Grace Swee

Maritime Initiation

Two MPA highlight the dynamism of the Singapore maritime industry and the challenges it poses.

By Grace Swee

With most people opting for more conventional paths such as engineering and finance in his school days, Wong Kai Cheong walked the path less travelled and took up a Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) scholarship.

Kai Cheong saw the potential for his personal growth amidst the diverse maritime industry, and wanted to play a part in growing one of Singapore’s key industries.

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Crossing Continents, Bridging Singapore

Internationalisation and trade may be big terms, but for International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, an economic agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, it is their corporate mission. Two scholars share their experiences for the organisation that fosters the economic growth of Singapore.

By Grace Swee

International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, as its name suggests, is an economic agency that envisions “internationalisation” and “international trade” as the key to advancing Singapore’s economy.

According to the scholarly duo of Derek Sim and Mohd Moinuddin Kortiwala, this term refers to global networks and relationships with foreign investors.

With over 30 overseas centres located worldwide and a diverse range of corporate networks, IE Singapore is the epitome of a trade promotion agency with its widespread global operations.

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Engineering the Forefront

Two scholars from ST Engineering share with us their intrepid journey into the technical world of engineering and technology with one of the biggest giants in the industry.

By Grace Swee

Engineering has been widely recognised as one of the most popular courses for students to enrol into and for future professional careers to be carved out.

With a plethora of academic areas within the body of engineering and a chance to shape the landscape of the world, it is no wonder students are keen to undertake its study.

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Blueprints to Innovation

Real estate is not all about construction and property leases, but an industry with a myriad of career opportunities and room for innovation. A JTC scholar reveals what it is like working with Singapore’s leading industrial infrastructure innovator.

By Grace Swee

In land-scarce Singapore, JTC Corporation plays a key role to economic growth by providing innovative solutions to real estate challenges. The organisation has pioneered many cutting-edge industrial real estate projects and solutions that anticipate and address the future needs of the industry.

In fact, JTC is behind the development of some of the most notable industrial sites in Singapore, such as Biopolis, Fusionopolis, Jurong Rock Caverns and the chemicals hub in Jurong Island.

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