Keyword : Singapore Perspectives

  • Loss of Confidence in PAP? Possible, If Complacency Sets In

    By: admintest admintest | Jan 25, 2017 | Hits: 1340

    The critical question facing Singapore in 2065 is not simply whether an accidental freak election or a sustainable pendulum democracy should or might occur. It is about whether the social contract between elite governance and the body politic can become so strained and frayed that a crisis of political legitimacy may thrust unexpected, extremist scenarios…..

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  • Exceptional Government to Sustain a Nation Once Thought Improbable

    By: admintest admintest | Jan 23, 2017 | Hits: 5852

    The theme of this year’s conference — What If? — is designed to set us thinking of possibilities, or perhaps impossibilities: What might be, what might have been, what could be. But before we consider these possibilities, it might be instructive to locate what is – what has always been, what should not change, what…..

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  • SP 2016: Panel on “Inclusive Growth?”

    By: admintest admintest | Feb 16, 2016 | Hits: 1878

    In the third panel of the Singapore Perspectives 2016 conference, the speaker and panellists focused on whether “inclusivity” and “growth” could go hand-in-hand, and if so, what it meant for Singapore and how it could be achieved. The broad themes discussed included: addressing inequalities in society, economic restructuring, sustaining innovation and productivity growth.

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  • SP 2016: Panel on “Collaborative Governance?”

    By: admintest admintest | Feb 16, 2016 | Hits: 1841

    The first panel at Singapore Perspectives 2016 was on Collaborative Governance. It focused on what constituted good governance and how this could continue in Singapore as Singaporeans became increasingly diverse and civic and cultural activism expanded in society.

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  • SP 2016: Panel on “The Future of ‘We’”

    By: admintest admintest | Feb 16, 2016 | Hits: 1626

    In the fourth and final panel of the Singapore Perspectives 2016 conference, panellists asked Minister Heng Swee Keat for his thoughts on how Singapore could move on from SG50 and the issues that could threaten or strengthen the future of the nation.

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  • SP 2016: Panel on “Cohesive Diversity?”

    By: admintest admintest | Feb 16, 2016 | Hits: 2271

    In the second panel of the Singapore Perspectives 2016 conference, the speaker and panellists discussed how Singapore could remain a tolerant and open society with migration and growing religiosity.

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  • The ‘We’ in our National Pledge

    By: admintest admintest | Jan 19, 2016 | Hits: 7697

    “We” – it is the first word in the Preamble to the Constitution of the United States : “We the People…” It is also the first word in our National Pledge: “We, the citizens of Singapore…” It is an example of what in modern rhetorical theory has come to be known as a “catachresis” –…..

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  • SP 2015 Dialogue: Singapore at a crossroads

    By: admintest admintest | Feb 17, 2015 | Hits: 2620

    Singapore Perspectives 2015 concluded with a dialogue session helmed by Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Teo Chee Hean and Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing. Chaired by IPS Director Janadas Devan, the dialogue session elicited a wide range of questions, including ones on national identity, welfare policies, immigration, our ageing population and increasing…..

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  • SP 2015: Singapore as a Global City

    By: admintest admintest | Feb 13, 2015 | Hits: 3093

    Speakers Professor Tan Kong Yam Division of Economics School of Humanities and Social Sciences College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Nanyang Technological University and Co-Director Asia Competitiveness Institute Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy National University of Singapore Professor Linda Lim Professor of Strategy Stephen M. Ross School of Business University of Michigan…..

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  • SP 2015: Singapore’s Sovereignty: Choices, Change and Adaptation

    By: admintest admintest | Feb 06, 2015 | Hits: 5476

    Chairperson Professor Tan Tai Yong Executive Vice President (Academic Affairs), Yale-NUS College; and Director of Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore; and Nominated Member of Parliament Speakers Ambassador Bilahari Kausikan Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Professor Evelyn Goh Shedden Professor of Strategic Policy Studies, School of International, Political and Strategic Studies, ANU…..

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