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  • Singapore Airlines’ Relevance is More than An Economic Question

    By: IPS Editor | Jun 02, 2017 | Hits: 1988

    Singapore Airlines (SIA) recently announced a surprising fourth-quarter net loss, and pledged to review and transform its business. Much of the discussion following the news has centred on what SIA must do to reclaim its market share in a climate of increasing competition, and global political and economic volatility. If SIA’s current financial woes continue,…..

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  • School Mergers: More Questions than Answers Provided

    By: IPS Editor | Apr 25, 2017 | Hits: 3151

    I wrote about the demise of our heritage schools three years ago, and how policymakers had — in a one stroke of the pen — erased a suite of pioneer institutions built by our forefathers who had faithfully devoted themselves to the education mission. The announcement last Thursday by the Ministry of Education (MOE) on…..

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  • Preserving Tangible Links to the Past

    By: IPS Editor | Apr 15, 2016 | Hits: 2450

    Stepping out of the ferry that docked at the St John’s Island pier, I was struck by the sharp contrast between past and present. Amidst the idyllic scene of swaying casuarina trees and a languid swimming lagoon were signs of the island’s dark past. Watchtowers, floodlights and barbed wire fences dotted the background, harking back…..

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