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By Albert Hong

In this ebook, Dr Albert Hong tells his personal story.

Today, he's widespread in his box, as chairman of RSP Architects Planners and Engineers (Pte) Ltd. His existence all started eighty years in the past, in a humble clinical health center in Neil street, Singapore. within the years among, he has accomplished good fortune in company in keeping with exertions and excessive aspirations. Albert Hong and RSP have grown as Singapore has grown, overcoming some 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 fulfillment. His mom stored sufficient to finance his schooling on the prestigious Raffles establishment, after which additional schooling within the united kingdom, the place he knowledgeable as an architect.

In 1964 Albert Hong joined Raglan Squire & companions as an affiliate. He verified himself in a career formerly ruled via expatriates, fought proven notions of what an architectural perform may well do, and validated the worth of an entrepreneurial spirit. Over the subsequent 50 years, he reworked the company. RSP has turn into one of many greatest, so much profitable and most valuable architectural businesses in Southeast Asia.

Among his specific achievements is to set up the company open air Singapore. particularly, he determined 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 good fortune story.

For Dr Hong, luck brings tasks. He has donated time and clever assistance to varied public our bodies. Like Singapore, he believes that each person merits an opportunity to understand his or her skills and talents. between many charitable contributions, he has constantly given beneficiant aid to academic associations and deserving individuals.

This is a really human luck tale, prone to encourage readers making plans their careers. it really is certain to curiosity all these attracted to the actual improvement of Singapore, and the contributions of architects, planners, financiers, builders and different professionals.

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