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Post-pandemic future 'will be globalisation with localisation'

Countries will aim to reduce their vulnerability to pandemics and other external shocks, says S'pore's former foreign minister

"Helping poor countries is also in the self-interest of developed countries. Failed states mean more refugees. Also, failed states will be festering grounds for Covid-19 and other pathogens." - George Yeo


A GROUP of 165 current and former global leaders, including Singapore's former foreign minister George Yeo, recently signed off on an open letter to the Group of 20 (G20) leaders.

Among other things, they are calling for the setting up of a task force and an immediate global...

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