned ideology. Whether in the economy, social cohesion or law and order, he applied methods of rigorous analysis and detailed implementation. He built Singapore into the success story it is today by intelligence, wisdom and determination in equal measure. As a result Singapore has a respect and admiration far above its size." - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair

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STRAITS TIMES: RULE OF LAW MUST BE UPHELD BY ALL

Indonesia's decision to stick to the death penalty for convicted foreign drug offenders is fully within its sovereign rights. Also, given that Indonesian citizens are subject to the law, it is inconceivable that an exception could be made for others merely because they are foreigners.

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