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Singapore in 2004: long awaited leadership transition

Rodan, G. (2005) Singapore in 2004: long awaited leadership transition. Asian Survey, 45 (1). pp. 140-145.

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With strong economic recovery, Goh Chok Tong decided the time was right for the long-anticipated handover of Singapore's prime ministership to Lee Hsien Loong. In foreign relations, the earlier leadership change in Malaysia fostered improved bilateral ties, but a visit by Lee to Taiwan generated friction with Chinese authorities.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Politics and International Studies
Publisher: University of California Press
Copyright: Published as Rodan, G 2005 'Singapore in 2004', Asian Survey, 45 (1), pp. 140-145. (c) 2005 by the Regents of the University of California.
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