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From an envoy's notebook

Scott Wightman, who will finish his stint as British High Commissioner to Singapore next week, looks back on a storied diplomatic career, and highlights bits about the UK he reckons are "perhaps not sufficiently known".

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"The UK is not just about Shakespeare and Downton Abbey. It's also about Nobel prize winners, ... some of the most innovative companies in the world."

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FROM the Tiananmen Square protests to today's unfolding Brexit process, outgoing British High Commissioner Scott Wightman's career has borne witness to historic moments - something he had broadly hoped for as a young man joining the diplomatic service in 1983.

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