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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.