[Preview] S’pore Platform for East-West Dialogue with Sharon Siddique


On 15 November 2017, Dr Sharon Siddique spoke at our monthly Singapore Platform for East-West Dialogue. She explained how colonialism still colours Singapore’s views, and why it is important for Singapore to get to know her neighbours better.

The following is a selection of tweets highlighting some of the main points she made.


On post-colonialism


Our neighbours’ idea of what constitutes Malay-ness 


Singapore and her neighbours


Looking to the future

[Preview] Singapore Platform for East-West Dialogue with Bilahari Kausikan

On 11 October, Bilahari Kausikan, Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, spoke at our monthly Singapore Platform for East-West Dialogue. He focused on why a small country should not behave like a small country.

The following  is a selection of tweets highlighting the main points he made.


The reality of Singapore’s standing on the world stage


An exceptional quality of Singapore


Singapore’s relationship with China


On the nature of friendship between countries


On the South China Sea issue


When asked about ASEAN’s general reticence on the Rohingya issue


Final Thought