Policy debate on housing, cars should be guided by vision of Singapore's future
Ideas on how the education system can be made more inclusive and less grade-centric came thick and fast at the second National Conversation session on education on Wednesday night.
Health care and housing were at the top of the minds of elderly Singaporeans at four national conversation sessions held in Ang Mo Kio on Sunday morning.
What accounts for this disinterest in a conversation about political and press freedom? I believe it comes down more to a question of trust.
In my view, the committee cannot hold off much longer and needs to bring some focus and direction to the ongoing discussion.
Political watchers give their view on whysome opposition parties are reluctant to take part in the official national conversation exercise.
Tessa Wong writes about her experience at the IPS scenario planning sessions and says the process serves well as a dress rehearsal for the national conversation.
Its view is that the sessions would be better served without the presence of WP leaders.
We ourselves consider this third scenario, WikiCity.sg, an extremely promising one for Singapore – but we find IPS Prism’s formulation of it limiting.
For a session entitled The Top Guns Forum, there was surprisingly little fire power. Six politicians from the ruling People’s Action Party and the main opposition parties kept their hands off their holsters, extending them instead in civil handshakes.