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  • Concerns about parents hot-housing pre-schoolers

    By: Mathew Mathews and Leonard Lim | Aug 25, 2017 | Hits: 646

    In his National Day Rally speech, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong highlighted the Government’s commitment to enhance pre-school education. It is indeed timely for Singapore to extend its focus to pre-school education, given research on the positive impact of early childhood experiences on life outcomes. Access to pre-school education also boosts social mobility, as many…..

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  • Cybersecurity & SMEs in Singapore: Immediate Actions Required

    By: Chua Mei Yun | Aug 14, 2017 | Hits: 624

    Importance of Cybersecurity for SMEs Cybersecurity is now an integral part of business models – or should be. As Singapore’s economy becomes increasingly digitalised, it is important for businesses here to develop their cybersecurity defences. This is especially important for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which currently account for 99 per cent of the nation’s…..

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  • Is Singapore a Small Country?

    By: Tommy Koh | Aug 07, 2017 | Hits: 2391

    As Singapore’s 52nd national day draws near, my thoughts have turned increasingly towards our beloved country, Singapore. I have also been reflecting on the recent debate between two good friends, Kishore Mahbubani and Bilahari Kausikan, on the diplomacy of small states. The question which I would like to answer in this essay is whether Singapore…..

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  • 以成熟方式处理种族歧视事件

    By: 许林珠,(译)叶琦保 | Jul 04, 2017 | Hits: 526

    我们生活在一个多元种族社会。我们不时颂赞这种多元种族精神,但也往往被提醒要维持种族和谐是艰巨挑战。在组屋区、职场和艺术领域,不同族群和习俗相互碰撞。出现矛盾时,我们可以选择感到愤怒或让他人感到愤怒,或把事件变成深化对彼此了解和强化凝聚力的机会。

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  • Oxley Road Dispute: What’s at Stake in July 3 Session

    By: Gillian Koh | Jul 03, 2017 | Hits: 460

    The parliamentary sitting scheduled for July 3 must not only help clarify the complicated matters relating to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s property at 38, Oxley Road, but also uphold the image of governance in Singapore that he and generations of national leaders have painstakingly built over the years. The allegations made about the…..

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  • Does Singapore Still Need a National Airline?

    By: Faizal Bin Yahya | Jul 03, 2017 | Hits: 537

    For the first quarter of 2017, the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group reported a loss of S$138.3 million. This performance stands in stark contrast to its performance in the financial year from 2015 to 2016, where the SIA Group reported a net profit of S$804 million, and the same quarter in 2016 where the SIA Group reported a…..

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  • Racial Stereotypes in Media: Not just a bit of Harmless Fun

    By: Leonard Lim and Mathew Mathews | Jun 23, 2017 | Hits: 1179

    Singapore, with its polyglot population living and working together peacefully for the past five decades, often strikes international visitors as an oasis of social harmony. However, undercurrents of racism do surface from time to time. Insensitive remarks or actions based on stereotypes about a certain race may cause offence, and social media amplifies both the…..

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  • Time Banks can Forge Social Change

    By: Yvonne Arivalagan and Christopher Gee | Jun 22, 2017 | Hits: 1167

    We have all heard of the adage, “time is money”, but this is often understood in terms of the market economy, where all goods and services are assigned a monetary value. The time economy, on the other hand, is made up of all the goods and services of social value that measures of the market…..

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  • Is Singapore’s Hub Status at Risk?

    By: Manu Bhaskaran | Jun 16, 2017 | Hits: 1412

    Hardly a day passes these days without some news item that breathlessly reports yet another threat to Singapore’s regional hub position. There is much concern about China’s mega projects under its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which some say will create rivals to Singapore. There is also talk about our neighbours’ ambitions to displace Singapore…..

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  • Improving the Role of Private Education Institutions

    By: Faizal Bin Yahya | Jun 14, 2017 | Hits: 770

    With the government’s emphasis on lifelong learning and professional conversion programmes, is our private education industry the weak link in this effort, or is it ready to play a key role in shaping our workforce and the transformation of the Singapore economy? The outlook for private education institutions (PEIs) is mixed and uncertain for some……

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