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17 Jan “Hate Spin”: Dr. Cherian George

On 17 Jan 2017, we held an evening talk with Dr. Cherian George on his latest book, Hate Spin: The Manufacture of Religious Offense and its Threat to Democracy. The session was part of our Global Citizens Singapore series, looking beyond traditional politics and economics...

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15 Nov SIIA: A year in review

A look at the SIIA’s 2016 & how you can support our efforts   With the U.S. Presidential Elections, BREXIT, the South China Sea ruling, climate change, and inauguration of new leaders in Philippines, Taiwan and Myanmar, 2016 has been an exciting year for international affairs, and...

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10 Nov Asia takes in Trump’s ascent

SIIA Council Member Manu Bhaskaran, and SIIA Honorary Member Tommy Koh and SIIA Chairman Simon Tay were quoted in the Nikkei Asian Review on Donald Trump's victory in the US Presidential Election and the implications of a Trump Presidency for Asia. As Donald Trump spoke to...

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25 Oct What good can money do?

As part of our Global Citizens Singapore programme, we held a dialogue on "What Good Can Money Do?" on Tuesday, 25 Oct 2016 at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. In 50 years, the nation has become one of the wealthiest countries in the region in per-capita...

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29 Sep 3-on-3 with Steven Rosefielde: Russia and Asia

In July, the SIIA hosted an evening talk on Russia's foreign policy moves and the implications for Asia, featuring views from Professor Steven Rosefielde, Professor of Economics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. In this interview...

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07 Sep US committed to Asia-Pacific for long term: Obama

SIIA Chairman Simon Tay was quoted in an article by Tan Hui Yee for The Straits Times on US President Barack Obama's comments regarding the TPP during his visit to Laos for the East Asia Summit. US President Barack Obama has said his country's commitment to...

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17 Aug The New US Leadership: Implications for Asia

In November, the United States will select its next President. How is the race shaping up? What are the implications for the rest of the world? On Wednesday 17 August, we hosted three leading commentators from across the political spectrum: Kyle D. Kondik, Director of Communications,...

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