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Singapore’s real opposition emerges

Many general elections in Singapore have been described as ‘watersheds’. It’s become the euphemism every time the opposition makes gains. And so it was with the latest one on 10 July, but with one crucial …

The continuing contest for Singapore’s future

As the dust settles after the city-state’s 10 July general election, Singaporeans are facing a new parliamentary term that promises to be challenging. Tensions will play out between persistent constitutional constraints and new expectations in …

Why Singapore’s election will be like no other

Tomorrow, Singaporeans will be among the first citizens to vote in a national election during the global Covid-19 pandemic. The general election campaign has been short and without the traditional rallies. Only on 23 June …

The Singapore summit’s uncertain legacy

US President Donald Trump returned from his short summit meeting in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in an exultant mood. ‘Everybody can now feel much safer than the day I took office’, Trump …

Singapore summit: more than meets the eye?

There’s a line in Taoist philosophy that says, ‘The Tao that can be spoken is not the eternal Tao.’ It’s a cautionary principle that should underpin one’s reading of the final joint declaration from the …