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    1. August 14, 2016

      Daughter of Lee Kuan Yew criticises ‘authoritarian’ government

      The daughter of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father, has criticised the city state’s government as...

    2. The World

      August 13, 2016

      Further reading on Chinese nationalism and its nervous neighbours

      One topic that I am following closely at the moment is the resurgence of Chinese nationalism and the growing...

    1. August 2, 2016

      Obama vows to make the case for Pacific trade deal

      President Barack Obama and a key Asian ally, Singapore’s Lee Hsien Loong, fought back on Tuesday against critics of a...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      August 2, 2016

      Being nosy

      US First Lady Michelle Obama touches the nose of US President Barack Obama before he welcomes Singapore Prime Minister...

    3. June 15, 2016

      The riff: Taking away the internet does not make you safe

      Around the world, computers controlling critical infrastructure such as nuclear power stations are isolated from the...

    4. June 8, 2016

      Storm in a teacup stirred up over Myanmar banquet brew

      A storm in a teacup has erupted in Myanmar after the new government served the mass-market Lipton brew at a banquet for...

    5. April 11, 2016

      Singapore’s first family plays out public feud on Facebook

      A public feud has erupted in Singapore’s first family, with the prime minister forced to issue a rebuttal after his...

    6. September 14, 2015

      Singapore ponders populist future after PAP victory

      After being returned to power with its most emphatic general election victory since 2001, Singapore’s ruling People’s...

    7. September 11, 2015

      Singaporeans head to the ballot boxes

      Almost 2.5m voters have cast their ballots in Singapore’s most hotly contested general election in 50 years. Although...

    8. September 10, 2015

      Singapore’s social media abuzz ahead of election

      For a country whose press freedom ranks alongside the likes of Libya, Belarus and Iraq, Singapore is enjoying a...

    9. September 7, 2015

      Five flashpoints in Singapore’s general election

      Singaporeans head to the polls on Friday in what some observers have suggested is the city-state’s most important...

    10. September 4, 2015

      Lee faces tough test as Singapore election looms

      Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong faces one of his toughest challenges yet in next week’s general election,...

    11. August 25, 2015

      Singapore calls election as economy faces headwinds

      The Singapore government has called a general election for September 11 in a test of the popularity of the long-ruling...

    12. April 15, 2015

      Temasek chief to take 3-month sabbatical

      Ho Ching, Temasek chief executive, is taking a three-month “part-time sabbatical”, the Singapore state investment...

    13. March 29, 2015

      Singapore turns out en masse for final farewell to Lee Kuan Yew

      Singapore bade farewell to its founding prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, on Sunday in an outpouring of public grief, as...

    14. March 27, 2015

      Singapore: Life after Lee

      In his final memoir published two years before his death Lee Kuan Yew wrote with grim realism about whether he thought...

    15. March 23, 2015

      Younger Lee faces Singapore’s future as new era ends

      Lee Kuan Yew Singaporeans have responded with quiet grief to the death of the country’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew,...

    16. March 23, 2015

      The city state of Singapore braces itself for challenges to come

      When great men die, great changes follow. Lee Kuan Yew, who has died aged 91, will undoubtedly go down as one of the...

    17. March 22, 2015

      Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father, 1923-2015

      Lee Kuan Yew Lee Kuan Yew, the founder and patriarch of modern Singapore who has died at the age of 91, was one of...

    18. February 21, 2015

      Lee Kuan Yew in intensive care

      Lee Kuan Yew, founding father of modern Singapore, is in intensive care on mechanical ventilation in hospital, after...

    19. November 7, 2014

      Singapore judge finds blogger guilty of defaming prime minister

      A Singapore judge on Friday ruled that a blogger who criticised the prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, was guilty of...

    20. July 4, 2014

      Speakers’ Corner airs Singapore discontent

      With its neat expanse of grass and tropical trees, Hong Lim Park is a green oasis in the high-rise bustle of downtown...

    21. June 6, 2014

      Malaysia and Singapore take action against online critics

      The rise of social media in Malaysia and its tiny neighbour Singapore is testing the patience of the leaders of two of...

    22. April 11, 2014

      Lunch with the FT: Lee Hsien Loong

      As the Singaporean prime minister settles into his seat for lunch, I am fussing with my tape machines – two of them,...

    23. December 13, 2013

      Singapore cracks down on social unrest after Little India riot

      Singapore’s government has said it will “take no chances” on a repeat of last week’s riots, the worst social unrest...

    24. December 9, 2013

      Lee orders review of Singapore migrant areas

      Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, has ordered a review of how the government manages areas where immigrant...

    25. December 9, 2013

      Riot tarnishes Singapore’s image as place of ethnic harmony

      Singapore police have arrested 27 people, most of them Indian nationals, after an accidental road death triggered the...

    26. beyondbrics

      December 8, 2013

      The week ahead: Dec 9-13

      The week ahead in emerging markets: Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks continue. Chile holds the second round of its...

    27. October 20, 2013

      Dean’s column: Beyond the bottom line

      When Suppiah Dhanabalan retired this year after 17 years as chairman of Temasek Holdings, Singapore’s sovereign wealth...

    28. August 18, 2013

      Singapore PM promises ‘strategic shift’ to protect city state’s success

      Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, promised a “strategic shift” in his country’s approach to “nation...

    29. July 7, 2013

      Billionaires and their supercars add to Singapore inequality concerns

      At a showroom in Singapore, a small crowd of McLaren enthusiasts were gathering for the unveiling of the latest...

    30. FT Photo Diary

      June 21, 2013

      Stripes and balloons amid the haze

      Edgar Su/Reuters People wearing masks walk past a Louis Vuitton shop display on Orchard Road, Singapore on Friday. The...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      June 20, 2013

      Living in the haze in Indonesia

      Azwar/Reuters Children cover their noses near burnt land in Marpoyan Damai sub district, in the outskirts of Pekanbaru,...

    32. June 20, 2013

      Singapore warns haze could last ‘for weeks’

      Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, warned that a hazardous haze shrouding the island state from Indonesian...

    33. January 29, 2013

      Singapore calls for 30% population growth

      Singapore’s government has laid out a vision for sustaining the tiny city-state’s economic growth, predicting that it...

    34. January 27, 2013

      Singapore ruling party suffers poll defeat

      Singapore’s ruling party was reeling from a shock by-election defeat this weekend, as voter frustration over...

    35. January 25, 2013

      Birth rate blues dog Singapore’s rulers

      Dressed in the uniform of the ruling Peoples Action party – crisp white trousers and shirt bearing the organisation’s...

    36. October 29, 2012

      Singapore cracks down on obesity

      Singapore plans to restrict advertising for “unhealthy” food and drink aimed at children, as countries across Asia grow...

    37. September 12, 2012

      Echoes from history in Xi Jinping mystery

      When Lin Biao, China’s then heir apparent, died in an air crash more than 40 years ago, it took the Communist party two...

    38. September 11, 2012

      Chinese puzzle over leader’s fate

      For years it has been clear that Xi Jinping was being groomed to become the next general secretary of the Communist...

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