Building a confident and cohesive Singapore in a post COVID-19 world

Building a confident and cohesive Singapore in a post COVID-19 world

We come alive, survive and thrive on connectivity, without which we become pedestrian and unexceptional, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said in a speech made at the Civil Service College’s Social-Economic Nexus Speaking Engagement Series. This is why Singapore has spent decades building our trade networks through our FTA strategy, as well as air and […]

Ease of connectivity, not geography per se that determines economic relations, says Chan Chun Sing

“Historically, geographical distances have shaped economic cooperation,” Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said. “By virtue of Southeast Asia’s geographical position, goods, capital, people and culture have flowed between Southeast Asia and China for thousands of years. Physical proximity was a natural enabler of the development of interdependencies.” But is Geography still Destiny? Speaking at the […]