In June, Singapore captured the global spotlight when it hosted the summit meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The regional political environment prompted anxiety, given the leadership transition in Malaysia. Domestically, political leadership transition and the opposition Workers’ Party’s lawsuit over allegations of mismanagement of town council funds were major issues.
Research Article| February 01 2019
Singapore in 2018: Global Spotlight, Regional Anxieties, and Leadership Succession Concerns
Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 209–214.
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Narayanan Ganesan; Singapore in 2018: Global Spotlight, Regional Anxieties, and Leadership Succession Concerns. Asian Survey 1 February 2019; 59 (1): 209–214. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.209
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