In the Spotlight
Transforming labour for the future economy
(The Business Times)
By Dr Faizal Bin Yahya and Mr Mooris Tjioe
One of Singapore’s strengths has always been the quality of its manpower, but it also is among one of the fastest ageing societies in the world. Could one of the answers to revitalising our labour force lie in the gig economy?
Do our cultural leaders “get” the arts?
Who should lead the major cultural institutions of a country, and what values and leadership capabilities would they need to have? Read on for the report on the IPS-SAM Roundtable on The Future of Cultural Leadership in Singapore.
IPS-Nathan Lectures by Dr Cheong Koon Hean
Lecture I: What makes a city successful? Lessons from inspiring cities
Date: 26 March 2018, Time: 6.45pm–8.15pm
Venue: Guild Hall, NUSS Kent Ridge Guild House
The 5th IPS-Nathan lecture series is themed, Seeking A Better Urban Future. Dr Cheong will examine how cities deal with their urban challenges to create a better urban life for their citizens, and the considerations needed to plan and develop Singapore in the face of rapid change. The opening lecture sets the stage by taking a global view to draw insights from some inspiring cities and to uncover their secrets of success.
Click here to register for the first lecture.
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