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Keeping Singapore’s economy dynamic despite nation’s demographic challenges

Some have advocated for zero net immigration and no increase in share of foreign workers in the workforce, while others argue that it is necessary to expand the labour force here to sustain economic growth. Yet, Singapore can achieve only … Continue reading

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Singapore needs to move beyond the Lee family

As mud, dust and fire swirl around the bitter feud taking place within Singapore’s pre-eminent Lee family, a calm, highly thoughtful, impressively knowledgeable voice emerges on new media presenting the fruits of his soul-searching on the kind of political system … Continue reading

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How Purple, Uber and Airbnb Are Disrupting and Redefining Old Industries

Larry Alton Contributor Freelance Writer & Former Entrepreneur When you look at traditional industries in the U.S., it’s clear that many are outdated and boring. However, customers continue to do business with the companies within these industries, because there are … Continue reading

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When living to 100 becomes the new normal

By Simon Kuper May 23, 2016 Originally published in the Financial Times The majority of children born in rich countries today can expect to live to more than 100, write Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott of London Business School in … 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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More Singaporeans feel they are owed a living: Victor Mills

Singapore may have much of the best ‘hard infrastructure’ in the world – highways, fibre broadband networks, airport – but our ‘soft infrastructure’ – social attitudes, national identity and values – are where most of our problems lie. To me, … Continue reading

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The forces reshaping social and political reality in Singapore

This commentary by Tessa Wong of the Straits Times addresses superbly yet succinctly some of the most important trends in the Singaporean society and body politic: how the Internet is exposing Singaporeans to worldwide influences, and giving them a platform to express themselves … Continue reading

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