Articles by Patrick Sagaram, Guest Contributor

Liveblog: Thailand’s irregular election, election irregularities

After five years of military rule, Thailand heads to the polling booths. Follow for live updates.

Spy planes and Singapore

Sino-US tensions increase amid Poseidon spy plane deployment in Singapore.

Consumption and control in Beijing

New freedoms and old controls in China.

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Searching for Singapore’s soul

It's time to scrap 'faux' race categories.

Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. Photo: Ernest Chua/ Today

The Tharman effect

Is Singapore ready for a non-Chinese leader?

Photo: Osamu Kaneko on flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/osamukaneko/

Living in Singapore’s material world

Election results show that material comfort trumps civil liberties and political participation.