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OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU BY SALLY ROONEY

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  • Kishore Mahbubani

    Can Singapore Survive?

    $29.00

    This book poses the question that Singaporeans must wrestle with: can we survive as an independent city-state? Kishore Mahbubani believes that Singaporeans must always ask the question because constant reflection and self-examination should be a part of the core DNA of all Singaporeans. His goal in this book is to create and enhance this culture of reflection among all Singaporeans. He gives three answers in this book: Yes, No & Maybe. With these three answers, he attempts to sketch three...

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  • S. Jayakumar

    Governing: A Singapore Perspective

    $32.00

    Professor S. Jayakumar, a former minister, diplomat and law dean, shares his candid views on many facets of Singapore’s governance, including fascinating first-hand and behind-the-scenes accounts. On Lee Kuan Yew: first-hand recollections of events revealing the founding prime minister’s working style as well as his human side. On world leaders: his impressions of monarchs, prime ministers and ministers, with many of whom he developed close relations. On the relationships between the Governme...

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  • Lee Kuan Yew

    Hard Truths To Keep Singapore Going

    $38.00

    Presented in Q&A format, and enriched with strong contextual narrative, each chapter features Lee in full flow – sometimes combative, occasionally querulous, but always engaging. His views are articulated forcefully, with forays into history to buttress his point. To him, Singapore is a miracle that could disappear if not for exceptional leadership and safeguards. Here is Lee at 87, an unrepentant believer in strong government, in genes, and in the view that economics trumps freedoms. Thi...

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  • Ravi Velloor

    India Rising

    $32.00

    India Rising tries to chronicle India, alongside its convulsions. It is a collection of anecdotes and observations of the significant events that marked the decade of Congress Party rule under Manmohan Singh, culminating in the rise of Modi. It is built around the access the writer enjoyed with some of the key decision-makers of the time. It is targeted at the person who has a general idea of India and perhaps is curious to know more. The reader is invited to begin anywhere because the chapte...

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  • Peh Shing Huei

    Neither Civil Nor Servant

    $38.00

    Philip Yeo is unlike any civil servant. He prefers action over talk, cartoons over words and speed over due process. The maverick was blunt, direct and not afraid to challenge the status quo, earning him a reputation not only as one of Singapore’s most accomplished government officials, but also among its most colourful bureaucrats. Neither Civil Nor Servant captures the half a century career of the former Economic Development Board chairman, telling the stories of brilliant achievements almo...

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  • Bilahari Kausikan

    Singapore Is Not An Island

    $28.80

    As a small country in Southeast Asia seeking to survive and prosper, Singapore cannot be ordinary. It must be extraordinary. Herein lies the central challenge for Singapore in every area, including foreign policy. This book is a compilation of essays and public speeches by Bilahari Kausikan over the last 25 years. A frank and passionate assessment of the geopolitical realities to date, and the uncertainties that have emerged. It is for anyone interested to know about protecting Singapore’s in...

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  • Chua Mui Hoong

    Singapore, Disrupted

    $29.00

    In this volume of fresh essays and published articles, Chua Mui Hoong, political columnist and Opinion editor of The Straits Times takes on issues such as joblessness and safety nets, meritocracy and elitism, marketplace upheavals and leadership transitions, and persuades us that in this new age of disruption, what Singapore needs is a new order.Paperback: 328 pagesProduct Dimensions: 152 x 227 mmISBN: 9789814747929Published by Straits Times Press

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  • The Straits Times

    The Merdeka Book

    $89.00

    A publication by the Straits Times Press charting Malaysia's Road to Nationhood. It discusses the history and formation of Malaysia, as well as its social and economic aspects. Paperback: 72 PagesProduct Dimensions: 152 x 242 mmCondition: 4/10Published by Straits Times Press

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