China’s Love of Lee’s ‘Singapore Model’ Ran Deep for Decades

Lee Led Singapore Out of the Third World: Bremmer

Since Deng Xiaoping visited in 1978, Chinese leaders have looked for lessons in stewardship from Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore, a city-state with 0.4 percent the population of China and a landmass about half the size of Shanghai’s Pudong district.

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