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Singapore’s PAP: The Politics of Dominance

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

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

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

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

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

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?

Southeast Asian Leaders Air Fears Over US-China Rivalry

Southeast Asian Leaders Air Fears Over US-China Rivalry

By Sebastian Strangio
Joko Widodo and Rodrigo Duterte both used their inaugural U.N. speeches to express alarm at accelerating superpower tensions.
Singapore’s 2020 Election: Explaining the PAP’s Stagnation

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. 

A ‘New Mandate’ for Singapore’s Government?

A ‘New Mandate’ for Singapore’s Government?

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

Singapore PM’s Brother Joins Opposition Party Ahead of Polls

Singapore PM’s Brother Joins Opposition Party Ahead of Polls

By Associated Press
Lee Hsien Yang, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's estranged brother, joined an opposition party but declined to say whether he’d run in the July 10 polls.

Singapore Leader Calls Early Elections Despite Pandemic

Singapore Leader Calls Early Elections Despite Pandemic

By Associated Press
The July 10 polls will likely be the swan song for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
Survey: China Gaining Influence Over US in Southeast Asia, With Likely Long-term Consequences

Survey: China Gaining Influence Over US in Southeast Asia, With Likely Long-term Consequences

By Ankit Panda
A new survey of strategic elites in Southeast Asia finds perceptions of growing Chinese might surging—with no strong consensus on whether Beijing is a benign or malignant force for the region.

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