2016 was not a good year for the region's civil liberties, writes Bridget Welsh.
What an unusual community in Singapore says about people power.
Hearty congratulations shines a prescient light on dark days for democracy in the US of A.
Can coming face-to-face with a complex issue ensure justice, equality, and racial harmony?
How corruption fuels Southeast Asia's democratic deficit.
Nicholas Farrelly and Kishore Mahbubani on the organisation's past, present and future.
Max Grömping analyses the challenges to electoral integrity in Singapore and Myanmar.
PM's son crashes the party, everyone else goes home.
Will more non-elected members of parliament bolster or hamper the country’s long-suffering opposition, ask Stefan Tan.
What the ban of shisha says about vice and morality in the island nation.
Sino-US tensions increase amid Poseidon spy plane deployment in Singapore.
Bridget Welsh surveys the rise of a worrying trend in the region.
Scandals, succession, secret payments and more; here are our top articles for the year, and some festive dancing.
It's time to scrap 'faux' race categories.
Is Singapore ready for a non-Chinese leader?
Election results show that material comfort trumps civil liberties and political participation.
Jennifer Frentasia on why we shouldn’t be surprised by Singapore’s 2015 election results.
Is the PAP's landslide election victory a reverse for democracy?
The People’s Action Party’s election victory is the optimal pendulum swing, argues Bridget Welsh.
Friday's election will test ruling party's long-held grip on power.
Ordinary citizens set to mark their mark in this Friday's ballot.
Will elections see the dawn of a robust multi-party system?
Bridget Welsh on how the past, present and future are haunting the 2015 vote.