Category Politics / Current Affairs

In Red Weather: Turmoil In Indonesia: A CIA Insider’s Account From The 1960s

March 7, 2021 Asian Culture & HistoryPolitics / Current Affairs

by Daniel F. Cameron
ISBN 9789814610544
215 X 150 mm
Hardback; 188 pages
Pub Date: March 2021
BIC: BM

In Red Weather is the true story of one of the major intelligence coups in modern history. Daniel F. Cameron, a young, idealistic American spy for CIA, lands in Surabaya in the 1960s, when the USSR, Communist China, and the US are vying for strategic influence in Indonesia. He soon teams up with Wim Vermeulen, a formidable maverick and former member of the WWII Dutch Resistance, who becomes the source of highly classified Soviet information. Their dangerous mission unfolds against a backdrop of seething turmoil, intrigue and betrayal that leads to the downfall of Sukarno and the bloody destruction of the six million-member Communist party. In Red Weather is the riveting espionage memoir of our time.

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The Fall of Singapore: The Battle for Malaya 1841–1842

April 4, 2019 ArchitectureAsian Culture & HistoryPolitics / Current Affairs

by Justin Corfield
ISBN 9789811408175
238 x 165mm
Paperback; 156 pages
Pub Date: April 2019
BIC: AMX, AMC

The Japanese invasion of Malaya in December 1941 is one of the more heavily studied military campaigns in World War II. It has led to much controversy over how the British, Australian and Indian troops, well-prepared and numerically superior to their Japanese opponents,
could so quickly lose the initiative, and then slowly and inexorably lose the campaign...

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

July 9, 2013 All BooksLaw / Business / EconomicsPolitics / Current Affairs

by 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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Encyclopedia of Singapore

March 8, 2013 All BooksAsian Culture & HistoryPolitics / Current Affairs

by Justin Corfield
ISBN 9789810556679
Hardback; 288 pages
Pub Date: Aug 2006
Price: S$45.00 (excl. GST)
BIC: GBA

Encyclopedia of Singapore is a groundbreaking work of academic and educational endeavour from two authors with longstanding ties and interest in the irresistible rise of the Singapore as a major global economic player and model for many developing countries.
Providing a coherent and comprehensive reference source the Encyclopedia of Singapore provides ...

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Unfinished Nation – Indonesia Before and After Suharto

March 8, 2013 All BooksPolitics / Current Affairs

by Max Lane
ISBN 9781844672370
Paperback; 288 pages
Pub Date: May 2008
Price: S$38.00
BIC: HBJF

Marketing Research, now in its fourth edition, provides a practical and insightful look at marketing research for both students and practitioners.
Written by one of Asia Pacific's leading market researchers, Marketing Research clearly explains what marketing research is, how it works and why it is such a vital marketing function...
 
 

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