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Transforming the Rice Value Chain : A Whole-of-Society Approach?
The International Rice Congress (IRC) 2018 held in Singapore, 15-17 October 2018, provided new insights and refreshing ideas on how the rice value chain has been transforming. It also underscored the need for a Whole-of-Society ...
Indo-Pacific Economic Vision : Role of US-ASEAN Digital Diplomacy
US-ASEAN digital diplomacy reflects continuity under the Indo-Pacific Economic Vision and presents opportunities for growth. Complementary measures and sustained high-level engagements with the US and beyond must be ...
Taming Big Brother : G20 Push to Reform SOEs
Attempts to reform global trade rules on state-owned enterprises (SOEs) should balance improving markets and development needs, but geopolitical rifts in the global trading system could obstruct progress.
Singapore’s Next Frontier : In Search of Defence Innovation
Singapore’s scientific and defence industrial base is adopting new strategies to exploit the potential of next-frontier military technologies.
ICERD and Old Politics : New Twists in Post-Election Malaysia?
The Malaysian government’s move not to ratify the International Convention for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) despite an earlier decision to do so has dominated headlines. The events surrounding the ICERD ...
Overdose of Quantitative Easing : Economic Weather Changing?
The decade-long quantitative easing (QE) measures have resulted in the current reverse flow of capital from emerging markets to developed markets. This has led to an “economic drought” in the emerging markets. Would all ...
Three A’s of Military Logistics : Modernising the Armed Forces’ Tail
Autonomous systems, artificial intelligence and additive manufacturing have come to be discussed as the drivers of a futuristic brand of warfare replete with ‘killer robots’ and weapons on-demand. These technologies will ...
Realising Smart Cities in ASEAN
ASEAN’s rapid urbanisation has implications for important issues such as strained infrastructure, rising inequalities, and public safety and security. However, if ASEAN makes full use of technology by bringing its smart ...
BIMSTEC : Why It Matters
The recently concluded BIMSTEC Summit in Nepal presents signs of optimism and the comeback of the Bay of Bengal as a new strategic space. What is its significance?
Trump-Kim Summit : The Razzmatazz of Public Diplomacy
The Trump-Kim Summit of 12 June 2018 in Singapore is not to be remembered solely for its diplomatic significance. Thanks to today’s image-making culture and the cult of social media, the summit was equally about making ...