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23 May 2015
Singapore has remained aloof during the migrant crisis in Southeast Asia, saying that the island cannot accept refugees. But should the city-state do more?
8 May 2015
"The (government's) draconian measures...legitimize excessive intervention by the state and set a precedent for the diminution of our online space."
21 April 2015
29 March 2015
8 March 2015
Singapore Blogger Who Criticized Court Case of Anti-Gay Sex Law Fined for ‘Scandalizing the Judiciary’
"The prosecution of Alex Au for speaking out is just one more example of Singapore’s willingness to misuse law to gag its critics."
26 February 2015
17 February 2015
The government said the measure is necessary after receiving numerous complaints related to drunken behavior. But many described the new regulation as excessive and even discriminatory against foreign workers.
6 January 2015
Groups say the death penalty isn't an effective deterrent, pointing out how capital punishment makes even small offenses a matter of life and death, motivating criminals to be more violent.
28 December 2014
Indonesian authorities are focusing on the Bangka Belitung islands off the east coast of South Sumatra to find the missing plane.
29 October 2014
Global Voices looks at 19 infographics that help explain the promising future ahead for Southeast Asia, as well as the obstacles to greater regional prosperity.