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The Straits Times Opinion: Why have two world Chinese entrepreneur conferences? – ISEAS Visiting Senior Fellow Leo Suryadinata

 

Dr Leo Suryadinata, ISEAS Visiting Senior Fellow, wrote an opinion article on China’s policy towards overseas Chinese for the Straits Times.

Read the full article here.

South China Morning Post: “All opposition parties profess not to be xenophobic but some see immigration as the source of all their woes” – ISEAS Senior Fellow Terence Chong

 

ISEAS Senior Fellow Terence Chong’s views on GE2015 were featured in South China Morning Post’s article, “As Singapore prepares for election, immigration remains key issue” on 9 September 2015. Read the full article here.

Dr Terence Chong’s comments were also featured in the following GE2015-related articles:

The Straits Times: “The PAP’s narrative is, let’s not destroy what we have built in the last 50 years” – ISEAS Fellow Norshahril Saat

 

ISEAS Fellow Norshahril Saat’s comments on the Singapore General Elections (GE2015) were featured in The Straits Times’ article, “No walkovers, 2.46m to vote on Sept 11” on 2 September 2015. Read the full article here.

Dr Norshahril Saat’s comments were also featured in the following GE2015-related articles:

AsiaOne: “Bread and butter issues like the cost of living will persist” – ISEAS Fellow Mustafa Izzuddin

 

ISEAS Fellow Mustafa Izzuddin’s comments on the Singapore General Elections 2015 (GE2015) was featured in AsiaOne’s article, “Chance for Tin to ‘silence her critics’” on 8 September 2015. Read the full article here.

Dr Mustafa Izzuddin’s comments were also featured in the following GE2015-related articles:

East Asia Forum: Upcoming election a tipping point for Singapore’s ruling PAP – ISEAS Senior Fellow Terence Chong

 

Dr Terence Chong, ISEAS Senior Fellow shared his views on the Singapore General Elections 2015 with the East Asia Forum.

Read the full article here.

ISEAS Fellow Siwage Dharma Negara featured on Channel NewsAsia’s “Between the Lines”

 

Dr Siwage Dharma Negara, ISEAS Fellow shared his opinions on Indonesia’s recent protectionist policy and its impact on the implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community on Channel NewsAsia’s discussion programme, “Between The Lines” on 2 September 2015.

The discussion programme examined Indonesia’s tendency towards economic nationalism as Indonesia’s populist campaign of self-sufficiency and increased domestic content continues to run counter to the free-trade objectives of ASEAN.

Read Dr Siwage’s related article “Will Jokowi restrict imports even further?” published by the Straits Times on 6 August 2015.

The Business Times: Fourth desalination plant to shore up Singapore’s water supply – ISEAS Senior Fellow Lee Poh Onn

 

Dr Lee Poh Onn, ISEAS Senior Fellow shared his views with the Business Times on PUB’s recent announcement to increase Singapore’s desalination capacity by 60 per cent in the next few years, with a fourth desalination plant to be built in Marina East.

Read the full article here.

The International Advisory Panel (IAP) Meeting

 

The International Advisory Panel (IAP) of ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute met to review ISEAS research scope and focus in the context of a changing global economic and strategic landscape.

 

TODAY, Straits Times and CNA report on the survey on undergraduates’ awareness of and attitudes towards ASEAN

 

The ASEAN Studies Centre at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute organised a seminar on 24 August 2015 to share the findings from an update of a survey on undergraduates’ awareness of and attitudes towards ASEAN. TODAY and Straits Times cited some of the results of the survey and their implications on building a common regional identity.

‘Strong ASEAN identity’ should complement economic integration“, TODAY Online, 25 Aug 2015

Asean award for contributions to regional community building“, Straits Times, 25 Aug 2015

Every ASEAN member state will benefit from AEC: Shanmugam“, Channel NewsAsia, 25 Aug 2015

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