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Singapore Repeals Archaic Law Criminalizing Sex Between Men
November 30, 2022

Singapore Repeals Archaic Law Criminalizing Sex Between Men

By Sebastian Strangio
The historic abrogation of Section 377A was accompanied by a constitutional amendment that effectively slams the door on same-sex marriage.

Singapore’s Lee and Australia’s Albanese Meet, Sign Green Economy Agreement
October 18, 2022

Singapore’s Lee and Australia’s Albanese Meet, Sign Green Economy Agreement

By Sebastian Strangio
Lee Hsien Loong's state visit was a reminder that Singapore has long been, and is likely to remain, Canberra's most "like-minded" partner in Southeast Asia.
Singapore to Repeal Colonial-Era Law Criminalizing Sex Between Men
August 22, 2022

Singapore to Repeal Colonial-Era Law Criminalizing Sex Between Men

By Sebastian Strangio
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that repealing Section 377A of the Penal Code was the “right thing to do,” but ruled out legalizing same-sex marriage.

Singapore After the Lee Political Dynasty
June 21, 2022

Singapore After the Lee Political Dynasty

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Ja Ian Chong. 

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.

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’s PAP: The Politics of Dominance
March 03, 2022

Singapore’s PAP: The Politics of Dominance

By Shashi Jayakumar
What factors best explain the remarkable longevity of the People's Action Party?
Singapore’s Succession Headache
March 01, 2022

Singapore’s Succession Headache

By Michael D. Barr
Singapore’s search for a new prime minister uncovers deeper problems with the country’s political system.

Chinese FM Winds Up Southeast Asia Trip With Stops in Cambodia, Singapore
September 15, 2021

Chinese FM Winds Up Southeast Asia Trip With Stops in Cambodia, Singapore

By Sebastian Strangio
The trip followed a number of regional tours by high-ranking U.S. officials, including Vice President Kamala Harris.

Harris Meets With Singapore Officials to Begin Asia Visit
August 23, 2021

Harris Meets With Singapore Officials to Begin Asia Visit

By Alexandra Jaffe
On the first day of her Southeast Asian trip, the vice president signed agreements on COVID-19, climate change, and supply chain issues.

Singapore’s Lee Advises Australia to Engage With China
June 11, 2021

Singapore’s Lee Advises Australia to Engage With China

By Sebastian Strangio
The past year has seen a chill descend over relations between Canberra and Beijing.
Singapore PM Succession Setback
April 12, 2021

Singapore PM Succession Setback

By Li Xirui and Dingding Chen
What are the consequences of Heng Swee Keat's decision to step aside as 4G leader-in-waiting?

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