Daily Archives: 2014-11-25

Can the Singapore development story be copied elsewhere?

By Donald Low There are various people and international organisations pointing to the Singapore development story and saying that developing countries should copy or mimic it if they want to succeed. This line of thinking, in my view, is quite misguided. Learning about, and from, Singapore’s experience is certainly possible and desirable – that’s one of the reasons many international …

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Zoe Tay in TV campaign for SACC supporting victims of sexual violence

Today marks the beginning of a television campaign with MediaCorp Artiste Zoe Tay, showing her support for AWARE’s Sexual Assault Care Centre (SACC). Two commercials, one in English and one in Mandarin, will be broadcast on Channel 5 and Channel U respectively from 25 November to 12 December. The television spots are generously supported by MediaCorp Cares as part of its …

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The Lion City needs more pride

By Elaine Ee I don’t mean pride in a great airport, getting good maths scores or in super trees. I mean pride in what you do, taking responsibility, having integrity. Singapore produces great results. Our government has operated with a budget surplus for years, we have a brand new downtown in Marina Bay, our students consistently produce top grades internationally; …

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