March 03, 2022
Singapore’s PAP: The Politics of Dominance
By Shashi Jayakumar
What factors best explain the remarkable longevity of the People's Action Party?
March 01, 2022
Singapore’s Succession Headache
By Michael D. Barr
Singapore’s search for a new prime minister uncovers deeper problems with the country’s political system.
April 12, 2021
Singapore PM Succession Setback
By Li Xirui and Dingding Chen
What are the consequences of Heng Swee Keat's decision to step aside as 4G leader-in-waiting?
January 26, 2021
Cherian George on Singapore’s Political Evolution
By Sebastian Strangio
"The main reason why leaders won’t reform the system is probably that they find the current situation far too comfortable."
August 05, 2020
Singapore’s 2020 Election: Explaining the PAP’s Stagnation
By Conrad Guimaraes
Moving forward, the PAP will need to consider how to manage the electoral impact of several key trends.
July 16, 2020
Singapore’s Ambassador to the US Responds to Criticism of ‘Fake News’ Law
By Ashok Kumar Mirpuri
Ambassador Mirpuri refutes accusations that the law is used to target government critics.
July 13, 2020
A ‘New Mandate’ for Singapore’s Government?
By Nigel Li
Hoping to secure a stronger mandate, the PAP actually lost ground in vote share.
July 09, 2020
Singapore General Elections: New Dawn for the Opposition?
By Keiren Goh
The PAP’s victory is a foregone conclusion, but don’t sleep on the changes remaking the opposition.
July 07, 2020
Singapore’s First Election Under the Fake News Law
By Paul Meyer
The correction and take-down orders issued under POFMA highlight the city-state’s strategy to stifle opposition and alternative press on social media.
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.
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?