By Albert Hong
In this ebook, Dr Albert Hong tells his personal story.
Today, he's trendy in his box, as chairman of RSP Architects Planners and Engineers (Pte) Ltd. His lifestyles started eighty years in the past, in a humble scientific medical institution in Neil street, Singapore. within the years among, he has accomplished luck in enterprise according to exertions and excessive aspirations. Albert Hong and RSP have grown as Singapore has grown, overcoming a few of the demanding situations linked to a tender, fast-developing nation.
Albert Hong's early years have been overshadowed through conflict and profession. yet he proved that adversity could be a springboard for success. His mom stored sufficient to finance his schooling on the prestigious Raffles establishment, after which additional schooling within the united kingdom, the place he educated as an architect.
In 1964 Albert Hong joined Raglan Squire & companions as an affiliate. He demonstrated himself in a career formerly ruled by means of expatriates, fought validated notions of what an architectural perform may do, and established the worth of an entrepreneurial spirit. Over the subsequent 50 years, he remodeled the enterprise. RSP has develop into one of many largest, so much profitable and most beneficial architectural businesses in Southeast Asia.
Among his specific achievements is to set up the enterprise outdoors Singapore. significantly, he made up our minds to go into the India marketplace, in defiance of traditional knowledge and the recommendation of so much of his colleagues. occasions have proved him correct. For RSP, India is a big luck story.
For Dr Hong, good fortune brings responsibilities. He has donated time and clever tips to various public our bodies. Like Singapore, he believes that each person merits an opportunity to understand his or her abilities and skills. between many charitable contributions, he has consistently given beneficiant aid to academic associations and deserving individuals.
This is a really human good fortune tale, prone to motivate readers making plans their careers. it truly is certain to curiosity all these drawn to the actual improvement of Singapore, and the contributions of architects, planners, financiers, builders and different professionals.
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During this booklet, Dr Albert Hong tells his personal tale. at the present time, he's favourite in his box, as chairman of RSP Architects Planners and Engineers (Pte) Ltd. His existence started eighty years in the past, in a humble scientific medical institution in Neil street, Singapore. within the years among, he has accomplished luck in company in keeping with exertions and excessive aspirations.
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