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Foreign media hail modern Singapore's founding father

How did the world see Mr Lee Kuan Yew?

Many paid tribute to his achievements, though several criticised his policies. In life and in death, the man they call modern Singapore's founding father continues to draw fans and detractors.

But overall, no one could deny he was instrumental to Singapore's success.

Here's a look at some foreign media online reports as news of his passing made headlines around the world.

Malaysia's New Straits Times

 

Hong Kong's South China Morning Post


China's CCTV

 
Post by CCTV.

Australia's Sydney Morning Herald


Al Jazeera 


BBC

 

CNN International


The Economist magazine


Foreign Policy magazine


Wall Street Journal

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More reports at tnp.sg/leekuanyew

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