Articles by Patrick Sagaram, Guest Contributor

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.

Photo: yeowatzup on flickr

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

Living in Singapore’s material world

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