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As Southeast Asia Reopens, Will Transnational Terrorism Return?
April 15, 2022

As Southeast Asia Reopens, Will Transnational Terrorism Return?

By Kenneth Yeo
Terrorism in the region has plummeted amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Will reopened borders lead to a resurgence in terrorist networks?
Singapore’s Slow but Steady Path Toward Decriminalizing Homosexuality
April 07, 2022

Singapore’s Slow but Steady Path Toward Decriminalizing Homosexuality

By Robin Vochelet
Despite the city-state's retention of Section 377A, which prohibits sexual relations between consenting men, LGBTQ+ activists see stirrings of progress.

Myanmar Financial Holdings and U.S.-Singapore Contention
April 05, 2022

Myanmar Financial Holdings and U.S.-Singapore Contention

By Drake Tien
Given its financial ties to Myanmar, Singapore's cooperation is vital if the world is to choke off the military junta's revenue streams.

Singapore Executes Convicted Drug Trafficker After Two Year COVID-19 Hiatus
March 31, 2022

Singapore Executes Convicted Drug Trafficker After Two Year COVID-19 Hiatus

By Sebastian Strangio
The hanging of Abdul Kahar Othman has raised activists' concerns of an impending “surge in execution notices.”

Singapore’s PM Meets With President Biden on US Trip
March 30, 2022

Singapore’s PM Meets With President Biden on US Trip

By Sebastian Strangio
The two leaders pledged their commitment to a "rules-based order" that they said was under unprecedented attack.
Parsing Singapore’s 2022 Budget
March 29, 2022

Parsing Singapore’s 2022 Budget

By James Guild
The budget's theme is a return to normalcy, but COVID-19 continues to cast its shadow over the city-state's fiscal policy.

Jeevan Vasagar on the Secrets of Singapore’s Success
March 29, 2022

Jeevan Vasagar on the Secrets of Singapore’s Success

By Sebastian Strangio
Lee Kuan Yew and Singapore’s other founders "were skillful in seizing their inheritance of geography and history and deploying it effectively."
Singapore Announces Significant Relaxation of COVID-19 Protocols
March 25, 2022

Singapore Announces Significant Relaxation of COVID-19 Protocols

By Sebastian Strangio
The city-state has finally done away with its strict outdoor mask mandate, as it takes a decisive step toward "living with" the virus.

Why Indonesia Should Stand With Ukraine
March 24, 2022

Why Indonesia Should Stand With Ukraine

By Edward Parker
In an increasingly turbulent global strategic environment, it is high time for Indonesia to get off the fence.

Islam, Muslims, and the Secular State in Singapore
March 24, 2022

Islam, Muslims, and the Secular State in Singapore

By Mohamed Bin Ali
The city-state offers a good example of how Islam can flourish in the context of a secular state.

Singapore Announces Establishment of Embassy in Tel Aviv
March 23, 2022

Singapore Announces Establishment of Embassy in Tel Aviv

By Sebastian Strangio
The move comes 53 years after the two nations first established diplomatic relations.
Why Singaporean Tech Firms Grab and Sea Are Seeing Their Stock Prices Tumble
March 15, 2022

Why Singaporean Tech Firms Grab and Sea Are Seeing Their Stock Prices Tumble

By James Guild
Both Grab and Sea have seen share prices plunge, but their outlooks are quite different.

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