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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.

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.

The Age of Angst

Opinion  -  Charles Ng

How should governments contend with the rise of social discontent in the wake of rapid globalisation?

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.

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.

Race ... or Erase?

Opinion  -  Ngiam Siew Ying

Does race continue to be relevant in modern, diverse Singapore?

Narratives and the Institutional Imagination

Opinion  -  Catherine Fieschi

Political scientist Catherine Fieschi argues that every country needs a good tale to help it adapt to change while maintaining a sense of collective identity.

Public Trust in Government Institutions

Opinion  -  Stephen Sedgwick

Australia's former Public Service Commissioner offers insights on maintaining the people's trust in the public sector

Public Diplomacy: An Emerging New Normal in Foreign Policy

Opinion  -  Premarani Somasundram

States must now learn to shape the context in which their policies are perceived by foreign publics in order to achieve national goals.

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.