Monthly Archives: January 2015

More Singaporeans feel they are owed a living: Victor Mills

Singapore may have much of the best ‘hard infrastructure’ in the world – highways, fibre broadband networks, airport – but our ‘soft infrastructure’ – social attitudes, national identity and values – are where most of our problems lie. To me, … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo horror is not an attack on free speech

Just read a very balanced commentary on the inflammatory topic of the Charlie Hebdo bloodbath, written by a Singaporean PhD student. For me, what happened in France was the result of the clash of two extremes: an extreme interpretation of religious … Continue reading

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There’s a need to save global order: Kofi Annan

Who better to deepen our understanding on the current state of the world order and international relations than former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan? ……… As 2014 draws to a close, the values enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations and … Continue reading

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