From The Straits Times archives: Smart Nation

The Straits Times-Ministry of Education National Current Affairs Quiz is running from March 27 to Jul 31. Its presenting sponsor is the Singapore Press Holdings Foundation.

As part of the outreach programme, 12 primers on various current affairs issues are published in the Opinion section of The Straits Times every Monday. The paper's journalists discuss issues of national concern, offering unique Singaporean perspectives on these topics.

The tenth, published on July 17, focused on Singapore's ambition to be a Smart Nation. Here are more stories from The Straits Times archives about the topic.

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The Straits Times, July 4, 2014

The Straits Times, Nov 29, 2014

The Straits Times, Jan 22, 2015

The Straits Times, Aug 10, 2015

The Straits Times, March 27, 2016

The Straits Times, May 21, 2016

The Straits Times, June 6, 2016

The Straits Times, June 25, 2016

The Straits Times, July 9, 2016

The Straits Times, Aug 6, 2016

The Straits Times, March 9, 2017

The Straits Times, April 21, 2017