Asia Pacific After Singapore patriarch Lee Kuan Yew, challenges for the Lion City (+video)

The government announced Lee Kuan Yew's passing. He left a giant imprint on his tiny nation, but how will Singapore climb out from his long shadow?

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Rarely has the prefix "father of" been more applicable to a world leader than to Lee Kuan Yew, the Singaporean patriarch who imprinted his personality on a tiny island nation of 5 million people that roared out of poverty under his authoritarian rule.