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Singapore’s Foreign Interference Challenge in the Spotlight
October 01, 2019

Singapore’s Foreign Interference Challenge in the Spotlight

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The country continues to mull ways to counter a challenge that has been receiving wider international attention over the past few years.

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.  

Singapore-Thailand Defense Ties in the Spotlight with Military Exercise
May 12, 2018

Singapore-Thailand Defense Ties in the Spotlight with Military Exercise

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Both sides just held the twentieth edition of Exercise Kocha Singa.

Why Southeast Asia's 'Stabilitocracies' Endure
August 11, 2017

Why Southeast Asia's 'Stabilitocracies' Endure

By David Hutt
For many, the price of instability still appears to be too high to pay for democracy to take root.

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.

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.

Singapore Reviews Elected Presidency
September 16, 2016

Singapore Reviews Elected Presidency

By Ling Han
The city-state is mulling some potentially significant changes.

Former Singapore President Dies at 92
August 23, 2016

Former Singapore President Dies at 92

By Prashanth Parameswaran
S R Nathan died Monday weeks after suffering a stroke.

Brief Health Scare for Singapore Premier at National Day Rally
August 22, 2016

Brief Health Scare for Singapore Premier at National Day Rally

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Lee Hsien Loong was briefly taken ill during his speech.
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.

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