Archive – Articles About Kishore Mahbubani (1999-2012)

Dec 31, 2012About Kishore Mahbubani, Articles

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

938LIVE Recording

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