Is the PAP's landslide election victory a reverse for democracy?
Short campaign to be shaped by opposition's woes, voters' dilemma and viral media.
Stale politics to get fresh in ballot defined by key battlegrounds, new contenders and old issues.
Any bargain between society and PAP on the 'social contract' is likely to be heavily biased towards the PAP.
Elvin Ong asks if Singapore's politicians will grow up in the next 50 years?
With bare-knuckle politics once again becoming part of mainstream politics, the next 2 years promise to be exciting
Elvin Ong questions if anyone actually knows the facts of the Little India riot and doubts whether serious analysis is possible
A strike by foreign workers in Singapore has implications for democracy, suggests Elvin Ong.
How Singapore's “national conversation” will pan out is anybody’s guess. Will the final recommendations in its report lead to any significant changes in the substance of governance, political institutions and the political process?