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.
Masturah Alatas explores the contentious notion of "Chinese privilege" in Singapore
Will there be poetry or pragmatism now the CEO of Singapore Inc is gone?
Michael Barr draws our attention to key issues in the Lee Kuan Yew era
Bridget Welsh reflects on the political legacy of Lee Kuan Yew.
The lack of engagement between religious and non-religious communities must be remedied
Dr Poh Soo Kai provides a response to the High Commissioner of Singapore to Australia's latest rejoinder
Burhan Gafoor, the Singaporean High Commissioner to Australia, responds to another recent New Mandala post
According to Loh Kah Seng, there was no case for the arrests and Britain bowed to political pressure in the operation
In this follow-up, Poh Soo Kai argues that Singapore would have been a better country with Barisan Sosialis.
Sandeep Ray reviews a film about agitators and exiles who felt that they had a rightful say in the future direction of the nation
Burhan Gafoor, the Singaporean High Commissioner to Australia, responds to a recent New Mandala post
According to Poh Soo Kai, Singapore's leaders have identified themselves with injustices under the ISA
Benjamin Day examines what the Formula One calendar reveals about shifts in global power
Any bargain between society and PAP on the 'social contract' is likely to be heavily biased towards the PAP.
Malaysia and Singapore in action at the Association of Asian Studies Conference.
Malaysia and Singapore's ‘special relations’ are important but can never be taken for granted advises Bilveer Singh.
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
Elections, prime-ministers, princes, riots and penises - New Mandala had it all in 2013. Here are our most popular stories for the year.
Elvin Ong questions if anyone actually knows the facts of the Little India riot and doubts whether serious analysis is possible
Bilveer Singh provides a different view of the Little India riot focusing on issues not related to wages and working conditions.
As Singapore continues to grow richer, the gap between its citizens and its lowly paid foreign workforce also grows