CategoryOp-eds

ASEAN Celebrating Half-a-Century What Next?

In the conclusion of The ASEAN Miracle: A Catalyst for Peace (NUS Press, 2017), authors Kishore Mahbubani & Jeffery Sng state: "If such an imperfect corner of the world can deliver both peace and prosperity to its 625 million citizens, the rest of the world can surely replicate ASEAN's imperfect record."

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Exploring the urban future

What is a ‘smart city’ and how will it impact the lives of its residents? A white paper titled Exploring the Urban Future considers the kind of life one might lead in the city of the future, the transformational potential it offers and the challenges to get there.

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Imagining Endless Possible Futures

The central thesis in Professor Clayton Christensen’s seminal book, The Innovator’s Dilemma, is that successful organisations are doomed to fail in the long run, because there is tremendous inertia to …

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Fed tightens, China responds

When China experienced an export boom and a large influx of foreign direct investment a decade ago, the People’s Bank of China intervened in the foreign exchange market to ease …

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The good and bad of dynamic pricing

Last week, ride-hailing platform Grab announced that it would partner five taxi companies (SMRT, Premier, Trans-Cab, HDT Singapore Taxi and Prime) to introduce dynamic pricing for taxi rides booked through …

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