Daily Archives: 2013-09-04

Relooking National Service as a matter of human capital

By Yap Shiwen Singapore recently embarked on an effort to bring about changes to our National Service (NS). This will be led by the Committee to Strengthen NS and began with a series of dialogues. The Strengthening NS effort should be lauded for its efforts to engage citizens, and its focus on both fitting NS into our everyday civilian lives …

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PAP MP Hri Kumar still divorced from reality

By Philip Ang I refer to PAP MP Hri Kumar’s Forum letter “Growth the way to a better life” in response to Mr Donald Low’s article “Has ‘global city’ vision reached its end date?” in the Straits Times. Instead of rebutting the article factually, Hri Kumar began by speculating that the article was calculated to create ill will, resentment, envy or …

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