Venice lost its status as a great power because of the arrogance of the ruling elite. Photo: EPA
Leslie Fong
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Leslie Fong

Lesson for Singapore: concentration of power in a few led to Venice’s downfall

  • Some residents of the city state have become alienated by what they see as a ruling class that is disdainful of contrary views.

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Venice lost its status as a great power because of the arrogance of the ruling elite. Photo: EPA
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