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Opinion: Singapore's Non-Profit Sector: What Should its Role Be?

Opinion  -  Laurence Lien

Civil society needs to step up and do much more to help meet the increasingly complex needs of the Singaporean community.

Opinion: The Future of Futures

Opinion  -  Devadas Krishnadas

The next stage in the evolution of futures thinking could come from coordination across multiple domains, with a careful mix of capabilities.

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.

Opinion: Is China Catching Up with the US?

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.

Good Governance Is Built on Capabilities, Not Ideology

Opinion  -  Wu Wei Neng, Kenneth Sim

Principals at a new non-profit institute draw on data, history and their practitioner experience in Singapore’s public sector, to help governments around the world become more efficient and effective.

Opinion: Preparing Public Officers for New Modes of Governance

Opinion  -  Aaron Maniam

Public service training and development should evolve in tandem with the dynamic, relational modes of governance that are emerging.

New Capabilities in Strategic Leadership: Insights from Singapore

Opinion  -  Sheila Ronis

Singapore’s experience holds lessons for the establishment of robust, future-oriented national strategy frameworks elsewhere.

Public Institutions and the Productivity Imperative

Opinion  -  Gary Banks

An independent public institution could better identify, analyse and communicate the reforms necessary to improve national productivity

The Digital Social Contract and e-Legitimacy

Opinion  -  Max Everest-Phillips

New institutions are needed to manage both the potential and risks of digital technologies that will reshape our societies and how they are governed.

Using Data to Create Better Government

Opinion  -  Diaan-Yi Lin, Vidhya Ganesan

​Public agencies in Singapore and elsewhere have already begun to use data analytics to transform public policy thinking and delivery.