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04 Oct What will motivate companies to source palm oil responsibly?

Being more sustainable is good for a company’s bottom line and reputation. So why are companies, as seen in WWF’s recent Palm Oil Scorecard for Singapore and Malaysia, dragging their feet on sustainability? SIIA researchers discuss. By Fawziah Selamat and Pek Shibao For several years, the Singapore Institute of...

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20 Sep SIIA congratulates Madam Halimah Yacob on her presidency

The Singapore Institute of International Affairs extends our heartiest congratulations to President Halimah Yacob. Our chairman, Associate Professor Simon Tay, who assisted Madam Halimah in his personal capacity as a nominator and a key campaign member, said: “While Madam Halimah is so well-known for her...

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07 Sep Large States and Small States in a Changing World Order

The Qatar diplomatic crisis has sparked a debate in Singapore on the appropriate behaviour of small states. On 31 August, we held an evening talk with Professor Danny Quah, Vice Dean (Academic Affairs) and Li Ka Shing Professor in Economics at the Lee Kuan Yew...

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31 Aug Large States and Small States in a Changing World Order

The Qatar diplomatic crisis has sparked a debate in Singapore on the appropriate behaviour of small states. On 31 August, we held an evening talk with Professor Danny Quah, Vice Dean (Academic Affairs) and Li Ka Shing Professor in Economics at the Lee Kuan Yew...

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28 Jul SIIA saddened at passing of former SGX CEO

The Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) is deeply saddened at the passing of Mr. Magnus Bocker, CEO of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) from 2009 to 2015. As a corporate member, SGX has been very supportive towards SIIA, notably when Mr. Bocker was at the...

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28 Jun 2nd ASEAN-Myanmar Forum

Myanmar’s political transition has ushered in a period of change and adjustment over this past year. With the release of the revised investment law and rules, there is a sense of optimism that the government is taking active steps to promote foreign investments and business...

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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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