By Guan Heng Tan

ISBN-10: 9812778918

ISBN-13: 9789812778918

ISBN-10: 9812778926

ISBN-13: 9789812778925

ISBN-10: 9812779469

ISBN-13: 9789812779465

“In tracing the careers of those assorted humans . . . tantalising snippets of nationwide background are stated briefly prices from their lives. those on my own make the publication a desirable learn . . . past heritage, a hundred Inspiring Rafflesians is an inspirational ebook approximately making whatever of your individual existence. no matter if your aspirations are humble or increased, no matter if you're from an easy or advantaged history, the message in every one of many tales inside is identical: you may make your individual success.” Vita version This enlightening booklet describes the lives and achievements of eminent Rafflesians from Raffles establishment, Raffles ladies' college and Raffles Junior collage, lots of whom have served within the Singapore public and neighborhood carrier within the optimum positions. The biographies comprise little identified evidence of curiosity, that have been adorned with own anecdotes got from these interviewed. The booklet additionally represents a courageous project via a visually handicapped individual, who's himself a Rafflesian.

Show description

Read or Download 100 Inspiring Rafflesians, 1823-2003 PDF

Similar dictionaries & thesauruses books

The American Heritage Book of English Usage: A Practical and Authoritative Guide to Contemporary English

For the 1st time, the editors of the acclaimed American Heritage(R) Dictionary have utilized their efforts to be aware utilization as its personal topic. the result's this useful consultant that comes with chapters on grammar, kind, diction, gender, social teams, pronunciation, note formation, technological know-how phrases, and an issue and a notice index.

Power Quotes

During this easy-to-use and fun-to-read choice of greater than 4,000 charges, politicians and philosophers, poets and monks, CEOs and comedians all proportion their perspectives on management and liberty, treason and triumph, sacrifice and scandal, danger and uprising, weak spot and battle, and different affaires politiques.

Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Croatia (Historical Dictionaries of Europe)

The Republic of Croatia is without doubt one of the new international locations that resulted from the cave in of the previous Yugoslavia. To its personal humans, despite the fact that, it's a very previous state with a long-awaited likelihood to forge a kingdom. during this revised version, the writer is helping readers to appreciate what occurred to Croatia and why, and the present prestige of the divided state greater than 10 years after it grew to become a brand new country.

Animal Patents: The Legal, Economic and Social Issues

Following the united states Patent Office's statement in 1987 that it considers animals "to be patentable subject material in the scope" of patent legislation, there was significant world wide debate in this topic. This paintings includes the complaints of the Animal Patents Symposium held at Cornell college, united states, on December 5-6, 1988, equipped by means of the editor of this paintings.

Extra info for 100 Inspiring Rafflesians, 1823-2003

Sample text

After passing the Intermediate Law Examinations of London University, he was appointed as a Coroner with the handsome monthly salary of $850 which also came with a driver and car. Choor Singh persevered with his Law studies and passed the Final Examinations of Gray’s Inn. However, he could not be called to the English Bar because he could not comply with the requirements of keeping Dining terms. In 1949, when he presided at a Magistrate’s Court, he caused quite a stir. “It was quite a sensation to see a Sikh sitting as a Magistrate.

Born in the Year of the Rabbit, it is not surprising that Cham keeps a menagerie of rabbit figurines and has 60 ties with rabbit motifs. Perhaps he can best be described as a romantic, especially when his favourite author is Somerset Maugham. He is a rare combination of the scientist and the artist. In RI, Cham excelled in the long jump and high jump. He also represented the Singapore Combined Schools in table tennis. Nowadays, he is content with exercising every night on a stationary bike or rowing machine.

Eddy and I got on very well, as his friendly attitude and humour brought us closer together. ” Barker was a devoted husband and father. His daughters, Carla and Deborah, have followed in the footsteps of their illustrious father into the legal profession. indd 20 11/16/2007 5:40:38 PM Of Rabbits and Fish Head Curry Cham Tao Soon Cham Tao Soon wanted to be a musician. However, his father discouraged him and he graduated with a degree in Engineering. He became an academic and subsequently, the founding President of Nanyang Technological University.

Download PDF sample

100 Inspiring Rafflesians, 1823-2003 by Guan Heng Tan


by Kevin
4.1

Rated 4.39 of 5 – based on 27 votes