Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong with Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: AFP

Is Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong about to call a snap election?

  • Lee Hsien Loong has until April 2021 to call the next vote
  • With headwinds from the US-China trade war hitting Singapore and economic clouds gathering, talk is in the air that now may be the best time
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Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong with Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: AFP
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.