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Hand To Heart: The Collective Spirit Of Malay/Muslim Organisations In SingaporeHand To Heart: The Collective Spirit Of Malay/Muslim Organisations In Singapore by Ibrahim Tahir (Ed.)

This book shows the endeavours of Malay/Muslim organisations, led by individuals with vision and buoyed by the community's collective spirit of commitment, selflessness and determination. Recorded in this book are stories that speak of personal sacrifice and public spiritedness that saw benefit delivered not only to their immediate communities but beyond to the wider society - Mercy Relief, a humanitarian organisation initiated by Perdaus, is one example. This book is written for those with an interest in the Malay/Muslim pioneers and organisations that have helped to make Singapore a nation of opportunity for all and which have contributed to the nation's success story.

Magical Mahogany: A Personal Encounter With One Of Singapore's Most Commonly Seen TreesMagical Mahogany: A Personal Encounter With One Of Singapore's Most Commonly Seen Trees by Francis Lim Leong Keng

Francis Lim weaves a fascinating story of the mahogany tree by blending together selected scientific facts with a rich concoction of medicinal folklore as well as elements like personal encounters, field studies and observations, experiments, and discoveries about the life and times of one of the world's best known tropical hardwood tree, the mahogany. The result is an endearing and engaging account of many aspects of this incredibly resilient and useful tree.

Loka Made :ArtbookLoka Made :Artbook by

Loka made :artbook is a series of illustrations that started in 2011. Its inception came when FeiGiap had a chance to visit Kuala Pilah. The rustic landscape and architecture inspired him to produce artworks with local influences. Also included in the book are the different stages of his artworks upon the completion of his illustrations.

Sticky Presentations: A Uniquely Different Approach To Presentation Design And Delivery Discover The Journey That Will Change The Way You Present ForeverSticky Presentations: A Uniquely Different Approach To Presentation Design And Delivery Discover The Journey That Will Change The Way You Present Forever by Ang Tian Teck

This book explores ideas for developing Amazing Sticky Presentations. It's all about effective presentation design that creates lasting impressions. It shows you how to design presentations without using any bullet points. And why you should think differently to deliver insanely great presentations.

Sticky Presentations Spinning I.D.E.A.S. Integrated Design Expolarion For Applied Stickiness - Exciting Visual Design Ideas For Business PresentationsSticky Presentations Spinning I.D.E.A.S. Integrated Design Expolarion For Applied Stickiness - Exciting Visual Design Ideas For Business Presentations by Ang Tian Teck

Spinning I.D.E.A.S. (Integrated Design Exploration for Applied Stickiness) is a book that provides practical solutions for designing high impact results orientated presentation visuals that are tastefully simple and exciting. Based on the unique S.P.Y. principles, this book extends the simple, persuasive and youthful design ideas to everyday business presentations.

River Transformed: Singapore River And Marina BayRiver Transformed: Singapore River And Marina Bay by Auger, Timothy

The story of the Singapore River, the other rivers flowing into the Kallang Basin, and Marina Bay. It covers their commercial role over the centuries; victory over pollution, including mass dispersal of people and businesses clustered around the waterways into new towns around the island; the role of planners and the planning system in reclamation, and the creation of Marina Bay and the New Downtown; the role of Marina Bay as a water reservoir and the that of the rivers in Singapore's water supply; the transformation of the rivers and Marina Bay into a lifestyle setting, Singapore's "new Padang".

Singapore's Health Care System: What 50 Years Have AchievedSingapore's Health Care System: What 50 Years Have Achieved by Chien Earn Lee & K. Satku (Eds.)

How did Singapore's health care system transform itself into one of the best in the world? It not only provides easy access, but its standards of health care, not only in curative medicine but also in prevention, are exemplary.

Singapore's Real Estate: 50 Years Of TransformationSingapore's Real Estate: 50 Years Of Transformation by Ngee Huat Seek, Tien Foo Sing & Shi Ming Yu (Eds.)

This book documents the transformation and development of the real estate market in Singapore over the past 50 years. It is organised around two major themes, and covers issues from the "bricks and mortar" to the capital markets; and from local to international real estate markets. The themes aptly describe how real estate has played an important role in the economic development and growth of Singapore from a third world to a first world country. Written by well-renowned experts with deep academic and practical knowledge of the progress of real estate in Singapore, this book highlights the uniqueness of real estate markets and institutions in Singapore, which have constantly been replicated and adopted in other markets.

Board Risk Committee GuideBoard Risk Committee Guide by Singapore Institute Of Directors

Different companies have different committees for risk management. How should a company best structure its governance of risk? How can a company express its risk tolerance or appetite and communicate that internally and externally? The answers to these questions, and more, are found in this definitive guide to risk management and internal controls for Boards. It provides a comprehensive coverage of the regulatory and practical aspects of risk management. It is aimed especially at listed companies in Singapore.

Eat. Muse. Love! Food For ThoughtEat. Muse. Love! Food For Thought by Chua Foo Yong & Toh Mu Qin

Catch the duet from an 'actively ageing' mother and her daughter in this unique collection of 50 musings on foodie haunts that comes with a twist. Featuring 100 Chinese idioms and 50 eating places, veteran broadcaster Madam Chua Foo Yong waxes lyrical as she loses her way from foodie talk into the world of Chinese culture and shares insights of her own family folks and well-known personalities in the entertainment industry in her time.

Human Resource Case StudiesHuman Resource Case Studies by Gabriel, Martin

This book recounts 15 cases that Martin personally handled as a HR consultant. Each case mirrors the thoughts and strategies employed by Martin, and demonstrates how one can be flexible in dealing with complex HR issues.

Giving GroundGiving Ground by Kwek, Theophilus

Giving Ground refers to an act of yielding, or compromise - an active passivity, not unlike the act of writing itself. In his third collection, Theophilus Kwek enters and examines the unfamiliar, giving himself over to the power of place to transform thought and language. At the same time, he gains new ground, finding other homes and histories that change the way he sees his own city.

Chinese Death Rituals In SingaporeChinese Death Rituals In Singapore by Tong Chee-Kiong

Through a cultural analysis of the symbols of death - flesh, blood, bones, souls, time numbers, food and money -Chinese Death Rituals in Singapore throws light upon the Chinese perception of death and how they cope with its eventuality. In the seeming mass of religious rituals and beliefs, it suggests that there is an underlying logic to the rituals. This in turn leads Kiong to examine the interrelationship between death and the socioeconomic value system of China as a whole.

Flesh & SteelFlesh & Steel by Kang, Shaun

Loosely inspired by the legend of the Golem of Prague, this graphic novel transports readers to a fantasy land torn apart by knights and cavaliers armed with rifles and shotguns on top of the usual swords and shields. The story arc follows the internal and external battles of Golem, a humanoid living weapon forged from steel, as he struggles to find acceptance amongst men amidst a storm of war and strife.

Secrets Of The Heartlands (Lion City Adventures)Secrets Of The Heartlands (Lion City Adventures) by Bosco, Don

Join the Lion City Adventuring Club and take a journey back in time to see how the facinating heartlands of Singapore have evolved. Each chapter contains a history of the neighbourhood, information about remarkable people and events, colourful illustrations, and a fun activity. This is a sequel to the popular children's book, Lion City Adventures. The eight neighbourhoods featured include: Kampong Bahru, Jalan Kayu, Marine Parade, Punggol, Queenstown, Tiong Bahru, Toa Payoh and Yishun.

Weathering A Property Downturn: Defensive Plays For Real Estate InvestorsWeathering A Property Downturn: Defensive Plays For Real Estate Investors by Ku Swee Yong

Ku Swee Yong's Real Estate Riches, Building Your Real Estate Riches and Real Estate Realities have become a valuable resource for property investors in Singapore during the past few years. In his new book, he takes stock of the prolonged downturn and weak market conditions and offers useful defensive strategies in the face of supply gluts and weakening prices.

Mary Gomes: Food For Family And FriendsMary Gomes: Food For Family And Friends by

With a wealth of experience and a great passion for cooking, Mary Gomes brings tastes of her Eurasian culinary heritage together in this collection of recipes. A glorious mix of flavours from the East and West, Eurasian cuisine is often spicy and savoury, reflecting the influence of a multitude of cultures, including Portuguese, Dutch, British, Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan.

Mary Gomes: Food For Evryday CookingMary Gomes: Food For Evryday Cooking by

Mary Gomes brings tastes of her Eurasian culinary heritage together in this collection of recipes for everyday cooking. A glorious mix of flavours from the East and West, Eurasian cuisine is often spicy and savoury, reflecting the influence of a multitude of cultures, including Portuguese, Dutch, British, Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan.

5 Things I Love About Being A Woman 5 Things I Love About Being A Woman "Intelligence Is Sexy, Confidence Sexier..." by Zai Miztiq

This book aims to help female readers gain awareness and appreciation of their attributes and apply them in their everyday life. It will be an exciting journey that will truly enhance their self-esteem and allow their to enjoy a quality life.

Liam, The BraveLiam, The Brave by Wang, Michael

Liam, The Brave is a beautifully illustrated story about a boy who overcomes his greatest fear: butterflies. Liam desperately wants to become The Bravest Boy in the World, and he goes through an extraordinary journey of self-discovery to face and overcome his fear. Beyond simply being a story about a boy with an irrational fear, it is also a story about perseverance and how accolades don't matter. What is more important is being true to oneself.