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Talent and knowledge are 'key to success for countries today'

Prof Koh said this at event organised by local think tanks and international organisations

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Prof Koh says that Singapore has so many think tanks "because we realise that knowledge is power; we also realise that knowledge has economic value".

Singapore

COUNTRIES that succeed and prosper in today's new world are those that give high priority to talent and knowledge, said Tommy Koh, Ambassador-at-Large from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

"Why do we (Singapore) have so many think tanks? Because we realise that knowledge