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Despite Variants, Singapore’s COVID-19 Strategy on Track
December 01, 2021

Despite Variants, Singapore’s COVID-19 Strategy on Track

By David Rising and Annabelle Liang
Singapore was able to succeed in getting most of its population vaccinated by ensuring there were few barriers to getting the shot and increasing difficulties for the unvaccinated.

Joyful Reunions as Malaysia-Singapore Land Border Reopens
November 29, 2021

Joyful Reunions as Malaysia-Singapore Land Border Reopens

By Syawalludin Zain
The Causeway Bridge between Singapore and Malaysia was one of the world's busiest land borders before the pandemic struck. 
Singapore and the Philippines: From Zero-COVID-19 to Living With COVID-19
October 14, 2021

Singapore and the Philippines: From Zero-COVID-19 to Living With COVID-19

By Kenneth Y. Hartigan-Go and Ronald U. Mendoza
Though at opposite ends of the spectrum in their COVID-19 performances, both countries are feeling pressure to find a way to live with the virus.

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 Leader Calls Early Elections Despite Pandemic
June 24, 2020

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.

Singapore: Election Politics Amid the Pandemic
June 04, 2020

Singapore: Election Politics Amid the Pandemic

By Nigel Li
Singaporeans are unhappy with their government's COVID-19 response, but the opposition may be too fractured to present a viable alternative.

The Disproportionate Effect of COVID-19 on Migrant Workers in ASEAN
May 22, 2020

The Disproportionate Effect of COVID-19 on Migrant Workers in ASEAN

By Camille Bismonte
Thailand, Singapore, and Vietnam approached the intertwined issues of COVID-19 and migrant workers quite differently.
‘Tale of 2 Outbreaks’: Singapore Tackles a Costly Setback
May 12, 2020

‘Tale of 2 Outbreaks’: Singapore Tackles a Costly Setback

By Associated Press
Singapore has treated the recent spike in COVID-19 cases among foreign workers as a separate outbreak.

The Missing Link in Singapore’s COVID-19 Strategy
April 14, 2020

The Missing Link in Singapore’s COVID-19 Strategy

By Shona Loong
Singapore is held up as a model of pandemic management, but that success doesn't extend to its migrant workers.

Debunking 3 Myths About COVID-19 Lockdowns
April 13, 2020

Debunking 3 Myths About COVID-19 Lockdowns

By Karl Lee Chee Leong
There are different degrees of lockdown, but no matter what, life won't go back to normal once the lockdowns end.

Singapore’s Migrant Worker Debate: Advocacy Amid a Pandemic
April 12, 2020

Singapore’s Migrant Worker Debate: Advocacy Amid a Pandemic

By Yong Han Poh
What a migrant worker dormitory debate revealed about the relationship between Singapore’s government, citizens, and NGOs.
Repatriation Challenge Puts Malaysia-Singapore Relations Amid COVID-19 into Focus
April 07, 2020

Repatriation Challenge Puts Malaysia-Singapore Relations Amid COVID-19 into Focus

By Prashanth Parameswaran
There has been a heightened focus on the issue of the return of Malaysian workers back home as both countries confront the coronavirus challenge.

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