Nuclear energy development in Southeast Asia: Implications for Singapore

Civil nuclear energy policy in Southeast Asia has seen sharp swings recently. Prior to the Fukushima tsunami and nuclear crisis in March 2011, several ASEAN member states had been actively pursuing nuclear energy. Fukushima compelled some to re-evaluate their plans. Thailand delayed the construction of its first nuclear power plant. In the Philippines, it became […]

Beyond Food For Fuel: The Little Red Dot in GCC-ASEAN Relations

Another book chapter in the bag. Weeee!!!! *Alhamdulillah* šŸ™‚ This chapter is part of an edited volume that has been the result of conference papers presented at Asia-Gulf relations workshop at the 2012 Gulf Research Meeting (GRM), held at the University of Cambridge in July 2012. The 2012 GRM was perhaps the biggest compared to […]

Islamic Development Bank’s Young Professionals Program

Good news and opportunities should always be shared. Like this one. ————————————- Call for Applications for the Islamic Development Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program (YPP) The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group which based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is pleased to announce the recruitment for it’sĀ  Young Professionals Program. The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is the […]

Reviewing our environment in 2012

Think saving the planet is that easy? Think again. If trying to understand the complex interactions between sciences, economics, culture, politics, security and global/regional frameworks is just not working for you and you’re close to giving up, then check this out. For the fourth year running, the RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies has […]

“Don’t judge a book by it’s cover”

This art piece is brilliant and reflective of the reality of who we really owe the beauty of our clean and green concrete landscape to. I have often said to overseas friends, who are very impressed with Singapore’s cleanliness, that there is a reason for that. We have people to pick up after us. Oftentimes […]

Cool green ads #3

Spotted this on the back of a car. Just had to share it. šŸ™‚

Endgame for Climate Change Negotiations?

WHAT SAY YOU? This comic was sketched by the very talented PK šŸ™‚