Lee Hsien Loong

9.14.15

Singapore’s Ruling Party Won Bigger Than Anyone Thought it Would

The ruling People's Action Party, which has never lost its parliamentary majority since Singapore won independence from the Malaysian federation in 1965, won 83 of 89 seats in the country's parliament.

7.6.15

Singapore Court Frees Amos Yee, Teen Blogger Who Insulted the Late Lee Kuan Yew

In a surprising turnaround amid growing international pressure from human rights groups to release the teen, the court freed him on Monday, sentencing him to time already served.

5.13.15

Singapore Teen Amos Yee Guilty of Insulting Christians, Posting Lewd Cartoon of Late PM

Yee was arrested in March after posting an expletive-ridden video berating the country's founding prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, following his death.

3.31.15

'Come at Me, Motherfucker': Singapore Arrests Teen for Video Insulting the Late Lee Kuan Yew

“Why hasn’t anyone said, ‘Fuck yeah, the guy is dead!’ ” asks 16-year-old Amos Yee in the video. “Everyone is afraid that if they say something like that, they might get into trouble.”

3.30.15

Poison Shrimp, Porcupines, and Dolphins: Singapore Is Packing Some Serious Heat

The legacy of Singapore’s deceased founding father Lee Kuan Yew can be seen in its surprisingly well-equipped military. But despite his efforts, Singapore's future security is far from assured.

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