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Polly Mann: Drones, NATO, The Economy

We’re more than halfway through 2015 and how is it progressing? Here is just a sample of some stories, both good and not so good. 864 more words

Military Madness

The Japan Singapore Symposium - My experience

I was pleasantly surprised when the Institute of Policy Studies of  National University of Singapore invited me to the ‘Japan-Singapore Symposium’. It is an annual event where eminent people discuss the social, economic and geo-political situation prevailing in SE Asia in general and Japan-Singapore relations in particular. 473 more words

Writers

Mainstreaming and empowering FATA people stressed

ISLAMABAD: The speakers of seminar held here at Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) on Tuesday termed mainstreaming of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and giving its inhabitants stake in their governance as the only rational way forward, post military operations. 487 more words

FATA Reforms News

When will the last S'porean move on?

A simulation by the South Korean parliamentary research service, shows the population there will decline from 50m today to 5m in 2172, 100,000 in 2379 – and total extinction before 2750. 143 more words

Humour

Beer, real wages & next GE

The news that beer costs $1.30 more at Kopitiam after the increase in excise duty reminds me of something I heard at CNY.

A senior marketing officer at APB told me that while Tiger still dominates the beer market here, sales of Anchor (APB’s value brand) have been up 60% (I think) since the noughties. 169 more words

Economy

My first week at my first DC job

My very first week at IPS (Institute for Policy Studies) was thrilling, I’m glad I work somewhere where my coworkers and bosses have a passion for making the world a better place, and where I can learn how to contribute as well. 272 more words

DC

Observers say new housing grant ‘should come with income cap’

20 August 2013, The STraits Times by Melissa Tan

Civil servant Titus Seah, 26, and his girlfriend are rethinking their flat application after the National Day Rally. 638 more words

Property News