ThinkCentre.org is the internet portal of Think Centre, an independent non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Singapore. First registered as a business (RCB) on 16 Jul 1999 and today as a society (under ROS) on 20 Oct 2001, the Centre aims to critically examine issues related to political development, democracy, rule of law, human rights and civil society. Think Centre's activities include research, publishing, organising events and networking.
Think Centre has been a member of Forum Asia since 2001.
- Facilitate communication within the civil society platform that will include individuals, non-governmental organisations and others with similar objectives
- Cultivate awareness, appreciation and understanding of civil, socio-economic and political perspectives, realities and alternatives
- Foster a sense of duty to participate in the nation's political process and civil society
President - Dr Adrian Heok
Adrian is an independent researcher and consultant. Currently manages projects, does research and teach in a local school.
Executive Secretary - Ted Tan
Ted holds a Masters in Human Rights and International Relations from the University of Roehampton, U.K. His areas of specialisation include civil society processes within ASEAN, and issues related to labour migration, death penalty and the Universal Periodic Review.
Treasurer (2015-) - Soe Min Than
Min Than works on labour migration issues within the TC team. He is also a freelance swim coach and is currently pursuing a degree in psychology.
Politics 21 - From Student Politics to Real Politics: Youth, Politics & Civil Society
Politics 21 - Active Citizenship & Politics in Singapore: Exploring Political Expression & Action
Politics 21 - Non-Partisanship: Politics without Punishment
Politics 21 - Human Rights: Every Singaporean Matters
Forum - Political Society in Singapore (Gomez vs JBJ Debate)
Forum - Human Rights vs Human Security
Speakers' Corner opening launch - Speakers' Fest
Think Centre's First Birthday Bash
Speakers' Corner - International Human Rights Day (IHRD) 2000
Organisational Retreat 2000
Forum - Citizenship Education: You Have the Right!
Speakers' Corner - First Anniversary
IHRD 2001 Commemoration Forum - Free Your Mind & The Rest Will Follow
Organisational Retreat 2001
Youth Conference (Johor Bahru, Malaysia)
Access to Information (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Regional Ethics in Leadership Conference (Hanoi, Vietnam)
MPH Speakers' Corner (Petaling Jaya, Malaysia)
Human Rights and Human Security in Southeast Asia (Bangkok, Thailand)
ASEAN and Campaigns to Ban Landmines (Bangkok, Thailand: 12-14 May 2002)
Self-censorship: Singapore's Shame
SHAME - Singapore's first internet political magazine
Young Vietnam: Doi Moi's Children
Internet Politics: Surveillance & Intimidation in Singapore