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BizDaily: Singapore's founding father, dies

March 23rd, 2015

Episode 194 of 836 episodes

Business Daily looks at the legacy of the late Lee Kwan Yew. Singapore's first Prime Minister is credited with turning an island state into an Asian power-house. Critics called him an autocrat. He said denying civil liberties was a necessary part of achieving growth. Also in the programme, Also in the programme, can solar power really rival coal and gas in the next ten years? And Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times reflects on a recent accident she suffered just before an important job interview. When is it right to cancel, or postpone, when you can't look your best? Do appearances really matter that much?

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