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20 Jun Managing great expectations of the new Myanmar

The world’s expectations of Myanmar have swung wildly in recent years. Hopes were sky-high following the National League of Democracy’s (NLD) victory at the 2015 elections, led by Ms Aung San Suu Kyi. But now, these have given way to a somewhat more downcast outlook. Some projects...

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18 May Asia’s Economic Choices in the New Global Order

What are the prospects for economic growth in Asia? Even as major powers try to cooperate, there is a sense of competition — among the United States, China and also Japan. In collaboration with NHK World, the international service of Japanese broadcaster NHK, we held...

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02 May ASEAN: Putting a ‘human face’ to an economic community

By Chen Chen Lee and Shangari Kiruppalini The Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) held its 30th summit in Manila last week amid growing anti-globalisation sentiments in the West. As Western markets become more inward-looking, intra-Asean links will matter now, more than ever. During the summit, Prime Minister...

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28 Apr #GlobalCitizensSG: How will technology affect our jobs?

Did you miss our #GlobalCitizensSG event on 13 March 2017: Technology and the Future of Jobs? Hear from our speakers and our participants on how technology affects the way we work, what technological advancements they're excited about, and more. Watch this space for the next...

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13 Apr SDSWR2017: Media Coverage

The Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) held our 4th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources on 6 April 2017 at the St. Regis Singapore, on the theme of “Inclusive Collaboration: Working Together for Sustainable Value Chains”. We shared some of the media coverage last...

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14 Mar The evolution of NS and its relevance to Singapore

By Nicholas Fang Today marks the 50th anniversary of the day National Service (NS) was introduced in post-independence Singapore. On March 14, 1967, Parliament passed the National Service (Amendment) Bill after then-Defence Minister Goh Keng Swee moved it for a second reading. It marked the beginning of...

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