SINGAPORE’S Political Transition

The party that has governed Singapore since 1959, the People’s Action Party (PAP), has had to face bruising political contests in the General Election of May 2011, where it suffered a 6.5 percent decline in its vote share vis-à-vis its political opposition.  

The Policy-Maker’s Dilemma

In Singapore, as across much of the developed world, governments are facing pressure to change economic and social models in order to address a range of emerging challenges such as inequality, slowing growth, fiscal imbalances, and environmental pressures.  

Securing a Future for Dignity

Human dignity needs to be embraced amid increasing humanitarian and social challenges. Yap Kwong Weng, a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, tells us why.