03 Aug '12, 5am

Cabinet re-organisation hints at government confusion - Perspective - Perspective - Welcome to the Singapore Democrats

In a fast-paced world with rapidly changing policy scenarios, Cabinet re-organisations and reshuffles are par for the course. However, yesterday’s announcement from the Prime Minister’s Office hints at incoherence and confusion at the heart of government. The restructuring of the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) and the Ministry of Information, Communication and the Arts (MICA) into three new ministries to be named Social and Family Development (MSF); Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY); and Communications and Information (MCI) are intended, in the Press Statement released by the PMO yesterday, to strengthen families and enhance the social safety net; foster the arts and sports; build social capital through volunteerism and engage the youth; and improve public communications and engagement, in the age of social media and rapid technological progre...

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