Singapore’s Future After Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore’s Future After Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore’s ruling party, the People’s Action Party (PAP), enters 2016 enjoying the comfort of a magnificent electoral victory in the 2015 Singapore general elections. In that election — the first since the death of patriarch Lee Kuan Yew — the PAP won almost 70 per cent of the popular vote. It was not the ruling […]

Government Safe, But Singapore General Election May Hurt Lee

Government Safe, But Singapore General Election May Hurt Lee

As Singaporeans prepare to go to the polls in the 17th Singapore general election on September 11 2015 the contending parties appear to be heading for a showdown over the time-frame by which the government should be judged. The government wants voters to judge it based on its record over 50 years or more; the […]