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What Lies Ahead for Singapore’s Succession Dynamics?
August 23, 2019

What Lies Ahead for Singapore’s Succession Dynamics?

By Erin Cook
This year’s iteration of the prime minister’s National Day Rally speech was scrutinized for a sense of the country’s political future.

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.  
Singaporean Cabinet Minister Strikes Own Goal Against Controversial Electoral System
November 11, 2016

Singaporean Cabinet Minister Strikes Own Goal Against Controversial Electoral System

By Michael Y.P. Ang
A political farce involving Singapore's perceived racial problem.

Singapore’s Presidential Review: Change You Should Believe in?
September 20, 2016

Singapore’s Presidential Review: Change You Should Believe in?

By Mong Palatino
Proposed changes to the elected presidency have been met with a variety of responses.

Do Singaporeans Really Vote Along Racial Lines?
March 03, 2016

Do Singaporeans Really Vote Along Racial Lines?

By Michael Y.P. Ang
How did Lee Kuan Yew arrive at his conclusion that voter bias existed in the Republic?

The Year in Democracy in Southeast Asia
December 11, 2015

The Year in Democracy in Southeast Asia

By Joshua Kurlantzick
Except for Myanmar, the report card is decidedly mixed.

The Chinese Communist Party and Legitimacy
September 30, 2015

The Chinese Communist Party and Legitimacy

By Lotus Yang Ruan
What is the Chinese Communist Party’s official discourse on legitimacy?
Singapore’s Surprisingly Predictable Election Result
September 30, 2015

Singapore’s Surprisingly Predictable Election Result

By Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada
Most analysts were surprised that the ruling PAP did so well. They shouldn’t have been.

No Easy Win for Singapore’s PAP
September 05, 2015

No Easy Win for Singapore’s PAP

By James Chin
All signs are pointing to a tough election for Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party.

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?

‘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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