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Can Singapore Keep Its Precious Hawker Culture Alive?
January 13, 2021

Can Singapore Keep Its Precious Hawker Culture Alive?

By Ashley Tan
Singapore’s hawker culture has been recognized by UNESCO, but there are questions about its sustainability.

Singapore Backtracks on COVID-19 Tracking App Privacy Pledge
January 07, 2021

Singapore Backtracks on COVID-19 Tracking App Privacy Pledge

By Sebastian Strangio
A minister revealed that data gathered by a government contact tracing app could also be used “for the purpose of criminal investigation.”
Singapore’s Digital Banking Race is On
December 22, 2020

Singapore’s Digital Banking Race is On

By James Guild
Digital newcomers face serious challenges in poaching customers from Singapore’s traditional banking sector.

UK Signs Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal With Singapore
December 11, 2020

UK Signs Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal With Singapore

By Associated Press
The U.K. sealed its second-biggest trade pact in the Asia-Pacific as its exit from EU trading structures looms.

The Geopolitics of Cybersecurity
December 09, 2020

The Geopolitics of Cybersecurity

By David Koh
Cooperation among states must underpin efforts to create a safer, more secure, and interoperable cyberspace.

SITMEX: India-Singapore-Thailand Complete Second Trilateral Maritime Exercises
November 27, 2020

SITMEX: India-Singapore-Thailand Complete Second Trilateral Maritime Exercises

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
China’s growing economic might and its aggressive military posturing have provided India, Singapore and Thailand strategic rationale to combine their efforts.

Amid COVID-19, Singapore Safeguards Citizens’ Jobs at the Expense of Foreign Workers
November 06, 2020

Amid COVID-19, Singapore Safeguards Citizens’ Jobs at the Expense of Foreign Workers

By Mary Manlangit
The pandemic, coupled with rising domestic pressure, has led the Lion City to tighten restrictions on foreign workers.
Why Have Singaporeans Turned Against Indian Professionals?
October 08, 2020

Why Have Singaporeans Turned Against Indian Professionals?

By Asif Ullah Khan
With job losses mounting due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some Singaporeans are blaming Indian nationals.

Singaporean Earns Temporary Reprieve in Capital Drug Case
September 17, 2020

Singaporean Earns Temporary Reprieve in Capital Drug Case

By Sebastian Strangio
But for those opposing the death penalty in Singapore, the decision marks just one tiny step toward abolition.

Singapore’s 2020 Election: Explaining the PAP’s Stagnation
August 05, 2020

Singapore’s 2020 Election: Explaining the PAP’s Stagnation

By Conrad Guimaraes
Moving forward, the PAP will need to consider how to manage the electoral impact of several key trends. 

Singapore and Israel Partner in New Naval Missile Venture
August 05, 2020

Singapore and Israel Partner in New Naval Missile Venture

By Steven Stashwick
ST and IAI create a new venture to offer anti-ship missile systems in Southeast Asia.
A ‘New Mandate’ for Singapore’s Government?
July 13, 2020

A ‘New Mandate’ for Singapore’s Government?

By Nigel Li
Hoping to secure a stronger mandate, the PAP actually lost ground in vote share.

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