Article - Gianna Gayle Amul, Tikki Pang
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Singapore’s health diplomacy initiatives have sought to reaffirm its relevance to the regional and international community.
Article - Chew Ling, Vasuki Utravathy, Vanessa Tan
Nudges have been shown to help Singaporeans form healthier habits and make more informed lifestyle choices.
Article - Ong Toon Hui, Danny Quah
COVID-19 has tested societies like never before: but good governance, agile policymaking, social cohesion and broad collaboration remain vital in facing the crisis of a generation.
Article - Sarah Harper
Singapore will soon be one of the demographically oldest countries in East Asia, as measured by the proportion of the population aged 65 and over. The median age of Singapore residents has increased over the past quarter-century, from 24.4 years in 1980 to over 35 today. This has been fuelled by a fall in Singapore’s Total Fertility Rate, which now stands at 1.24 per resident female, one of the lowest in the world.
Article - Vernie Oliveiro
To maintain public trust and uptake and effectively curtail the spread of COVID-19, digital contact tracing apps should have a robust data governance policy.
Article - James Low
CSC Researcher James Low traces Singapore’s response to the pandemic to date, highlighting the coordinated response and whole-of-Singapore efforts to help those most affected by the crisis.
Article - Cheryl Wu
Singapore's social compact can no longer rest on Government alone; cross-sector partnerships may better address increasingly complex social needs.
Article - Kok Ping Soon
By increasing seniors’ productive capacity, strengthening the ecoysystem functional capacity and changing the social narrative, we can turn ageing from a societal liability to a productive asset for the nation.
Article - Do Hoang Van Khanh, Mervin Loi
While nudges cannot and should not replace mandatory health measures and lockdowns in the COVID-19 crisis, they can be used to complement regulations, especially in helping communities cope with the long-drawn measures and negative consequences of the pandemic.