Lee Kuan Yew, left, welcomes Deng Xiaoping, right, to Singapore. Photo: Xinhua

In post-Lee Kuan Yew era, can Singapore still walk tall on global stage?

Former envoy sparks anger comparing Lion City to Qatar in what some see as a thinly veiled attack on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

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Lee Kuan Yew, left, welcomes Deng Xiaoping, right, to Singapore. Photo: Xinhua
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.