29 Sep '17, 7am

Post-China visit commentary on PM Lee & LKY highly popular on Chinese version of Quora

Post-China visit commentary on PM Lee & LKY highly popular on Chinese version of Quora

But leaders like Lee Kuan Yew are rare. If Singapore happens to have one, then Singapore is lucky, and if Singapore doesn’t have one, it’s still normal. The fact that Lee Kuan Yew was able to pull a country out of the mires of colonisation and swiftly build one of the world’s most advanced countries in a matter of a few decades is almost as if a Hollywood scene was played in Singapore. All of this was accomplished because of an extraordinary leader like Lee Kuan Yew. When Lee Kuan Yew made his predictions on various political matters, he was never afraid of being “politically correct”. Before China’s economic reform and the opening up of the state, he resisted the politically correct thing to do and started to praise China. After 1989, he continued to support China. When Hong Kong was handed over, Lee Kuan Yew even criticised Chris Patten (the last governor of Hong Kong). ...

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