Download e-book for kindle: 100 Inspiring Rafflesians, 1823-2003 by Guan Heng Tan

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 various humans . . . tantalising snippets of nationwide heritage are acknowledged in short rates from their lives. those on my own make the e-book a desirable learn . . . past historical past, a hundred Inspiring Rafflesians is an inspirational ebook approximately making whatever of your individual existence. even if your aspirations are humble or increased, even if you're from an easy or advantaged historical past, the message in each one of many tales inside is identical: you can also make your individual success.” Vita version This enlightening e-book describes the lives and achievements of eminent Rafflesians from Raffles establishment, Raffles women' university and Raffles Junior university, a lot of whom have served within the Singapore public and group carrier within the optimum positions. The biographies include little recognized proof of curiosity, that have been decorated with own anecdotes got from these interviewed. The booklet additionally represents a courageous project through a visually handicapped individual, who's himself a Rafflesian.

Show description

Read or Download 100 Inspiring Rafflesians, 1823-2003 PDF

Similar dictionaries & thesauruses books

Ruth Wajnryb's Expletive Deleted: A Good Look at Bad Language PDF

Have we continuously "sworn like sailors"? Has inventive cursing constructed simply because we will not simply slug humans once they make us offended? And if such verbal aggression is common, why is it that a few languages (Japanese, for example) supposedly don't include any nasty phrases? through the 20th century there turns out to were a dramatic escalation within the use and reputation of offensive language in English, either verbally and in print.

Download e-book for kindle: Apa Concise Dictionary of Psychology by Gary R VandenBos Ed.

A useful and trustworthy resource, ""The APA Concise Dictionary of Psychology"" solutions the wishes of the ever-increasing variety of considerate readers from all walks of existence who're drawn to the ways in which mental technology and information forged mild at the problems with daily residing. This abridged model of the landmark, severely acclaimed ""APA Dictionary of Psychology"" keeps all of the most sensible good points of the father or mother dictionary, together with 10,000 entries delivering transparent and authoritative definitions - together with many revised and up-to-date from the mother or father dictionary; balanced insurance of over ninety subareas around the box of psychology - together with medical, experimental, neuropsychology, cognitive, character, social, developmental, healthiness, examine technique, and so forth; and, hundreds of thousands of incisive cross-references that deepen the user's realizing of similar themes.

Download e-book for kindle: Management Mumbo-Jumbo: A Skeptics’ Dictionary by A. Furnham

Bestselling writer and psychologist, Adrian Furnham, takes a serious view of the jargon and fads in administration contained in manifestos and project statements and indicates how those usually imprecise and mystify. He considers atmospherics, obligatory education, fundamentalist specialists, integrity exams, character of corporations and uncertainty avoidance.

Download e-book for kindle: Fixing Babel: An Historical Anthology of Applied English by Rebecca Shapiro, Jack Lynch

All of us imagine we all know what a dictionary is for and the way to exploit one, so so much folks pass the 1st pages—the entrance matter—and cross correct to the phrases we want to search for. but dictionary clients haven't regularly identified how English “works” and my booklet reproduces and examines for the 1st time vital texts within which 17th- and eighteenth-century dictionary authors clarify offerings and advertise rules to readers, their “end clients.

Extra resources for 100 Inspiring Rafflesians, 1823-2003

Sample text

Did she have to force her way into this male dominated institution? “It was due to the enlightened leadership of President Kwek Leng Joo who opened the door to women. We cannot force it, we have to take the opportunity to want to make a difference. Men value our contribution and they want to learn. ” Claire’s achievements include a book that she co-authored: Stepping Out — The Making of Chinese Entrepreneurs. The 47 lives portrayed in the volume were based on four years of her research. “I was awakened to an old Singapore that I never knew.

The Christian militia replied with lethal force using plastic-coated metal bullets, tear gas and grenades, even when children were throwing stones at them. “On the morning of 16 September 1982, the casualties started flooding in. Women, children, old people. They had been shot at close range with machine guns. By evening, I found that gunmen were shooting whole families in their homes. More than 2,000 people took refuge in the hospital. ” As the drama unfolded, thousands were slaughtered. Two days later, Ang was forced at machine gunpoint out of the camp and into the streets.

I held him for a few seconds, but a soldier placed a gun against her head and forced her to take the baby back. The soldiers pushed us on with the butt of their machine guns and we marched on. They put us through a mock execution. But, all I could think of was that Palestinians and their Lebanese neighbours were being killed back in the camp. ” In 2002, Ang revisited the mass grave where 1,200 were buried during the Sabra and Shatila massacre. “Personally, I have agonised over the situation for 20 years.

Download PDF sample

100 Inspiring Rafflesians, 1823-2003 by Guan Heng Tan

by James

Rated 4.25 of 5 – based on 50 votes

Related posts