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Food Prices: A Double-edged Sword
The recent phenomenon of food prices declining over the past five years is like a double-edged sword to food consumers globally.
Home or Away? South Korea’s New Naval Base
South Korea is building a new base on Jeju Island in the Korea Strait, better known for its beach resorts and scenic landscape. This shows its need to strike a balance between its regional and global aspirations.
The post-Brexit world: how should East Asian finance cope?
The post-Brexit world is now bracing for the immediate effects on financial markets, including in East Asia. More enhanced macroeconomic policy coordination is needed. Yet, a strong political will is required for successful ...
Remembering SR Nathan – Man of Guts, Instinct & Tenacity
Mr S.R. Nathan is a legend from Singapore’s pioneering generation who will always be treasured. He was tough as a boss, yet caring and nurturing at the same time. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which he helped build ...
SG Secure: Fathers As Potential Advocates
SG Secure calls for all Singaporeans to come together as a strong and prepared community, and play a part in the nation’s enhanced counter-terrorism strategy. How can we bring the SG Secure narrative closer home to the ...
Strategic Opportunities, Big Rewards: Singapore’s Defence Diplomacy through APPSMO
Singapore plays a significant role in defence diplomacy through the Asia-Pacific Programme for Senior Military Officers (APPSMO) organised by the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS). Through the programme, ...
After Sarawak: what’s next for Barisan Nasional?
Barisan Nasional’s strong showing at the 11th Sarawak state elections is not reflective of the electoral challenges that lie ahead of GE14; in fact, the Sarawak experience magnifies the weaknesses of the ruling coalition ...
China-Singapore Ties: The Four Rs Behind the Unhappiness
Global Times, published by Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily, recently ran an article accusing Singapore of raising the South China Sea disputes at the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit held in Venezuela ...
G20 in China: Effective or Irrelevant?
The 2016 G20 Summit that took place in Hangzhou, China on 4-5 September, produced some significant achievements particularly on combating climate change. Despite some disappointments, they also advanced bilateral diplomacy ...
Security in One Belt One Road: Singapore’s Role in Training Expertise
The One Belt One Road (OBOR), also known as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) launched by President Xi Jinping in 2013 to promote economic development and exchanges between China and over 60 countries is gaining momentum. ...