Tag: foreign affairs

Regional powers to pressure Myanmar junta over deadly crackdown

Myanmar's junta will face regional pressure Tuesday to end a deadly crackdown on anti-coup protesters, after some Southeast Asian powers broke diplomatic traditions and...

Vivian Balakrishnan: Singaporeans have no need to be negative about the future, in spite...

While in the midst of global tensions today, there is no need for Singapore to be negative about the future, said Vivian Balakrishnan, the...

Can Mahbubani think?

Pope Francis, Amartya Sen, Lawrence Summers, Christine Lagarde, Janet Yellen and … Kishore Mahbubani. These are among this year’s Top 50 thinkers in the world,...

Elections in India. Really?

By Lee Jingwei and Trinity Chua Most Singaporeans don’t know what is happening in India. And could care less. The Independent Singapore polled 100 Singaporeans to...
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