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Friday, October 31, 2008

The exception

From the article, At this rate the world’s financial architecture will have been remade before November 15th, by Brad Setser in Counciloil Foreign Relations.

First, all the countries that got access to the Fed’s swap lines are US allies, and all except Singapore are democracies. Russia may be part of the G-8 but it is outside of this club.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Relatively speaking, it is still for the poverty-stricken.

This is from the article, Singapore public housing: 'A nation of homeowners', in AFP.

Public housing is often associated with poverty-stricken slums and other social ills but Singapore's high-rise apartment blocks built by the government are an exception.

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Just by pragmatism and reason isn't so bad.

This is from the article, Lessons on governance from Singapore, by James Shikwati in Business Daily.

The biggest lesson from Singapore is that they do not simply copy and paste policies – the country is run on the basis of pragmatism and reason!

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