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The Singapore Model: Advocacy in an Authoritarian State
February 06, 2020

The Singapore Model: Advocacy in an Authoritarian State

By Low Minmin
Singapore has a class of activists who have found ways to advocate within boundaries and avoid punishments.

The Future of Singapore’s Politics in Focus Amid Election Speculation
February 06, 2019

The Future of Singapore’s Politics in Focus Amid Election Speculation

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Developments in the country’s politics have come under greater scrutiny ahead of the next polls.  
What Singapore’s Radical Preacher Ban Says About ASEAN’s Terror War
November 02, 2017

What Singapore’s Radical Preacher Ban Says About ASEAN’s Terror War

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The move reveals growing alarm about the Islamic State threat and lingering challenges states face in addressing it.

Squabbling Lees Highlight Singapore’s Dynastic Dilemma
June 27, 2017

Squabbling Lees Highlight Singapore’s Dynastic Dilemma

By Michael Barr
The dispute within the city-state’s ruling family has severe consequences for the future of the country and its leaders.

New Singapore Law Slammed as Attack on Free Speech
August 10, 2016

New Singapore Law Slammed as Attack on Free Speech

By Mong Palatino
Critics say a proposed bill is yet another assault on freedom.

Southeast Asia's Unlikely Young Dissidents
July 10, 2015

Southeast Asia's Unlikely Young Dissidents

By Mong Palatino
A look at some of the faces in the region's new generation of change seekers.

Lee Kuan Yew and Singapore’s Future
March 28, 2015

Lee Kuan Yew and Singapore’s Future

By Joshua Kurlantzick
Singapore is much better prepared for the post-Lee Kuan Yew era than many of its critics admit.
10 Lessons From Lee Kuan Yew's Singapore
March 24, 2015

10 Lessons From Lee Kuan Yew's Singapore

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Are there lessons other countries might draw from the city-state’s experiences?

How Do We Remember Lee Kuan Yew?
March 23, 2015

How Do We Remember Lee Kuan Yew?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Singapore’s founding prime minister has died. How do we remember his legacy?

‘Soft’ Repression: The Struggle for Democracy in Singapore
February 06, 2015

‘Soft’ Repression: The Struggle for Democracy in Singapore

By Sally Andrews
Opposition politicians face some daunting obstacles in Singaporean politics.

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