Critical Analysis: International Murder Conspiracy?

Last summer, a seemingly ordinary American died under suspicious circumstances in Singapore. Shane Todd, a recent PhD candidate in electrical engineering, had gone to Singapore to work for the government’s sponsored research center, Institute of Microelectronics (IME). A few days before his death, Todd had accepted a new position with the US technology firm, Nuvotronics. … Read more

Repealing Section 377A: Legalizing Homosexuality in Singapore

Two weeks ago, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry and United States v. Windsor, both cases concerning the rights of gay and lesbian couples to enjoy the status and benefits of traditional marriage. In Singapore, a more basic right is being questioned: is a law criminalizing sexual contact between homosexual men, … Read more