Loh Kean Yew of Singapore celebrates scoring a point during the men’s singles final at the BWF World Championships 2021 in Huelva, Spain. Photo: Xinhua
Loh Kean Yew of Singapore celebrates scoring a point during the men’s singles final at the BWF World Championships 2021 in Huelva, Spain. Photo: Xinhua
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Has Singapore’s badminton champion Loh Kean Yew cracked the code to Indonesian hearts?

  • An Indonesian tycoon’s US$150,000 donation to 24-year-old Loh underscores his rising popularity in a nation that boasts its own top players
  • Loh, who grew up in Malaysia, has been tweeting in Indonesian. In Singapore, netizens refer to him by the initials he shares with founding father Lee Kuan Yew

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Loh Kean Yew of Singapore celebrates scoring a point during the men’s singles final at the BWF World Championships 2021 in Huelva, Spain. Photo: Xinhua
Loh Kean Yew of Singapore celebrates scoring a point during the men’s singles final at the BWF World Championships 2021 in Huelva, Spain. Photo: Xinhua
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