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Author: Tommy T B Koh
Publisher: Hackensack, New Jersey. : World Scientific, [2013]
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Named Person: Tommy T B Koh; Tommy T B Koh
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tommy T B Koh
ISBN: 9789814571074 9814571075 9789814571081 9814571083
OCLC Number: 867423772
Description: xiv, 529 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Family and Friends --
A Tribute to My Mother --
Memories of My Father --
A Toast to President and Mrs Wee Kim Wee --
Toasts to President S.R. Nathan on His 80th and 85th Birthdays --
Eulogy for S. Rajaratnam --
Eulogy for David Marshall --
Goh Keng Swee: Ten Lessons from His Life --
George Yeo: A Man for All Seasons --
In Defence of Lim Chong Yah --
A Tribute to Wazir Singh --
Wang Gungwu: Friend, Mentor and Role Model --
2. Milestones of Life and Career --
What RI Taught Me --
A Letter from Dean Griswold --
A Constitution for the Oceans --
Commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the Opening for Signature of the 1982 UNCLOS --
Making Peace Between Russia and the Baltics --
My Cambodian Story --
The ASEF Story: The First Three Years --
Reflections on the Institute of Policy Studies --
Integrating the Business Community in the APEC Process: Genesis of the Pacific Business Forum --
Building a Better World. 3. Singapore --
Lee Kuan Yew's Foreign Policy Legacy --
Goh Chok Tong's Foreign Policy Legacy --
The Singapore of My Dreams --
Don't Knock Minimum Wage Yet --
Disagreeing with Some Hard Truths --
Demystifying the Presidential Office --
In Praise of Older Workers --
Opening Eyes to Guide Dogs for the Blind --
Should Petain Road be Renamed? --
What Singapore Can Learn from Europe --
Reflections on Immigration --
Are Singaporeans a Kind or Unkind People? --
How to be Happy --
Singapore's Foreign Policy: Unique Features --
7 Habits of a Happy Singaporean --
4. Diplomacy --
The Situation in Grenada --
De Tocqueville Revisited: American Politics Viewed from a Foreign Perspective --
Why the US Will Still be No. 1 in 2039 --
Can Any Country Afford a Moral Foreign Policy? --
Size Is Not Destiny --
Eight Lessons on Negotiations --
The Art of Chairing Conferences: Lessons Learnt --
Two Financial Crises: Five Truths from Asia --
Australia Must Respect Asean's Role --
In Defence of Europe --
China and the World. Japan's Prospects and Challenges: A View from Southeast Asia --
China and Japan: Frenemies? --
My Faith in India --
China and India: Chini Hindi Bhai Bhai? --
The ICRC at 150: Reflections of an Asian Admirer --
5. Law --
Reflections on the Negotiating Process of UNCLOS --
The Quest for a World Order --
Will There be a Clash of Cultures Between the US and East Asia? --
My Adventure with International Law --
The Negotiating Process of the ASEAN Charter --
Advice to Law Freshmen --
WTO Dispute Settlement System: Some Reflections --
Is There a Role for Law in a World Ruled by Power? --
Mapping Out Rival Claims to the South China Sea --
A Tribute to Lee A. Sheridan --
A Tribute to Punch Coomaraswamy --
A Heartfelt Tribute to a Remarkable Man: Chan Sek Keong --
A Tribute to Satya Nandan --
6. Art, Culture and Heritage --
10 Stops Along a Singapore Historical Trail --
Karel van Kleef: The Man Who Loved Singapore. Tributes to Jose Rizal and Emilio Aguinaldo --
Honouring Deng Xiaoping --
The Artist, the State and the Market --
The Joy of Collecting --
A Tribute to Ong Kim Seng --
A Tribute to Lee Hock Moh --
A Tribute to Kuo Pao Kun --
A Tribute to Tan Swie Hian --
A Tribute to Earl Lu --
A Tribute to Anthony Poon --
A Tribute to Goh Choo San --
A Tribute to Pak Neka --
A Tribute to Iskandar Jalil --
A Tribute to Joanna Wong --
7. Nature and the Environment --
The Earth Summit's Negotiating Process: Some Reflections on the Art and Science of Negotiation --
The Trees of Singapore --
Biodiversity and Cities --
Green Thoughts Inspired by Stockholm and Rio --
The Future of Water Today.
Responsibility: Tommy Koh, Ambassador-at-Large, Singapore.

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