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2020/06/10 | Voice of America
China, Singapore Plan Covid-19 'Bubble' for Essential Travel
Travelers from China and Singapore can apply for a travel permit in their respective governments and, if approved, pay for and pass the coronavirus test twice before departure and after landing.
2020/05/22 | Kirsten Han
Will Singapore Search for Its Soul After Covid-19?
Covid-19 has given us many reasons to be pessimistic that Singapore will change, but there's hope.
2020/05/19 | Roy Ngerng
Covid-19 Exposed the Rot at the Core of Singapore’s Migrant Labor System
Singapore's migrant workers have borne the brunt of Covid-19. The real culprit is the government's single-minded focus on economic growth before people.
2020/04/23 | Roy Ngerng
Singapore’s POFMA Corrections Over Ho Ching’s Salary Raise Uncomfortable Questions
Taiwanese media sparked public debate about the salary of Ho Ching, Singapore’s First Lady. The Singapore government swiftly attempted to shut down debate with its “anti-fake news” law.
2020/04/08 | Kirsten Han
Coronavirus: How Effective Is Singapore’s Anti-Fake News Law?
The so-called anti-fake news law in Singapore — POFMA — doesn't stop all misinformation, while leaving in place a powerful mechanism that can be abused when the crisis is over.
2020/03/24 | Voice of America
Singapore Bucks Virus Trend as Schools Reopen
Facing the prospect of economic crisis, Singapore re-opens its schools.
2020/03/24 | Xiaochen Su
Coronavirus Furthers Chinese-Style Internet Censorship in Singapore
Singapore's use of its anti-misinformation law resembles Chinese-style censorship.
2020/02/15 | The Interpreter
Singapore’s Quarrel Over Colonialism
The remnants of Singapore's British colonial era run deeper than just architectural influence. Some praise the British rule while critics seek to challenge this orthodoxy.
2020/02/13 | Roy Ngerng
Why Taiwan Handles Coronavirus Outbreak Better Than Singapore
Singapore has adopted decent preventive measures for the coronavirus outbreak, yet the lack of public trust in the government still trigged panic buying. What can Singapore learn from Taiwan?
2020/02/03 | Voice of America
Singapore Prepares for Doctor Visits Over Video Call
Singapore looks to add to its regional lead in medical technology by regulating telemedicine.
2019/08/13 | The Interpreter
'Brownface' Backlash Reveals Systematic Racism in Singapore
Racism is a recurring discussion in Singapore and state-owned companies have done little to reflect on their mistakes.
2018/11/02 | The Interpreter
SINGAPORE: 1 Week, 6 Executions, No Political Will for Change
On Oct. 26, Singapore executed Malaysian citizen Prabu N. Pathmanathan despite protests from the Malaysian government.
2018/10/07 | Sarah Gallo
7 Steps to a Wild, Wonderful 48 Hours in Singapore
Traveling to Singapore? Follow this expert guide to making the absolute most out of a short time in the island city-state.
2018/08/30 |
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.
2018/08/22 | Policy Forum
ANALYSIS: Why the Asian Tigers Don't Have Their Own Silicon Valley
Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan are still far from adapting to the digital age and embracing the knowledge economy.
2018/07/27 | Garima Garg
PHOTO STORY: Glimpsing Singapore Through Skyscrapers
Exploring Singapore's delicate dance between modernity and tradition through selected snapshots of its soaring skyscrapers.
2018/07/23 | Policy Forum
Water Tensions Between Singapore and Malaysia Begin to Boil Over
Malaysia's recent election has reignited a longstanding quarrel over water with Singapore, which receives half its fresh water from its neighbor to the north.