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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.

Singapore’s COVID-19 General Elections
April 02, 2020

Singapore’s COVID-19 General Elections

By Bilveer Singh
How COVID-19 will influence Singapore’s soon to be held 2020 general elections?

Amid COVID-19 Crisis, Southeast Asia’s Migrant Workers Fall Through the Cracks
March 31, 2020

Amid COVID-19 Crisis, Southeast Asia’s Migrant Workers Fall Through the Cracks

By Jasmine Chia and Yong Poh Han
In Thailand and Singapore, a public health crisis is challenging the typical delineations of citizenship.

How Singapore’s Military Is Fighting COVID-19
March 24, 2020

How Singapore’s Military Is Fighting COVID-19

By Vivian Ng
The Singapore Armed Forces are not just performing crucial tasks – their presence is a powerful part of the nation’s psychological defense against the disease.
Asia’s Best Strategies Against Coronavirus: Track, Isolate, Communicate 
March 18, 2020

Asia’s Best Strategies Against Coronavirus: Track, Isolate, Communicate 

By Ee Ming Toh and Elaine Kurtenback
For Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong, the experience of battling the 2003 SARS outbreak helped ensure residents took the risks of the new coronavirus seriously.

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