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By Albert Hong

In this e-book, 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 existence begun eighty years in the past, in a humble clinical hospital in Neil street, Singapore. within the years among, he has completed good fortune in enterprise 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 warfare and profession. yet he proved that adversity could be a springboard for fulfillment. His mom kept sufficient to finance his schooling on the prestigious Raffles establishment, after which additional schooling within the united kingdom, the place he proficient as an architect.

In 1964 Albert Hong joined Raglan Squire & companions as an affiliate. He demonstrated himself in a occupation formerly ruled by way of expatriates, fought confirmed notions of what an architectural perform may perhaps do, and confirmed the worth of an entrepreneurial spirit. Over the following 50 years, he reworked the company. RSP has develop into one of many largest, so much winning and most precious architectural agencies in Southeast Asia.

Among his specific achievements is to set up the company outdoor Singapore. significantly, he determined to go into the India industry, in defiance of traditional knowledge and the recommendation of such a lot of his colleagues. occasions have proved him correct. For RSP, India is a giant good fortune story.

For Dr Hong, luck brings duties. He has donated time and clever suggestions to various public our bodies. Like Singapore, he believes that each person merits an opportunity to understand his or her skills and skills. between many charitable contributions, he has continually 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 absolute 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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