Not Born In Singapore: Fifty Personalities who Shaped the Nation

This book profiles 50 individuals who were not born in Singapore, and who have made their mark in the fields of the economy, science and medicine, education and society, the arts and sports. Their efforts have helped to place the country on the global map of success. This year as we celebrate our local heroes, it’s also time to put the spotlight on other unsung contributors who have shaped our nation. They may have come from other shores, but these 50 foreigners have left their mark in building Singapore into the nation we know it to be today.

Content:

Preface

ARTS
By Ian Batey, K. P. Bhaskar, Santha Bhaskar, Della Butcher, Choo Hoey, John Herbert, Kuo Pao Kun, Goh Lay Kuan, J. M. Sali, Tan Swie Hian

ECONOMY
By Mustaq Ahmad, Sir Laurence Hartnett, Dr Tsutomu Kanai, Pasquale Pistorio, Captain Muhammad Jalaluddin Sayeed, Tang I-Fang Ratan Tata, Kartar Singh Thakral, Tan Sri Frank Tsao Wen- King, Alain Vandenborre, Cyril Neville Watson, Albert Winsemius

EDUCATION
By Dr Robert A. Brown, Brother Joseph McNally, Milenko Prvacki, Mary Turnbull, Professor Wang Gungwu, Professor Wu Teh Yao, Dr John Miksic, Ann Wee

SOCIETY
By Professor T. H. Elliott, Christine Laimer, Lien Ying Chow, BG Yaakov ‘Jack’ Elazari, G. G. Thomson, Krystyn Olszewski, Bruno Wildermuth

SCIENCE AND MEDICINE
By Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, Dr Sydney Brenner, Professor Edward W. Holmes, Dr Edison Liu, Sir George Radda, Dr Shan Ratnam, Sir David Lane, Professor Jackie Y. Ying

SPORTS
By Aleksandar Duric, Feng Tianwei, Jing Junhong, Ronald Susilo, Tao Li

About the Institute of Policy Studies

About the Author

Acknowledgments

Photo Credits

288 pages
ISBN 978-981-4655-41-5 (paperback)
ISBN 978-981-4655-42-2 (ebook)