Lee Kuan Yew’s Son Faces a Changing Singapore

March 27, 2015 10:13 AM

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Lee Kuan Yew’s Son Faces a Changing Singapore

The younger Mr. Lee faces the task of carrying forward his father’s legacy in his own style at a time when Singapore confronts social and economic challenges that have seen support for the governing People’s Action Party erode more than at any time since it came to power in 1959.

The younger Mr. Lee has appeared to be a more conciliatory leader than his father, who retired from government in 2011 but remained a lawmaker until his death. The prime minister has attempted to appeal to younger voters through public dialogue and social media, compared with his father’s paternalis...

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