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  • Donald Trump’s Election: Singapore Prepared to Roll with the Punches

    By: admintest admintest | Nov 17, 2016 | Hits: 3005

    The election last week of Mr Donald Trump as United States president sent shock waves around the globe. But has it translated to a tsunami of doubt about little Singapore’s future? We have always been prepared to roll with the punches and we knew that the day after would be a question of us facing…..

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  • Voters Matter in Building a Healthy Electioneering Culture

    By: admintest admintest | Jul 28, 2016 | Hits: 1280

    Singaporeans’ immediate concerns upon hearing last month’s British referendum results to leave the European Union were pragmatic and focused on the economic bottomline: How much value would the stock exchange lose? Is it time for a cheap holiday in the United Kingdom? However, we need to be asking a different set of questions. For instance:…..

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  • Singapore Governance in a Troubled Post-Brexit World

    By: admintest admintest | Jul 11, 2016 | Hits: 2004

    A sense of social insecurity and ambivalence about immigration shaped the vote in the Brexit referendum. Many developed countries including Singapore are not immune from rising disillusionment with globalisation, compounded by periodic economic crises. As Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam put it in a Facebook post responding to the Brexit outcome, there is a growing…..

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