On the sidelines of Changi Prison lies a fissure in an environment engineered to “invisibilise” Singapore’s social divides.
More data means more risk., and a system focused on control is not—it turns out—one that is particularly nimble or responsive.
Interact with some of the most socially-engaged and topical art produced by contemporary artists both emerging and established from the region
Rajapaksa’s arrival has evoked the desire to defend Singapore’s social pluralism and rule of law...
That silence is chosen as a form of contestation in Singapore suggests there is a larger population desiring, ready for and calling for change.
Southeast Asian antisemitism has often bemused scholars and researchers, because it has been described as an antisemitism without Jews.
By intentionally devising concealment strategies that maintain the core messages...research participants demonstrate their commitment to continue producing critical information while avoiding punishment.
Literary translations between languages becomes a conscious, if not political, effort to let one another be heard within the national context.
...with persistent advocacy outside of the courts and increased social acceptance...it is possible for the ideal family unit to expand beyond heterosexual norms.
The Substation as we know it may be history, but its significance should not be written as an obituary.
In the aftermath of outrage as COVID-19 tore through migrant worker dormitories, is Singapore entering another bout of social amnesia?
Michael D. Barr critiques the foundational timeline of the state-sponsored history known as the ‘Singapore Story.’
GE2020 results suggests a greater focus on the details of policy making rather than the broad strokes of policy proposals, making freedom of information increasingly relevant.
...A substantial share of the population wants debate...and a shift from the conceit of “apolitical” technocratic management.
Singapore’s 2020 election is different—to paraphrase the words of PM Lee Hsien Loong’s label—it is ‘not normal’.
Technological solutions like TraceTogether will only effectively if people believe it’s there to help them.
The 'zing' of a hip-hop based musical might be just the thing to interest young audiences in Singapore's own founding fathers, argues Peter Coclanis.
PAP realism means accepting the conservative position of moderating one’s political aspirations and campaigns to align with values shaped by Singapore's ruling party.
Ann Ang discusses the historical context, origins and identity of the Straits Chinese.
Though Austronesians operated in networks of oceanic trading that stretched from Asia to the Mediterranean for thousands of years, both the term and cultural grouping are little known.
Nien Yuan Cheng continues her commentary on how Singapore artists are responding to the Bicentennial.
Part 2 of this 3-part series on the SG Bicentennial explores MY Bridge of Light, a community play sponsored by the official bicentennial fund.
Bodies of/in water and the reversal of colonialism? Arus Balik at the NTU Centre of Contemporary Art
PoP's Cheng Nien Yuan continues her commentary on Singapore's Bicentennial.