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Rapid economic growth in both countries has come at the cost of basic labor rights.
Litigation seeking crippling financial damages from media outlets may be unusual in the United States, but such campaigns are all too common in the world’s less free media environments.
Singapore's court ruling that 16-year-old blogger Amos Yee be trasnfered to the Institute of Mental Health is a threat to free expression and violates the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The recent death of founding Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has drawn fresh attention to the debate about the ability of authoritarian governments to deliver economic development.
Freedom House helps LGBTI rights groups in Southeast Asia to push back against the tide of intolerance.