Law / Business / Economics

An introduction to Singapore’s Constitution (3rd edition)

9789810769451_211pxby Kevin Tan
ISBN 9789810769451
Paperback; 256 pages
Pub Date: Aug 2013
Price: S$25.00 (excl. GST)
BIC: LND

Law is one of the most jargon-filled and least-understood of disciplines, and among its sub-branches, constitutional law is considered one of the most difficult and arcane. Yet, the Constitution affects every one of us in ways we seldom contemplate. In this volume, the reader is quickly introduced to the basic concepts of constitutionalism, such as the separation of powers, the rule of law and the principle ...

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Public Administration Singapore Style

PublicAdministrationSingaporeStyle_lrby Jon S. T. Quah
ISBN 9789810853556
Paperback; 336 pages
Pub Date: 2010
Price: S$36.00 (excl. GST)
BIC: JPH

Singapore was ranked first for the competence of its public officials from 1999 to 2002 by the Global Competitiveness Report. While research has been done on various aspects of public administration in Singapore, there is to date no comprehensive study of the Singapore Civil Service and the statutory boards and their contribution to the attainment of national development goals. The aim of this book is to rectify this gap in the literature by providing a detailed study of public administration ...
 

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign-Wealth-Fundsby Lixia Loh
ISBN 9789810860110
Paperback; 232 pages
Pub Date: Jul 2010
Price: S$36.00 (excl. GST)
BIC: 1QF

Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) have been much discussed since the term was first coined in 2005 and yet remain little understood and appreciated. These state-investment entities have regularly and spectacularly made news headlines around the world in recent years following their major purchases of European and U.S. financial and strategic assets. This publicity however unwelcome in the world of international finance has stirred increasing debate and concerns about SWFs, their roles and objectives ...
 

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Tax Planning Singapore (5th edition)

TaxPlanning_800px-210x300by K. C. Lau
ISBN 9789810713010
Paperback; 118 pages
Pub Date: Apr 2012
Price: S$25.00 (excl. GST)
BIC: KFF

Tax Planning Singapore: A practical Guide is of particular relevance to students of accountancy and to individual and corporate taxpayers. Clearly and concisely written, it explains the broad principles of tax planning and how to structure tax returns to reap the maximum concessions granted by the tax authorities. Now into its fifth edition, this book is the latest in the market ...
 

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