Asia Pacific Topics

Aug 25, 2015

Singapore to hold general election

Singapore’s parliament was dissolved on Tuesday to prepare for a general election as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong seeks a fresh mandate from voters worried over immigration and the high cost of living in a slowing economy. The People’s Action Party, which has ruled ...

Aug 10, 2015

Fed-up Aussie dad asks MPs to fund family holiday

An Australian father outraged by taxpayer-funded travel perks for politicians and their families has turned the tables by asking members of parliament to help fund his own vacation with his children. Australian politics has been consumed with stories about the “entitlements” elected representatives are ...