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Singapore Perspectives 2010 "Home.Heart.Horizon"

Singapore Perspectives 2010: Home.Heart.Horizon. seeks to examine the myriad of challenges and solutions which Singapore faces today through the prisms of “Home”, “Heart” and “Horizon”. The term “Home” refers to the fundamentals that make Singapore “tick” in an era of greater mobility across the globe. What more needs to be done to maintain Singapore’s success? “Heart” refers to compassion and openness amongst Singaporeans. It embodies soul, conscience and considerateness. Are Singaporeans compassionate, rooted with a strong sense of belonging, commitment and desire to contribute to society’s well-being? Finally, the term “Horizon” evokes the possibilities of the future for the city-state. Singapore must continue to “scan the horizon” to remain outward-looking in order to maintain its relevance in today’s world by developing capabilities to spot both looming challenges and opportunities.

Singapore Perspectives 2010 will address the elements of “Home”, “Heart” and “Horizon” in three panels – One United People, One Gracious Society and One Global City within the context of Singapore’s unique position.

We are honoured to have Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong give the opening remarks at the conference.

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Downloads
Singapore Perspectives 2010: Press Release
Singapore Perspectives 2010: Opening Remarks
Singapore Perspectives 2010: Keynote Address by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
Presentation Slides by Dr Daniel PS Goh
Presentation Slides by Ms Leong Ching
Presentation Slides by Mr Aaron Maniam
Presentation Slides by Dr Terence Chong
Presentation Slides by Ms Braema Mathi
Presentation Slides by Mr Lee Kwok Cheong
Presentation Slides by Mr Nizam Idris
Presentation Slides by Professor Henry Yeung
Prime Minister Lee: “Useful for public sector to cooperate with IPS”
Reflections on the conference by a participant
Reflections on the conference by another participant

Media coverage 
• Global-is Asian. 2010. Singapore Perspectives 2010 Explores: Key National Issues, April/June
• The Straits Times. 2010. Birth rate may dip further: Experts, 27 January 
• The Straits Times. 2010. Fewer babies for first time in five years, 26 January 
• The Straits Times. 2010. General election not imminent: PM, 26 January 
• The Straits Times. 2010. Grow productivity, not just GDP: PM, 26 January 
• The Straits Times. 2010. Immigrants a buffer for falling birth rate, 26 January
• The Straits Times. 2010. Updating political system necessary, but will take time, 26 January
• My Paper. 2010. Task of renewal the toughest, says PM, 26 January 
• My Paper. 2010. S’pore’s birth-rate challenges: Ageing and shrinking population, 26 January 
• Today. 2010. More honest talk needed, 26 January 
• Today. 2010. Being gracious makes dollars and sense, 26 January 
• Today. 2010. It’s about qualitative growth, 26 January 
• Today. 2010. Is merger the answer? 26 January 
• The Business Times. 2010. Growth steroids for flagging productivity, 26 January 
• The Business Times. 2010. Renewing political system is toughest challenge: PM Lee, 26 January 
• 联合早报. 2010. 总理:我国经济转型势在必行, 1月26日
• 联合早报. 2010. 政策研究院院长:社会多元将是我国今后写照, 1月26日
• 联合早报. 2010. “政府不急于举行大选”, 1月26日
• 联合早报. 2010. 第四代领导团队尚未成形, 1月26日
• Berita Harian. 2010. PM Lee: Pastikan dasar ekon berdaya maju, 26 January 
• Berita Harian. 2010. Pembaharuan kepimpinan isu utama dalam pilihan raya, 26 January


Raffles Ballroom, Raffles City Convention Centre
Mon 25 January 2010
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM