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Singapore and Taiwan: No diplomatic relations, but military ties

Though an exchange of trade missions between both countries occurred in 1969, Singapore never had diplomatic relations with the Republic of China (ROC), still...

Modern Singapore celebrates its 55th birthday

On August 9th, 2020 one of the world’ richest nations, the Asian city state of Singapore with a population of 6.2 million, celebrates its...

Singapore’s time-tested concept under fire

In wealthy Singapore there is also a growing number of people who want to cause trouble spreading erroneous Western ideas.

Singapore’s long-time rulers retain power

The results of the general election in Singapore brought no real surprises, but indicated some dissatisfaction with the current government's handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

In memoriam Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew (1923-2015) was the father of modern Singapore. This is a translated and updated version of an obituary authored by me, published in the German weekly Preußische Allgemeine Zeitung on the 4th of April 2015.

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