"Challenges for Asia" by GOH Chok Tong, Prime Minister, Republic of Singapore



ゴーチョクトン首相講演を聴いて(RIETI上席研究員 宗像直子)

Speech Text of Goh Chok Tong, Prime Minister, Republic of Sigapore


12:30-12:40 Opening Remark

Honorable Minister Mr. Takeo Hiranuma

12:40-13:10 Speech

Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong

13:10-13:40 Questions and Answers




Born Singapore, 20 May 1941
1955-1960 Raffles Institution, Singapore
1961-1964 University of Singapore
Bachelor of Arts with Honours [First Class] in Economics
1966-1967 Williams College, USA
Master of Arts in Development Economics
1964-1969 Administrative Officer, Singapore Administrative Service
1969-Sep 1977 Neptune Orient Lines
Planning and Projects Manager
Financial Director
Managing Director (Nov 1973 - Sep 1977).
1976 to date Member of Parliament (Marine Parade GRC).
1977 Senior Minister of State for Finance.
1979-Nov 1990 Held various portfolios as Minister for Trade and Industry, Minister for Health and Minister for Defence.
1985 First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence.
Nov 1990 to date Prime Minister.
Political Activities
Member of the People's Action Party Central Executive Committee since 1979.
1979-1984 Second Assistant Secretary-General
1984-1989 Assistant Secretary-General
1989-1992 First Assistant Secretary-General
1992 to date Secretary-General