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Humanitarian Action – Power of the Crowd : Collective Voices in HADR
Information provided by affected citizens and community volunteers informs decision-makers of the realities on the ground. This crowdsourced data now plays an important part in disaster responses. However, these efforts ...
The Maute Group: New Vanguard of IS in Southeast Asia?
Skirmishes in the southern Philippine city of Marawi highlight the emergence of the Maute Group (MG) as a potential new magnet for other IS-inspired militants in Mindanao. Manila must act swiftly to contain and defeat ...
New Nationalism in Trade: Regional Responses
As economic nationalism rises in some industrialised countries, the public and private sectors need to unite to defend the system that has underpinned growth.
Religious Offence, Public Order, and the Law
A recent public order court case in the UK raises important conceptual questions about the limits of freedom of speech and religion, especially when expressing religious views others may find offensive.
The Digital Age of HADR: Harnessing Technology for Relief Operations
The advancement in technology has far reaching consequences for many sectors including Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief [HADR]. Satellite and mobile technology has brought about revolutionary changes in the ...
Digital Peatland Governance: Surveillance Technology for Haze-Free Region
Indonesia is aiming to restore 2.5 million hectares of degraded peatland, out of which 1.4 million hectares are located in plantation and forest companies' concessions. Digital surveillance technology emerges as a solution ...
What Is (Wrong With) Radicalisation? A Response to Manchester Bombing
The recent Manchester bombing is likely to lead to renewed media and policy focus on radicalisation and a search for a reason for it. However, this may lead to a search for a non-existent magic key rather than dealing with ...
Do We Need A Broader Smart Nation Narrative?
The Smart Nation initiative heralds an era of unprecedented automation and connectivity. There are also risks. To keep the Smart Nation initiative on an even keel, Singaporeans need to develop a deeper appreciation of the ...
Science, Technology and Human Security - Getting Singapore Smart City-ready: MRT Disruptions as a Spur?
The frequent breakdowns of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system have been a source of frustration for both commuters and operators. This notwithstanding, the MRT is part of a key infrastructure for Singapore to be smart-city ...
The Inevitable Jihad in Myanmar
Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has driven over 125,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing towards neighbouring Bangladesh following the destruction of an entire Muslim village allegedly by Myanmar security forces. The crisis ...