Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at a Q&A panel during a Bloomberg New Economy Forum dinner event in November 2018. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong protesters’ five demands meant to ‘humiliate’ government, won’t solve city’s issues: Singapore PM

  • Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference, Lee Hsien Loong says he finds it hard to imagine that ‘one country, two systems’ will last until 2047
  • Singapore unlikely to benefit from unrest in Hong Kong, Lee adds as he addresses US-China trade war and country’s coming elections
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at a Q&A panel during a Bloomberg New Economy Forum dinner event in November 2018. Photo: Bloomberg
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The Singapore leader Lee Hsien Loong has been critical of Hong Kong’s protesters, saying they want to ‘humiliate’ the government rather than solve problems. Photo: Sam Tsang

Singapore’s Lee Hsien Loong a social media hero in China for Hong Kong protest comments

  • Leader of the Lion City has criticised the Hong Kong protesters, saying they are trying to ‘humiliate’ the government rather than solve problems
  • He also admitted his own country was not immune to the forces of ‘deep social angst’ sweeping various places across the globe
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The Singapore leader Lee Hsien Loong has been critical of Hong Kong’s protesters, saying they want to ‘humiliate’ the government rather than solve problems. Photo: Sam Tsang
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