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The little red dot. Vol. II : reflections by Singapore's diplomats

Author: Tommy T B Koh; Li Lin Chang; Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.; Institute of Policy Studies (Singapore)
Publisher: Singapore : World Scientific, ©2009.
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"This is the sequel to the bestselling book, "The Little Red Dot", published in 2005. While the first volume consisted of a collection of essays by Singapore's first- and second-generation diplomats, this second volume contains essays written by the third generation of young ambassadors. The Second Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Raymond Lim, has contributed the Foreword. Written in an entertaining and accessible  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tommy T B Koh; Li Lin Chang; Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.; Institute of Policy Studies (Singapore)
ISBN: 9789814271868 9814271861
OCLC Number: 427501126
Notes: Includes index.
"This is the sequel to ... The little red dot, published in 2005"--Page 4 of cover.
Errata slip inserted.
"Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; Institute of Policy Studies."
Description: xvii, 214 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Raymond Lim --
The third generation diplomats (1. Life's lessons / Lawrence Anderson --
2. Observing others to knowm oneself / Anil Kumar Nayar ; 3. From Tanglin to Baghdad / Albert Chua ; 4. Earthquake, SARS, tsunami and cyclone: lessons from crisis mamnagement / Robert Chua ; 5. A pleasure and a privilege / Chua Thai Keong ; 6. Of BMWs, guerrillas and the highway of death: snippets of a diplomat's life / Simon Tensing de Crua ; 7. Learning with master chefs: cooking a treaty / Burhan Gafoor ; 8. From Indonesia to Brunei to Saudi Arabia / Hirubalan V. P. ; 9. Mission: Singaporeans abroad / Jeyaraj Benjamin William ; 10. Exercise our brain, open our heart / Joseph K. H. Koh ; 11. Philippines: perception and reality / Lim Kheng Hua ; 12. Mind your business / Lim Thuan Kuan ; 13. September 11: Ground Zero in Washington D.C. / Stanley Loh ; 14. Intellectual property and public health: negotiating at the World Trade Organization / Vanu Gopala Menon). (15. A small state's diplomacy: some reflections / Seetoh Hoy Cheng ; 16. Singapore's diplomatic assets / A. Selverajah ; 17. From Lan Xang to Lac Leman / Karen Tan ; 18. Lessons from multilateral diplomacy / Tan Yee Woan ; 19. Learning, teamwork and managemenmt for success / Tan Yorl Chor ; 20. A day in the life of a symphony / Michael Tay ; 21. Would I choose MFA again? / Wong Kwok Pun ; 22. Annex 1: Milestones of Singapore's external relations from June 2005 --
December 2008 ; 23. Annex 2: List of countries with which Singapore has diplomatic relations).
Other Titles: Red dot
Responsibility: editors, Tommy Koh, Chang Li Lin.

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Suitable for those who are interested in current affairs and in the art and science of diplomacy in Singapore.  Read more...

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(L)ike all professions, diplomacy depends both on its skills and on its ethics, that both have to be learned, and that it takes time ... This volume and its predecessor tell the individual stories of Read more...

 
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