Campaign: ‘Grateful’ Surprise

Co-founder of Hornbills Concepts and Communications, Luenne, recently completed a project with two other ladies (Khalijah and Eleanor), that involved surprising the former President of Singapore, Mr S.R. Nathan.  The project had two parts: a book and a video. The book was made up of a collection of anecdotes about him as a boss, as […]

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Reporting and Reputation: Don’t Be Too Quick To Judge

On January 3rd this year, the Straits Times ran a story on GIC’s (formerly known as the Government of Singapore’s Investment Corporation) efforts to “boost youth volunteerism via a $2m scheme offering students $3,000-$5,000 for 25 hours of community work”. The Online Citizen (TOC) was quick to pick up on netizens’ responses to the scheme […]

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China’s Vulnerability in the South China Sea

The Business Times published an opinion piece by Hornbills’ associate and China specialist, Mr Brendan Forde, on 5 November 2015. The piece provided a comprehensive summary of the existing arguments and analysis on China’s actions in relation to the South China Sea, which are mostly framed around what China is doing, rather than why. The […]

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Death by a Thousand polls: Australia and the problem of leadership change

The Business Times published an opinion piece by Hornbills’ associate, Mr Brendan Forde, on 6 October 2015. The piece discusses leadership change  in Australia, following the ascension of Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister after ousting the incumbent and fellow party member, Tony Abbott. Originally entitled “Death by a thousand polls”, the piece noted the role […]

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