Interview - Yang Jin Lin
A Chinese media veteran shares his candid perspective on emerging sociopolitical trends in China.
Article - Yap Zhi Jia, Lee Chor Pharn
As former export-led trading relationships decline, the interplay between the Chinese and US economies could shape the course of global trade in the coming decade. How should Singapore respond?
Review - Leong Ming Wei
Described by the New York Times as “shrewd” and “fascinating”, On China is a tour de force account by a renowned former US Secretary of State of how China’s long history has shaped its global perspective as well as foreign policy.
Interview - Premarani Somasundram
Interview with Adam Schwarz
Article - Valerie Yuen, Godwin Tang
Analysts from the Strategic Policy Office consider how the global economy might evolve in the next decade.
Opinion - Sheila Ronis
Singapore’s experience holds lessons for the establishment of robust, future-oriented national strategy frameworks elsewhere.
Article - Peter Ho
At the 2008 Strategic Perspectives Conference, Head of Civil Service Peter Ho traced the evolution of contemporary public sector practice. He concludes that while the Public Service has successfully adopted best practices from the private sector and elsewhere in the past, these are not enough to ensure good governance as we move into an unpredictable and complex future. In the following excerpt, he highlights the nature of the challenges ahead and argues that Singapore must develop its own new brand of governance in order to manage these critical uncertainties and generate original solutions to the wicked problems of our time.
Interview - Donald Low
The award-winning financial journalist and author of Why Globalization Works discusses the role of government in a globalised world, and the impact of China's rapid growth.
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.