CHINA very much wants its warm ties and friendship with Singapore to continue, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said, even as he makes preparations for his successor to take over.

THE BOTTOM LINE

CHINA did a rare thing at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing last week: It admitted that it had made mistakes and pledged to do better in future.

COMMENTARY

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