Lee Kuan Yew
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Singapore: From third world to first

Singapore's first and longest serving Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew has died at the age of 91.

He was towering figure in the city-state's history, and is widely seen as a pivotal figure in its transformation from a sleepy fishing port to a major economic centre.

Timothy McDonald reflects on his economic legacy.

  • 23 Mar 2015
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