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End of An Era in Singapore as PM Lee Prepares to Hand Over Power

End of An Era in Singapore as PM Lee Prepares to Hand Over Power

By Sebastian Strangio
Tomorrow, Lawrence Wong will become the city-state's fourth prime minister. He faces a host of challenges on both the domestic and international fronts.

Amazon Web Services Announces $9 Billion Cloud Investment in Singapore

Amazon Web Services Announces $9 Billion Cloud Investment in Singapore

By Sebastian Strangio
The investment will augment Amazon's cloud infrastructure in Singapore, and reinforce the city-state’s status as one of the world’s major data hubs.
Indonesia Mulling Dual Citizenship In a Bid to Reverse Brain Drain

Indonesia Mulling Dual Citizenship In a Bid to Reverse Brain Drain

By Sebastian Strangio
Recent years have seen growing numbers of young Indonesians seeking opportunities abroad, particularly in Singapore.

Singapore’s PM Defends Taylor Swift Exclusivity Arrangement

Singapore’s PM Defends Taylor Swift Exclusivity Arrangement

By Rod McGuirk
Lee Hsien Loong did not reveal the cost of the deal, which was paid for from a government fund established to rebuild tourism after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Philippine Lawmaker Demands Answers From Singapore Over Reported Taylor Swift Deal

Philippine Lawmaker Demands Answers From Singapore Over Reported Taylor Swift Deal

By Sebastian Strangio
Rep. Joey Salceda claims that Singapore's alleged exclusivity arrangement with the pop icon's promoter "runs contrary" to ASEAN's consensus-based relations.

Renewed Debates over the Safety of Lorry Rides for Singapore’s Migrant Workers

Renewed Debates over the Safety of Lorry Rides for Singapore’s Migrant Workers

By Robin Vochelet
A recent series of road accidents has once again raised questions about the treatment of the city-state's large population of foreign laborers.

Why Singapore Airlines Had a Good 2022

Why Singapore Airlines Had a Good 2022

By James Guild
The city-state's flagship carrier enjoys a key advantage over many of its regional rivals.
Singapore Absorbs Chinese Capital

Singapore Absorbs Chinese Capital

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Angelo Venardos.

Breaking Down Singapore’s 2023 Budget

Breaking Down Singapore’s 2023 Budget

By James Guild
The city-state's economic mandarins are signaling a return to normalcy after the waning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘Full Steam Ahead’ for Singapore’s Tuas Port

‘Full Steam Ahead’ for Singapore’s Tuas Port

By Sribala Subramanian
For the wealthy city-state, building a bigger and smarter port is a necessity.

Singapore Mulls Tighter Restrictions on Crypto Trading

Singapore Mulls Tighter Restrictions on Crypto Trading

By Sebastian Strangio
The Monetary Authority of Singapore says that trading cryptocurrencies is “highly risky and not suitable for the general public.”
Parsing Singapore’s 2022 Budget

Parsing Singapore’s 2022 Budget

By James Guild
The budget's theme is a return to normalcy, but COVID-19 continues to cast its shadow over the city-state's fiscal policy.

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