Articles by Kishore Mahbubani

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Articles about Kishore Mahbubani

Years 2013-2016

Years 1999-2012

Years 1995-1998

   What to Read in 2013
   By Margaret Slattery, Foreign Policy, 31 December 2012

   Why Bangladesh may overtake the West by 2050?
   By Ashfaqur Rahman, The Daily Star, 30 December 2012

   Interview with Kishore Mahbubani
   Nicolas Berggruen Institute on Governance, December 2012

   China should expect challenges in managing success, Singaporean academic say
   By Chen Jipeng and Hu Juanxin, Xinhua, 24 November 2012

   Asean in middle of US-China ties
   By Nirmal Ghosh, The Strait Times, 22 November 2012

   Asian education worth investing in
   By Andrea Soh, The Business Times, 16 November 2012

   Philanthropy forum highlights Asian needs, role of education
   By Leslie Kay Lim, The Strait Times, 15 November 2012

   Credit Suisse Holds Annual Global Philanthropists Forum in Singapore
   The Financial, 15 November 2012

   Thinking on S'pore's 'alternative futures'
   By Tessa Wong, AsiaOne, 12 November 2012

   Polls Over, It's Time for Obama to Re-Engage Asia
   By Bhagyashree Garekar, The Strait Times, 10 November 2012

   World Leaders Begin Congratulating Obama After Election Win
   By Daniel Ten Kate and Andrew Frye, Bloomberg, 07 November 2012

   Embarrassed meritocrats
   By Banyan, The Economist, 27 October 2012

   The UNSC seat: Australia, Israel and Palestine
   By Graeme Dobell, The Interpreter, 17 October 2012

   Will Influential Asia Shape the World?
   By Shoeb K. Zainuddin, Jakarta Globe, 29 September 2012

   What the rise of Asia means for Canadians
   By John Ibbitson, The Globe and Mail, 24 September 2012

   China and the West Philippine Sea
   By Roberto R. Romulo, The Philippine Star, 10 August 2012

   Return to past glories
   By Jack Loo, IDG, 20 July 2012

   Global Times, 23 July 2012

   Asia's thought leader
   By Thusitha De Silva, China Daily

   A vulnerable external front
   By AV Rajwade, LiveMint, 18 July 2012

   South China Sea issue divides Asean    (Chinese Version)
   By Jeremy Grant, Ben Bland and Gwen Robinson, Financial Times, 16 July 2012

   The Visionary Man
   NETWORK, Norwegian Hull Club, June 2012

   Geht Europa unter?    (English version)
   By Martin Greive, Welt Online, 01 July 2012

   By Lan Wei Guang, 中国国门时报, 27 June 2012

   吴建民:偏见妨碍认识真实中国    (English version)
   By Wu Jianmin, Sina, 26 June 2012

   Towards a multipolar and diverse world?
   By Rein Müllerson, Eurozine, 20 June 2012

   Hexun, 18 June 2012

   Going Beyond the Free Trade Agreements and Establishing a New East Asian Economic Order
   CSSN, 18 June 2012

   Asean must end protectionism to prosper
   The Edge, 14 June 2012

   Southeast Asia Is Cautious on Economic Ties
   The Wall Street Journal, 14 June 2012

   Crises in west could be boon to Asean
   The Nation, 14 June 2012

   Don: Competitive US­China ties a boon to region
   Business Times, 14 June 2012

   ASEAN Should Not Auto-Pilot Its Economy, Says Prof Kishore
   Bernama, 13 June 2012

   Si en Asia funciona, ¿por qué en México no?
     English Version: If it works in Asia, why not in Mexico?
           By Andrés Carral, Animal Politico, 8 June 2012

   Qiushi, 06 June 2012

   Yahoo Hongkong, 06 June 2012

   How ASEAN engagement led to reform in Burma
   The Jakarta Globe, 03 June 2012

   Der Westen braucht mehr Antiwestlertum
     English Version: The West needs more Antiwesternism
           By Jörg Lau, Zeit Online, 22 May 2012

   Promoting and Ensuring Political Participation and Representation across the Regions
   ASEANWEB, 02 May 2012

   S'pore must up fertility rate now, or else
   News @ AsiaOne, 04 May 2012

   Road to democracy in SE Asia long, bleak
   The Jakarta Post, Jakarta, 03 May 2012

   The Rise of the Asian Community
   21st Century Business Herald, 23 April 2012

   (French) LES BRICS ET LA CONSTRUCTION D'UN NOUVEAU MONDE : Une utopie à notre portée
   Le Nouvel Observateur Blog, 03 April 2012

   (Dutch) Wij willen Bildung! Wij willen Bildung!
   By Door Sander Pleij, 03 April 2012

   (German) 11.000 Ungerechtigkeiten
   By Jakob Augstein, 02 April 2012

   (German) Ihr Kapiert es nicht!
   Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 01 April 2012

   Tough questions do matter
   By Prof Datuk Dr Ibrahim Bajunid, 30 March 2012

   An unsettled and messy world
   By Shahid Javed Burki, 26 March 2012

   Mayor Warns of the Pitfalls in Social Media
   By Michael M. Grynbaum, 21 March 2012

   New York City awarded LKY World City Prize
   By Monica Kotwani, 21 March 2012

   Interview between Prof Kishore Mahbubani and Mr Pascal Lamy: Europe will 'muddle through but at a cost'
          20 March 2012

   Billionaire Chung Shows Hyundai Luxury No Joke Chasing BMW: Cars
   By John Lippert, Alan Ohnsman and Rose Kim, 1 March 2012

   An Asian Versus European Way of Regional Cooperation
   International Relations and Security Network, 28 February 2012

   What goes wrong with capitalism?
   Sunday, 26 February 2012

   (French Article) Hubert Védrine décrypte la mondialisation
   TeleObs, 21 February, 2012

          How to save trapped capitalism?
, 21 February, 2012

          大选年 新纪元
, 20 February, 2012

   The World Today: A Ship With No Captain
   Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, 17 February, 2012

   Singapore Presses Its Advantage in Myanmar
   The Wall Street Journal, 15 February, 2012

   The Telegraph, 15 February, 2012

   Bad times?   Spanish (Original Article), 31 January, 2012

   India, Japan, Korea Join To Avert Euro Crisis Effect On Asia
   India Tv, 30 January, 2012

   Leadership Challenges Mount in the Unpredictable World of Social Media
   World Economic Forum, 28 January, 2012

   Asia and the return of the State   Portuguese (Original Article)
   Louis Mah, Institute of Oriental Studies, Catholic University, Public, 26 January, 2012

   Asians regard education as an investment
   By Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, New Straits Times, 21 January, 2012

   Jaya: Society has role in checking extremismt
   By Teo Cheng Wee, Regional Correspondent, ST Asia, 20 January, 2012

   India Honors NRIs in the Pink City
   News India Times, 13 January, 2012

   Japan told to be 'Asia's bridge to West
   By Siti Rahil, The Japan Times, 13 January, 2012

   The Rabbi, The Pope and “Chindia”
   Vatican Insider, 21 December 2011

   Nobel economist blasts Europe’s austerity plans
   by James Lamont, 14 December, 2011

   Nuggets from the World Policy Conference
   by Stewart M. Patrick, 12 December, 2011

   The United States is back in the Asia-Pacific
   By Xiaoxiong Yi, 8 December, 2011

   Regional allies will blow hot and cold in ties with Washington, even as they worry about China
   By Evelyn Goh, The Straits Times, 3 December, 2011

   Muse of the Asian Century
   News @ AsiaOne, 2 December, 2011

   The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers
   Foreign Policy, December 2011

   Zachód "musi się pogodzić z utratą dominacji"
  English version: (West 'must be reconciled with the loss of dominance) Jakarta Post, tvn24, 29 November, 2011

   The Western dominance is just an aberration of the past two hundred years    (Dutch Version)
   Financieel Dagblad, 29 November, 2011

   中国必须改进地区外交政策  English version: (China must improve regional foreign policy)
   By Trusted Sources Research Director, China, 29 November, 2011

   TABLE TALK WITH KISHORE MAHBUBANI; Era of Western domination 'is ending'
   By Cheong Suk-Wai, The Straits Times, 29 November, 2011

   Singapore can be intellectual capital of Asia
   By Cheong Suk-Wai, The Straits Times, 29 November, 2011

   Academic in top 100 global thinkers list again
   By Lin Zhaowei, The Straits Times, 29 November, 2011

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         938Live, 28 November 2011

   Kishore Mahbubani makes it to "Top 100 Global Thinkers"
   ChannelNewsAsia, 28 November 2011

   A continent adrift in the western Pacific is seeking a new Indo-Pacific home
   By Sanjaya Baru, Business Standard, 28 November 2011

   The Next King, Indonesia Bisa  English version: (The Next King, Indonesia can)
   By Jusman Dalle, detikNews, 25 November, 2011

   HM's advisor for diplomatic affairs receives Professor Kishore Mahbubani
   Bahrain News Agency, 24 November, 2011

   West urged to adapt to rising power in the East
   The Jakarta Post, 22 November, 2011

  The Whole Truth and Nothing But
   By Thomas L Friedman, International Herald Tribune, September 7, 2011

   The Seesaw of Power    (Chinese Translation: 权力的跷跷板)
   纽约时报New York Times, 28 June, 2011

   Towards healthy, wealthy India
   The Asian Age, January 18, 2011

  India and China should avoid confrontational relationship
   The Times of India, January 16, 2011

   The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers
   Foreign Policy, December 2010

   NUS Dean visits Campus
   Yale Daily News, Wednesday, October 20, 2010

   A massive PR boost for MM Lee
   September 3, 2009

   Aisa treading near overconfidence
   By ANDRES OPPENHEIMER, September 3, 2009

   Her anti-Indian expat remarks rile netizens
   By TEH JEN LEE, July 28, 2009

   Mr International
   By Patrick Jonas, Tabla, July 24, 2009

   Yes We Can (Survive)
   By Zakir Hussain, The Straits Times, April 21, 2009

   While the West is Angry, Asia Stays Unshaken
   By David Pilling, Financial Times, March 31, 2009

   World elite go into crisis retreat
   GENEVA,, 26 January, 2009

   Obama Wrestles the Ox
   By Simon Roughneen, ISN News, January 19, 2009

   Chosen Few
   The Hindu, January 13, 2009

   Motive of attacks to create conflict between India, Pak
   The Economic Times, 22 December 2008

   Has the Western World Gone Blind?
   By Bouke S. Nagel, Newropeans Magazine, 4 December 2008

   I’m a Loving Critic of the West
   By Francis Matthew,, 9 November 2008

   Reform Will Rely on System Strengths
   By Francis Matthew,, 9 November 2008

   Global Reactions to Obama Victory from Moscow to Beijing to Muslim World
   By Nathan Gardels, The Huffington Post, 5 November 2008

   Where Will Next Wave of Economic Growth Occur?
   People's Daily Online, Beijing, 29 September 2008

   Protectionism Threatens World Economy
   By Bill Spindle, The National - Abu Dhabi, 28 September 2008

   Rising Asia Must Unleashed “Unused” Brain Power
   By Desy Nurhayati, The Jakarta Post, 1 August 2008

   President Hosts Public Lecture On Asia’s Revival
   Antara News, 31 July 2008

   Expert Says Asia Ready to Head Global Bodies
   By Cleofe Maceda, Gulf News, 28 June 2008

   Mapping the Minefield, Critiquing the Critics
   By Dayan Jayatilleka, The Island Online, 27 June 2008

   Outside View: How the West has Turned Into a Spoiler
   China Daily, 24 June 2008

   Chindia: Cooperate, Compete or Confront
   By N. Janardhan, Khaleej Times, 18 June 2008

   Mahbubani Says China has 'World's Most Meritocratic' Government
   Ranjeetha Pakiam, Bloomberg, 16 June 2008

   Irrelevance, Europe’s Logical Choice
   By Gideon Rachman, Financial Times, 19 May 2008

   De tanende macht van het oude Westen
   NRC Handelsblad, 3 May 2008

   Het zit bij nader inzien heel anders
   By Juurd Eijsvoogel, NRC Handelsblad, 2 May 2008

   Le découplage économique entre les pays industrialisés et l’Asie émergente est un mythe
   By Ram Etwareea, Le Temps, 8 March 2008

   Ambassador for the Asian Century
   By Sheridan Prasso, 26 February 2008

   By Ding Shu, SingTao, 21 February 2008

   By Tian Xia, Chinese Daily News, 21 February 2008

   Clinton, McCain, Obama Needn't Fear Asia's Rise
   By William Pesek, Bloomberg News, 13 February 2008

   Singapore ties with neighbours still sound, says ex-diplomat
   By Audrey Tan, Straits Times, 22 March 2007

   Singapore faces image problem in region: Kishore Mahbubani
   By Janice Heng, Business Times, 22 March 2007

   Singapore's aim to be world class has exceeded past standards: Kishore
   By S Ramesh, Channel NewsAsia, 21 March 2007

   India can play bridge-builder, China can't: Mahbubani
   By Manish Chand, India eNews, 19 February 2007

   All is not well - India is yet to undergo a spectacular transformation
   By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, The Telegraph, Calcutta, India, 28 January 2007

   China: A Gentle Giant?
   By Hannah Clark, World Economic Forum, 25 January 2007

   China Rising and Obama's the one
   By Peter Schwartz, Schwartz at Davos 07, 25 January 2007

   Opinion: Asean credibility compromised by lack of regional integration
   By Dr. Pavin Chachavalpongpun, The Nation, 4 July 2006

   Mittal's stormy quest for Arcelor: Much more than a personal drama
   By Anand Giridharadas, International Herald Tribune, 25 June 2006

   Diplomats stay 'cool' on the fashion runway
   By Reuters, Straits Times, 2 June 2006

   Global challenges worsened by government inaction
   By Bhagyashree Garekar, Straits Times, 31 March 2006

   News Analysis: China and India's big debate on democracy
   By Anand Giridharadas, International Herald Tribune, 22 March 2006

          Battle of the Asian Summits
          By Jeffrey E. Garten, Newsweek International, 21 November 2005

   East Asia lacks international political influence (Singapore) English translation

          Action against abuse
          (mentions Mr. Mahbubani's speech at the 6th ISPCAN Asian Regional Conference)
          By Jasmine Yin, Today (Singapore), 17 November 2005

          Law on sex with minors overseas may be in the works
          (mentions Mr. Mahbubani's speech at the 6th ISPCAN Asian Regional Conference)
          By Theresa Tan, Straits Times (Singapore), 17 November 2005

          Singapore working with ASEAN countries to stop child sex tourism, trafficking
          (mentions Mr. Mahbubani's speech at the 6th ISPCAN Asian Regional Conference)
          Channel NewsAsia, 16 November 2005

          Why Singapore hums while riots sweep France
          By Roger Cohen, Globalist, International Herald Tribune, 9 November 2005

   Kishore Mahbubani named one of the Top 100 Public Intellectuals
   Prospect/Foreign Policy, September 2005

   Controlled US-China tension good for Asean
   By Roger Mitton, Straits Times, 23 September 2005

   US' domestic issues have global consequences
   Kompas (Indonesia), 24 August 2005

          Sunday Times (Singapore) Bookends
          By Teh Su Ching, The Straits Times, 3 July 2005

          Rumsfeld's Home Truths on China
          The Asian Wall Street Journal, 7 June 2005

          Washington trades barbs with Beijing over military US-China relations
          By Victor Mallet, Financial Times, 6 June 2005

   The World in Focus: Kishore Mahbubani's Hit List
   By Kevin Voight, The Asian Wall Street Journal, 29 April 2005

   Why You've Seen a Drop In Goodwill Ambassadors On New York's Party Scene
   By Eileen Daspin, The Asian Wall Street Journal, Dec 4, 2003

   Kishore Mahbubani, Singapore's outspoken UN representative, is as - anxious as ever to tangle with his ...
   Financial Times, Aug 7, 1999

   The Thinker: Asia's most Glamorous Diplomat Pens a Winner
   Time, Jul 12, 1999

   Controversial Mahbubani book a bestseller here.
   By Toh Han Shih, Business Times Singapore, Mar 16, 1999