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This Month @ IPS
In his fourth lecture as IPS’ sixth S R Nathan Fellow for the Study of Singapore, Professor Tan Tai Yong examined the processes and paradoxes that went into the making of contemporary Singapore, asking how a stable national identity could be built around the constant tensions of being simultaneously global and local. Photo: Ms Lydia Lim, Head of Training and Talent Development at The Straits Times and Prof. Tan, during the question-and-answer session.
Videos from the event can be accessed here.
Artists and arts groups receiving government funding are familiar with the key performance indicators used by the National Arts Council. Yet, are they good measures of the impact of the direct and indirect state investment in the arts? Find out what different stakeholders in the arts sector think, in this roundtable of the IPS-SAM Spotlight on Cultural Policy Series
Rather than be monolithic, state-driven and textbook-based, Singapore’s history should be seen as a collection of stories about people who call Singapore home — stories we can all relate to.
Commentary — “Three principles to ensure intergenerational fairness in Budgets”(The Straits Times)
By Christopher Gee and Drew Shih
IPS researchers Mr Christopher Gee and Mr Drew Shih assess the fairness of Budget 2019 for all generations of Singaporeans. The idea is that spending by today's generations should not deplete the resources available for future generations, and each generation should pass on to the next what it had received from the previous.
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The Year in Review 2018
This document provides a review of key policy and political developments in Singapore in 2018.
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