Living Well: Finders should not be keepers

Seeking to return what is not yours is integral to a high-trust city such as Singapore

A 2001 social experiment conducted by the Readers' Digest found Singapore topping 14 Asian cities in the "lost wallet" test.

Professor Tommy Koh attributes that to Singapore as a laudable example of a high-trust city.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 29, 2019, with the headline 'Finders should not be keepers '. Subscribe