Thought Leaders

Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Diversities – New and Old

Speakers: Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies and Ambassador Tommy Koh, Special Adviser, Institute of Policy Studies25 Oct 2018

At The Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) 30th Anniversary pre-dinner dialogue, Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies and Ambassador Tommy Koh, Special Adviser, Institute of Policy Studies discuss their views on how Singapore as a city-state to prosper, there is an imperative to forge a new social compact that is not zero-sum based and to reach a consensus in managing the plurality of differences.

Has the game changed?

Speaker: Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, Singapore07 Jan 2017

Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam delivered the keynote address at the APSIA-Foreign Affairs-LKY School conference held at NUS where he outlined four major trends that have contributed to a shift in politics in most advanced nations.

Conversation with Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Speaker: Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, Singapore03 Jul 2015

Deputy Prime Minister Tharman had a wide-ranging conversation with CNN host Dr Fareed Zakaria at the NUS Institute of Policy Studies' Singapore at 50: What Lies Ahead conference opening dinner. The conference was organised in conjunction with the SG50 celebrations and NUS' 110th anniversary since its founding.