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27 Aug NEA relays concerns to Jakarta as air quality worsens

SIIA Director Lee Chen Chen was quoted in TODAY on 27 Aug 2016. An excerpt is below.  SINGAPORE — With Singaporeans waking up to a smoky, hazy gloom on Friday (Aug 26) — one that worsened over the day — the National Environment Agency’s (NEA) chief...

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23 Aug Integrated digital economy can benefit Asean

Speakers and panellists at the SIIA's 9th ASEAN & Asia Forum were quoted in an article by Lee Xin En for The Straits Times. Excerpts from the article are below. Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) Mr S. Iswaran told a forum at the Ritz Carlton...

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23 Aug SR Nathan put nation before self – Prof Simon Tay

SIIA Chairman Simon Tay appeared on Channel NewsAsia's Singapore Tonight on Tuesday, 23 August 2016, sharing his recollections about the late Mr SR Nathan, former President of Singapore. The episode was previously online at toggle.sg. Dawn Tan: Prof, former President SR Nathan, he spent such a great deal...

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22 Aug Former President S R Nathan passes away

The Singapore Institute of International Affairs is deeply saddened at the passing of our former president Mr S R Nathan. Mr Nathan had a long illustrious career in public service; he was Singapore's longest serving President (1999-2011), and previously took on numerous key roles in...

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22 Aug Embrace connectivity to thrive: Iswaran to ASEAN economies

Speakers and panellists at the SIIA's 9th ASEAN & Asia Forum were quoted in an article by Patrick John Lim for Channel NewsAsia. Excerpts from the article are below. SINGAPORE: The digital revolution and emerging digital economy offer potential for economies across Southeast Asia, Trade and...

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22 Aug 9th ASEAN and Asia Forum

The drivers of growth in Asia are evolving. To stay ahead of the curve, ASEAN leaders are embarking on innovation-led growth, reforming their economies to become more open to foreign investment and trade. Promoting greater connectivity and gaining access to emerging regional supply chains have also...

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10 Aug National Service’s crucial role in fight against terror

The recent spate of terror-related incidents around the world has created an atmosphere of alarm and pessimism in many quarters. Due to the geographical spread of the attacks, which include those directed or inspired by the so-called Islamic State terror group, Singapore’s leaders have sought to...

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