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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.

Partnering with the Public in the War on Diabetes

Opinion  -  Communications and Engagement Group (Ministry of Health)

A Citizens’ Jury was convened for the first time to help Singapore address a complex health issue, with promising outcomes for more active public involvement in future.

What Does It Mean to Optimise Public Service Delivery?

Opinion  -  John Lim, Lee Chong Hock

Lee Chong Hock and John Lim from the PS21 Office examine the challenges that face the Singapore Public Service, as it reaches beyond individual service excellence towards Whole-of-Government outcomes.

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.

Fostering Mutually Constructive Engagement in a Globalised Singapore

Opinion  -  Vernie Oliveiro

An increasingly complex and diverse decision-making ecology calls for more productive relations between the state and civil society.

When the Government Goes Online

Opinion  -  Bertha Henson

A veteran journalist and editor believes the government should rethink its strategy for communication and engaging online.

Public Service 4.0: What Might It Look Like?

Opinion  -  Peter Shergold

Digitisation and robotic process automation will revolutionise public administration—but the outcome will depend on how we choose to use them.

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

Public Engagement: The Gap between Rhetoric and Practice

Opinion  -  Kenneth Paul Tan

Deeply ingrained habits and structures may have to be shed before a more productive relationship can develop between the state and the public.

Public Sector Transformation — Six Small Ways to Make a Big Impact

Opinion  -  Andrew Tan

The Singapore Public Service can ready itself for a more challenging environment with more thoughtful communication, collaboration and creative use of resources.