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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.
2018/07/10 | AsiaGlobal Online
Asia's Philanthropy Problem: Growing Wealth, Stagnant Giving
Wealth in Asia is growing rapidly, but philanthropy is lagging behind. Charitable infrastructure remains underdeveloped throughout the continent. Governments and corporations can fix this.
2018/05/04 | Peter Carey
OPINION: Singapore, Indonesia and the Lessons of History
Singapore can learn from its southern neighbor when it comes to recognizing and accepting its own history.
2018/03/05 | Rosemary Chen
FEATURE: Is Taiwan Ready for an Automated Future? (Part 1)
As Taiwan's economy races to embrace AI and automation, some question whether the government is doing enough to prepare the workforce for the future.
Singapore Turns to Biomimicry, Big Data to Save Water
Singapore's water treaty with Malaysia will end in 2060, but the country is already starting a push for greater water independence.
2018/02/06 | Justin Hugo
The Bitter Truth: Why Asia's Tigers Suffer while the Nordics Thrive (Part 2)
The root of low wages is inequality, and at the root of inequality lies cronyism and closely held corporate control.
2018/02/05 | Justin Hugo
The Bitter Truth: Why Asia's Tigers Suffer while the Nordics Thrive (Part 1)
In the first of a 5 part series, Justin Hugo looks at how statistics suggesting the Asian Tiger economies have caught up with their Scandinavian counterparts mask a more sobering wage-based reality.