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Time after time

By: Massimo Morello - August 23, 2013

The storied Raffles Hotel continues to dazzle in a nation preoccupied with progress


Killing them softly

By: Chris Swanicke - August 22, 2013

Singapore’s approach may be more subtle, but its new internet laws echo the strong-arm tactics used by regional governments to silence free speech


Documenting death

By: Dene Mullen - August 20, 2013

Described by some as genocide, the bloody purge of Indonesian ‘communists’ in 1965-66 is examined in a new documentary


Massacring the truth

By: Philip Jacobson - August 19, 2013

A visit to Jakarta’s Museum of Communist Treachery, one of many institutions that present government propaganda at its finest


Burn notice

By: Dene Mullen - August 15, 2013

In his new book, Squatters into Citizens, Dr Loh Kah Seng explores how the vision of a modern city was achieved in Singapore in the aftermath of the great fire of 1961. Here, he discusses the city-state’s public housing sector, its transformative effect on citizens and Singapore’s good economic fortune


Shaking up the party

By: Sacha Passi - August 13, 2013

Many Indonesians are hoping that Joko Widodo will spearhead a new era of clean politics once the current president wraps up his maximum second term in office


Hello, boys!

By: Dene Mullen - August 9, 2013

Modified motors and buxom beauties continue their age-old alliance at Southeast Asia’s largest customised car show