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8 results found for: five tests of a truly first world people
Article First World status more than just attaining checklist of qualities
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  27/12/2019
I take issue with Professor Tommy Koh's prescriptions for how Singaporeans can achieve First World status (Five tests of a truly First World people, Dec 21).   (266 words)
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Article Voices Of Youth
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  30/12/2019
Au Eong Tyen Raay, 15 Secondary 3 student Singapore's Third World emissions Professor Tommy Koh makes some excellent points everyone ought to take note of when he discusses some of our bad habits as Singaporeans living in a First World country (Five tests of a truly First World people, Dec 21).   (613 words)
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Article S'poreans are tolerant and gracious
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  24/12/2019
To me, there is simply no perfect society and there are no perfect people (Five tests of a truly First World people, Dec 21). What we enjoy in Singapore today are mutual understanding, religious and cultural tolerance. Singapore is the most religiously diverse country in the world, according to a 2014 Pew Research Study.   (236 words)
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Article Lack of civic-mindedness apparent in Singapore
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  27/12/2019
I share the sentiments expressed by Professor Tommy Koh in his commentary (Five tests of a truly First World people, Dec 21). Littering and a lack of graciousness are just two reasons why I am suffering from a reverse culture shock after 12 years of living in Taiwan.   (325 words)
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Article Five tests of a truly First World people
By: TOMMY KOH FOR THE STRAITS TIMES,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (OPINION)  21/12/2019
By Invitation Singaporeans live in a First World city but have some very bad habits. To be a First World people, let's stop littering, be considerate and remember our basic manners. At the Institute of Policy Studies' Singapore Bicentennial Conference on Oct 1, I made the comment that Singapore is a   (1541 words)
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Article Lessons on graciousness from overseas
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  02/01/2020
While Singapore tries to inculcate First World habits, Professor Tommy Koh is correct in saying that there are areas Singaporeans can learn from the people of developed and less-developed countries on being kind, gracious and civic-minded (Five tests of a truly First World people, Dec 21, 2019). Oei Chooi Leng   (325 words)
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Article Like the Japanese, we don't litter
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  24/12/2019
Unfortunately, this is not true of everyone, and Professor Tommy Koh is right (Five tests of a truly First World people, Dec 21). Benny Fang   (145 words)
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Article Singapore has strengths that are lacking in other First World countries
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  24/12/2019
He urged Singaporeans to improve in the following: stop littering, keep our toilets clean, practise civic-mindedness and good manners, appreciate culture and the arts and take an interest in history and heritage, and love nature and care for the environment (Five tests of a truly First World people, Dec 21).   (368 words)
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