Review - Max Everest-Phillips
If there was ever a book not to judge by its title or its cover, it is this.
Editorial - Vernie Oliveiro, Aaron Maniam
With Singapore’s ambition to be a Smart Nation, what does it really mean to be “smart” these days? This issue explores the apparent tensions and trade-offs that both underpin and animate Singapore’s Smart Nation efforts.
Review - Leon Lim
Review of "Think Small" by Owain Service and Rory Gallagher
Interview - Jeff Popple
Jeff Popple, from Australia’s Department of Human Services, discusses their experience in integrating service operations across different agencies, in order to achieve large-scale synergies.
Article - Bindu N. Lohani
As the main economic engines of growth, Asian cities are increasingly challenged to ensure sustainability while reaping the benefits of urbanisation.
Article - Wee Shu Lin, Lee Chor Pharn, Adeline Aw
“…After this crisis, the world is not going to be the same again. This is not just another cyclical downturn and recovery. The world’s economy is undergoing a structural shift.” — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Parliament, 27 May 2009
Opinion - Kenneth Lieberthal
While China has emerged as a key player in global affairs, significant challenges to its ongoing development should not be underestimated, argues Professor Kenneth Lieberthal of the Brookings Institution.
Opinion - Andrea Phua
Success in a changing world will demand more than technical skills: it will call for adaptability, empathy and a deeper sense of meaning.
Article - Jeff Cheah Weng Kiat, Jason Chen Fang Hao
Civic crowdfunding could offer a powerful new way to support more public projects and encourage community involvement.