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Six Features of the Disinformation Age

A classy commentary highly relevant to one of the most pressing and controversial issues engendered by the continuing rapid development of social/ new media – disinformation, or false information that is intended to mislead, especially propaganda issued by a government … Continue reading

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Asean, Singapore and the challenge of a protectionist America

A very good analysis by Grace Leong of the Straits Times on the likely impact of Donald Trump’s avowed protectionism on Asia, and Singapore in particular. I doubt he will be able to live up to his anti-free trade bluster. If … Continue reading

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Looking far and going deep: Futuring the Economy

One of the boldest and most penetrating commentaries I have ever read on the Singapore economy, by Devadas Krishnadas, a recognised thought leader in strategy as well as public and economic policy. His writings have been published in local and regional newspapers such as … Continue reading

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Why the debate on unconditional basic income is relevant for Singapore

Chua Mui Hoong Opinion Editor, The Straits Times Published Jun 5, 2016, 5:00 am SGT It sounds like Utopia: getting a fixed basic income every month for doing nothing. Yet it’s something being considered seriously. Switzerland votes this weekend (June … Continue reading

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Updating Singapore’s political system

I found this to be a most engaging speech by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, replete with the insight that stems from the rich blend of deep intellect, scholarly research and many years of experience as a statesman. It is … Continue reading

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Describe how you celebrated an important family occasion. Why will this event always remain in your memory? (O-level English 2014)

Describe how you celebrated an important family occasion. Why will this event always remain in your memory? (O-level English 2014) By Steven Ooi All around was green and blue – the grass a blend of darker emerald and bright parakeet … Continue reading

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In Victory, Magnanimity, not Recrimination: An Open Letter to the Prime Minister

An open letter to the Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong, from one of the country’s most celebrated writers, Ms Catherine Lim. It makes reference to the PM’s defamation suit against blogger Roy Ngerng. ……. Sir It was … Continue reading

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