Lee Kuan Yew


No Plan B for Singapore’s Leadership Succession

East Asia Forum

After Heng Swee Keat’s departure, there is no clear successor to Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. It exposes serious internal challenges for the ruling party.


Why Deng Xiaoping and China Could Never Truly Understand Singapore

New Mandala

China has always looked fondly at Singapore's reforms, but has it ever truly understood them?


How to Understand the Confusing Spellings of Romanized Chinese Names


The different ways Singaporean-Malaysian Chinese communities transliterate names reflect the region's cultural diversity.

Jason Hsu labor protest

INTERVIEW: KMT Legislator Jason Hsu on Tech, Labor and the Singapore Model

David Green

As protests against Taiwan's labor laws rage outside government buildings in Taipei, KMT legislator Jason Hsu talks about a future in which technology can help solve Taiwan's public policy problems.


Singapore's MRT Issues Undermine Ruling People's Action Party

Peter Guest

Recent criticism of Singapore's mass transit is about so much more than trains.


Lee Kuan Yew's Legacy: Managing Succession in Singapore

Cherian George

Lee Kuan Yew's legacy pervades Singapore's politics and the minds of its citizens long after his death.


To Sue or Not to Sue: Defamation and Double Standards in Singapore’s Family Feud

Kirsten Han

'The prime minister has indicated that he might still sue his siblings, depending on what they continue to say in public. It's now become an exercise in seeing how far the siblings can go before they reach his limit, but would it really be to our benefit to see a lawsuit?'


Singapore's Family Feud Moves from Facebook to Parliament as PM Fronts

Agence France-Presse

In a rare move, the prime minister called for a debate in parliament after the attacks on Facebook against him and his wife Ho Ching.


Singapore’s Establishment Tries to Wrest Back Control of Lee Family Feud

Kirsten Han

Serious questions of misuse of power, favoritism and the role of the PM's wife remain unanswered despite Singapore’s political elite and mainstream media falling in line behind the prime minister.

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