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Intentional Public Engagement: The Next Phase of Government-Citizen Relations

Article  -  Yeoh Chee Yan

Public engagement in Singapore should become more purposeful, meaningful and integrated across traditional institutional and sectoral boundaries.

Growing a Biophilic City in a Garden

Article  -  Kenneth Er

The greening of Singapore is the outcome of decades of commitment, sound planning, and strong community partnerships.

Public Governance: Challenges in a Changing Landscape

Article  -  Peter Ong

Policymaking should involve public perspectives and citizen efforts while staying focused on the long term, argues Singapore's Head of Civil Service.

Public Communication and Engagement in China: Lessons for Singapore

Opinion  -  Lim Chee Kia, Tan Li San

The Chinese government is exploring new media strategies to engage a public more willing and able to express themselves online.

Open Government and Public Crowdsourcing in Practice

Article  -  Jairus Yip

Government efforts to engage citizens in collaborative public initiatives are still in their early stages, but there have been some successes.

Developing Our Approach to Public Engagement

Article  -  Lena Leong

Clear goals, thoughtful processes and mutual trust are key to constructive engagement with the public.

Could Crowdfunding Work for Singapore’s Public Sector?

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.

Reclaiming Public Administration

Article  -  Jocelyne Bourgon

After thirty years of reform and experimentation, it is now time to outline a new, integrated model of public administration more relevant to the complex challenges of today, argues Jocelyn Bourgon, President Emeritus of the Canada School of Public Service.

Surveying Singapore’s Future

Review  -  Theophilus Kwek

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Reinventing Singapore's Electronic Public Services

Article  -  Karen Wong

Building on its acclaimed online public services, Singapore is developing the next generation of truly interactive government technologies.