Singapore Together: A new way forward?

Singapore Together: What three civil society representatives say

Wildlife expert and conservationist Subaraj Rajathurai holding up the shed skin of a black spitting cobra that he found during a walk at MacRitchie Reservoir earlier this month. He hopes that the environment will continue to be an important issue und
Wildlife expert and conservationist Subaraj Rajathurai holding up the shed skin of a black spitting cobra that he found during a walk at MacRitchie Reservoir earlier this month. He hopes that the environment will continue to be an important issue under the fourth-generation leadership.ST PHOTO: JONATHAN CHOO

As the Government embarks on its latest citizen engagement exercise - Singapore Together - Insight talks to three civil society representatives on what they feel are important, from transparency to openness to new ideas

Wildlife expert Subaraj Rajathurai, 56, is the director and founder of Strix Wildlife Consultancy. A member of the Nature Society (Singapore) since the 1980s, he worked on a proposal back then to save the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, which had been slated for redevelopment.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 14, 2019, with the headline 'Democracy of deeds: What they say'. Print Edition | Subscribe