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Being Human in a Crisis: What It Means to Us

Roundtable  -  Anastasia Goh, Wong Hefen, Daphne Yuan

Three public officers reflect on the personal impact of the COVID-19 crisis to date.

Fiscal Responses to COVID-19 in Singapore and Hong Kong

Article  -  Alfred M. Wu

Deploying judicious pandemic support measures, Singapore and Hong Kong have sought to stabilise their economies and societies, while laying a foundation for post-pandemic growth.

Sampan Singapore: New Lines, Nets and Capabilities in the COVID Storm

Opinion  -  Eleena Tan

Despite decades of growth, the global pandemic has shown that Singapore remains a small, vulnerable state in a volatile global environment. How do we stay afloat and thrive in an uncertain future?

Reshaping Behaviour and Systems in a Post-COVID Policy Landscape

Opinion  -  Robyn Mildon, Maryanna Abdo, Jane Lewis

Researchers from the global Centre for Evidence and Implementation propose policy approaches based on insights from the science of behavioural change and its implementation.

History: A Public Service User’s Guide

Article  -  Chua Jun Yan

A nuanced approach to history is needed to help policymakers navigate increasingly contested public narratives. It can also deepen their capacity for analysis, reflection, and imagination.

Contact Tracing Tech Across the Data Life Cycle

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.

Southeast Asia and Singapore: Prospects in a Post-COVID World

Conversation  -  Beh Swan Gin

In a conversation with ETHOS, the Chairman of Singapore’s Economic Development Board shares his view on how Singapore could expand and diversify our economy by growing with the region.

Growing from Clusters to Ecosystems

Opinion  -  Shirley Loo

In a post-pandemic knowledge-based economy, success may lie in distributed ecosystems of complementary firms cooperating for the common good.

COVID-19 and Singapore's Health Diplomacy

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.

Emerging Stronger as an Antifragile Nation

Opinion  -  Azfer A. Khan, Ang Kheng Kiat

Crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic are an opportunity for Singapore to forge new bonds, by drawing from our different perspectives and capacities to benefit the common good.