Opinion - Tharman Shanmugaratnam
One that uplifts everyone through opportunities in life, uplifts the low-paid, and uplifts the spirit.
Article - Yee Lai Fong, Melissa Khoo
Through collective learning-by-doing and investment in strong relationships, Our Singapore Conversation has pioneered new possibilities for public engagement and governance.
Editorial - Alvin Pang
The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the world with bewildering speed and scale. In this issue of ETHOS Digital Edition, we document and reflect on various responses to the crisis, presenting views from Maryanna Abdo, Jane Lewis, Robyn Mildon, James Low, Theophilus Kwek and Jocelyne Bourgon.
Article - Yeoh Chee Yan
Public engagement in Singapore should become more purposeful, meaningful and integrated across traditional institutional and sectoral boundaries.
Opinion - Aaron Maniam
Public service training and development should evolve in tandem with the dynamic, relational modes of governance that are emerging.
Article - Ng Chee Khern
Singapore’s ambitious Smart Nation initiative is about harnessing technology to stay ahead as a global city and to improve lives and livelihoods for all.
Article - Lena Leong
Clear goals, thoughtful processes and mutual trust are key to constructive engagement with the public.
Opinion - Vernie Oliveiro
For centres of government to play a meaningful role in coordinating state responses to complex issues, they should be clear and purposeful about their impact on the public sector at large
Article - Jairus Yip
Government efforts to engage citizens in collaborative public initiatives are still in their early stages, but there have been some successes.