Kishore Mahbubani “Singapore’s DNA” | Perspectives | Channel NewsAsia

What lies ahead for Singapore as the island nation work towards 2065? On top of population growth, productivity, economic challenges and national identity, what more must Singapore do to remain relevant to others, thereby ensuring stability and security for Singapore in a difficult world?

Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore: “The one biggest challenge that Singapore faces in the next 50 years is the challenge of developing a strong, cohesive and coherent sense of national identity. We are some way in that direction, we are moving in that right direction, but we are a long way from having a clear sense of national identity.”


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