On the Record

On the Record

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53:48minutes

Singapore

Writer Neil Humphreys explains why he isn't a Singapore citizen, despite calling it home and feeling like a foreigner in his country of birth. 
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52:18minutes

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Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin on his political future, the opposition's participation in parliament and the quality of Singapore's democracy.
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54:36minutes

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Actor/ comedian Gurmit Singh explains why he thinks he’s failed his parents, elaborates on semi-retirement, and says he wants more serious roles.
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25:02minutes

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Ex-Microsoft executive Saw Ken Wye discusses what’s holding Singapore back in its Smart Nation vision, and how Singapore companies can be world-class.
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25:27minutes

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Singaporean writer Gwee Li Sui talks about the culture of reading, censorship, arts funding and public discourse on controversial issues.
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25:08minutes

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Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, Chan Chun Sing, on criticism that too many of Singapore's leaders are from the civil service and military.
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41:56minutes

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Award-winning architect Liu Thai Ker, on why he stands by his statement that Singapore needs to plan for a population of 10 million. 
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19:59minutes

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Singapore's Home Affairs and Law Minister, K Shanmugam, discusses how politics has evolved in the almost three decades he has spent as a politician.
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25:24minutes

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Economist and former National Wages Council chairman Lim Chong Yah explains why he thinks Singapore should consider implementing a minimum wage.
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24:37minutes

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Veteran architect Tay Kheng Soon explains why he thinks splitting Singapore along the lines of the Swiss cantonal system will inspire competition.