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.
Roundtable - Anastasia Goh, Wong Hefen, Daphne Yuan
Three public officers reflect on the personal impact of the COVID-19 crisis to date.
Editorial - Alvin Pang
In our ongoing Special Edition of ETHOS, we bring you fresh views and perspectives on the COVID pandemic's far-reaching impact on Singapore's economy, society and prospects for the future. This update features contributions from: Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, EDB Chairman Dr Beh Swan Gin, Eleena Tan, Azfer A. Khan, Ang Kheng Kiat, Chua Jun Yan, Kevin Tan and Esther Cheah.
Opinion - Eleena Tan
Despite decades of growth, the global pandemic has shown that Singapore remains a small, vulnerable state in a volatile global environment. How do we stay afloat and thrive in an uncertain future?
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.
Opinion - Khong Yuen Foong
Geopolitical rivalries will continue to shape a post-COVID world, confronting smaller states with strategic choices that may be challenging to balance.
Article - Do Hoang Van Khanh, Mervin Loi
While nudges cannot and should not replace mandatory health measures and lockdowns in the COVID-19 crisis, they can be used to complement regulations, especially in helping communities cope with the long-drawn measures and negative consequences of the pandemic.
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.
Review - Eddie Choo
Two recent books explore hopeful, hands-on approaches to grappling with an uncertain future.
Conversation - Beh Swan Gin
In a conversation with ETHOS, the Chairman of Singapore’s Economic Development Board shares his view on how Singapore could expand and diversify our economy by growing with the region.