Singapore

The Leaderboard: Chan Chun Sing

Who is he? Chan Chun Sing was until recently Singapore’s minister for social and family development and second minister of defense. He was appointed deputy secretary-general of the National Trade Unions Congress (NTUC), Singapore’s official trade union, in January. Before…

CogitAsia Podcast: Singapore After LKY

This week we discuss the global reaction to the passing of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew with CSIS Sumitro Chair Senior Fellow Murray Hiebert. Hiebert describes Lee’s legacy, explains what Lee and the Singaporean people have accomplished, and assesses whether Singapore’s politics will be more…

What Next Singapore?

By Ernest Z. Bower Early this morning, the founder and spiritual leader of Singapore, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, passed away with his family, citizens of Singapore, and people around the world literally and figuratively at his bedside, wishing him peace…