The Asian 21st Century

The Asian 21st Century

We live in hugely paradoxical times. We will see greater change in the twenty-first century than we have in any previous human century. Huge leaps in science and technology, accompanied by huge economic and social advances in many societies around the world,...
Can Singapore Survive?

Can Singapore Survive?

(Updated 4 Jan 2022) This book poses the question that Singaporeans must wrestle with: can we survive as an independent city-state? Kishore Mahbubani believes that Singaporeans must always ask the question because constant reflection and self-examination should be a...
Climate justice: The real story

Climate justice: The real story

By Kishore Mahbubani and Bertrand Seah Ahead of COP26 next month, much blame – and pressure – has fallen on Asian giants China and India for adding to global greenhouse gas emissions. But the hard truth is Western countries such as the United States and Canada are not...
The Genius of Jokowi

The Genius of Jokowi

At a time when even some rich democracies are electing con men as their political leaders, the success of Indonesian President Joko Widodo deserves wider acclaim and appreciation. “Jokowi” is providing a model of good governance from which the rest of the...