PM Lee to speak at Chinese Communist Party’s Central Party School in Beijing
Posted by temasektimes on September 2, 2012
In his latest status update on Facebook, PM Lee revealed that he will be visiting the cities of Chengdu and Tianjin where the Singapore government has important joint projects with the Chinese government:
“My 1st stop is Chengdu, in Sichuan province, where I will be visiting two Singapore projects – the Singapore-Sichuan Hi-Tech Innovation Park and the Raffles City mall…..I’m also going to Tianjin, to visit the Tianjin Eco-city. This is an important project for Singapore, which I look forward to seeing for the first time.”
PM Lee will also be calling on Chinese leaders, including President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao. Though the PAP is supposedly ‘anti-communist’ at least in its early years, PM Lee will now be speaking at the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Party School:
“In Beijing I will be calling on I am also speaking at the Central Party School (CPS), followed by Q&A. Many up and coming Chinese officials attend the CPS and I expect a lively exchange with them.”
The Central Party School is where party cadres are indoctrinated with communist dogma to ensure their loyalty to the party.
In the early years of Singapore’s independence, many patriotic Singaporeans were detained without trial under the draconian Internal Security Act for being ‘communists’ or having suspected links to communists, one of whom is Chia Thye Poh, who was detained for 32 years without ever being charged for any offence.