Editorial - Alvin Pang
In this digital edition of ETHOS, we bring you fresh views and perspectives on Singapore's economy, society and prospects for the future, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic’s far-reaching impact and its related challenges. Featuring: Anastasia Goh, Wong Hefen, Daphne Yuan, Shirley Loo, Tan Chia Han, and Eddie Choo.
Article - Kevin Tan
Tools such as Pay for Success are a timely way to generate innovative cross-sectoral partnerships to deliver greater public value in the New Normal.
Article - Heather Humphries
Clear messaging, credible information, timely updates and meaningful collaboration can increase public trust in a government’s ability to manage a crisis, and promote social responsibility and resilience.
Review - Eddie Choo
Two recent books explore hopeful, hands-on approaches to grappling with an uncertain future.
Article - Gianna Gayle Amul, Tikki Pang
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Singapore’s health diplomacy initiatives have sought to reaffirm its relevance to the regional and international community.
Article - Ang Hak Seng, Sueann Soon
Drawing lessons from its past experiences with disruptive and transformative change, the public sector has helped steady and bring together Singaporeans in a turbulent post-COVID world.
Article - Tharman Shanmugaratnam
The following remarks—drawing lessons on governance from the ongoing COVID-19 crisis—were abridged from a speech given by the Senior Minister at the Administrative Service Appointment and Promotion Ceremony on 29 March 2021.