Sino-US tensions increase amid Poseidon spy plane deployment in Singapore.
Bridget Welsh surveys the rise of a worrying trend in the region.
Scandals, succession, secret payments and more; here are our top articles for the year, and some festive dancing.
Election results show that material comfort trumps civil liberties and political participation.
Jennifer Frentasia on why we shouldn’t be surprised by Singapore’s 2015 election results.
The People’s Action Party’s election victory is the optimal pendulum swing, argues Bridget Welsh.
Friday's election will test ruling party's long-held grip on power.
Ordinary citizens set to mark their mark in this Friday's ballot.
Bridget Welsh on how the past, present and future are haunting the 2015 vote.
Ahead of elections, Singapore's youth hunger for trust, transparency and new politics.
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