Singapore Economy to Face Strong Challenges in 2017

Singapore Economy to Face Strong Challenges in 2017

The Singaporean economy is slowing much faster than anticipated. The latest forecast by the Ministry of Trade and Industry Singapore (MTI) projects 2016 Singapore GDP growth at 1.0-1.5 per cent — the slowest since the 2009 fallout from the Global Financial Crisis (GFC). This time around the contributory factors are external and domestic, as well […]

Singapore’s Social Landscape in Transition

Singapore’s Social Landscape in Transition

Last year was a year of retrospection and affirmation for Singapore. Marking the country’s 50th year of independence, 2015 saw a year-long series of state-sponsored events and projects to celebrate the nation’s achievements. The effect was a carefully choreographed campaign — known as SG50 — that indulged in widespread nostalgia, popular heritage and the re-telling […]