Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The question of who will succeed him is one of the city’s hottest topics. Photo: AFP

Why Singaporeans are anxious to know who will replace Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

Accustomed to knowing well in advance who will be their next leader, many in the Lion City are wondering why there is still no sign with only five years to go before Lee retires

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Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The question of who will succeed him is one of the city’s hottest topics. Photo: AFP
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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.