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Singapore’s PAP: The Politics of Dominance
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?

Singapore’s Succession Headache
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.
Singapore PM Succession Setback
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?

Cherian George on Singapore’s Political Evolution
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."

Singapore’s 2020 Election: Explaining the PAP’s Stagnation
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. 

Singapore’s Ambassador to the US Responds to Criticism of ‘Fake News’ Law
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.

A ‘New Mandate’ for Singapore’s Government?
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.
Singapore General Elections: New Dawn for the Opposition?
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.

Singapore’s First Election Under the Fake News Law
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.

Singapore Leader Calls Early Elections Despite Pandemic
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.

Singapore: Election Politics Amid the Pandemic
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.
Singapore’s COVID-19 General Elections
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?

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