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Opinion: Singapore's Non-Profit Sector: What Should its Role Be?

Opinion  -  Laurence Lien

Civil society needs to step up and do much more to help meet the increasingly complex needs of the Singaporean community.

Rethinking Responsibility

Opinion  -  Stephanie Siow, Theophilus Kwek

Two young Singaporeans reflect on whether narratives of self-reliance may obscure deeper structural gaps.

Sector-Based Training that Works: A Conversation with James A. Riccio

Conversation  -  James A. Riccio

MDRC’s James Ricco discusses how sector-based training can be made more relevant to both workers and employers.

Human Development and Urbanisation

Article  -  Richard Leete

A critical difference between past and present urban transitions is the impact of globalisation on city growth patterns.

Ageing and Public Policy — A Global Perspective

Article  -  Andrew Kwok

Is there an impending ageing crisis? Two views predominate in the global discourse.

Successful Governance: A Conversation

Interview  -  Gus O'Donnell

The former Head of the Home Civil Service in the UK discusses national wellbeing, meritocracy, the future of service delivery, and the value of public service.

Trends and Shifts in Employment: Singapore’s Workforce

Article  -  Augustin Lee

Worldwide shifts in employment patterns may challenge the assumptions underlying current manpower policies.

Making Technology Work for Workers

Opinion  -  Genevieve Ding

Technology, thoughtfully applied to complement and support the workforce, could deepen collective good rather than anxiety.

New Strategic Capabilities and Partnership Paradigms for Singapore’s Social Sector

Article  -  Cheryl Wu

Singapore's social compact can no longer rest on Government alone; cross-sector partnerships may better address increasingly complex social needs.

Editorial Issue 19

Editorial  -  Alvin Pang

Singapore’s urban solutions are the outcome of efforts to address and overcome prevailing, complex constraints through unique approaches.