Opinion - Tharman Shanmugaratnam
One that uplifts everyone through opportunities in life, uplifts the low-paid, and uplifts the spirit.
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.
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.
Article - Soh Tze Min
Is continuous meritocracy the key to balancing economic integration and social cohesion in a period of slowing growth?
Opinion - Tiana Desker
While the spirit of meritocracy is still important for Singapore, there may be a need to review our ideas about how it can be put into practice.
Opinion - Stephanie Siow, Theophilus Kwek
Two young Singaporeans reflect on whether narratives of self-reliance may obscure deeper structural gaps.
Article - Alfred M. Wu
Deploying judicious pandemic support measures, Singapore and Hong Kong have sought to stabilise their economies and societies, while laying a foundation for post-pandemic growth.
Opinion - Terence Poon
How should public policymaking and service delivery adapt to an era of greater uncertainty and complexity?
Article - Laura Lim, Eng Soon Khai, Heidi Chan
Singapore’s pragmatic approach to social security has led to the development of a unique system that does not readily adhere to international benchmarks.
Article - Cindy Tan
As public engagement grows online, the Public Service will need a strong social media policy that integrates both online and offline strategies as well as mindset and role shifts in service delivery to truly reap the benefits of social media.