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Singapore ranks among places in Asia where it's easiest to do good

Regulatory and institutional setup make it easier to give, and tax breaks for charitable donations are high: report

Left: Ruth A. Shapiro, CEO of the Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) and co-author of the ‘Doing Good Index 2018’. Right: Mehvesh Mumtaz Ahmed,CAPS’ research director and co-author of the report. Dr Shapiro says there is space for Asia to leapfrog ahead and be on par with donors in the West.


SINGAPORE is one of the easiest places in Asia to be philanthropic, says a report by the Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS), a Hong Kong-based philanthropy think-tank.

Along with Japan and Taiwan, the island-state outperformed 12 other Asian economies in...

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