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Unbound by the rules of business

Edward Ong says his 20-year journey of struggles and soul-searching has moulded his character

STAYING FIRM: "I've learnt that you can lose everything but you cannot lose your integrity," says Mr Ong, who initially lost his seed capital in the Sutera Harbour project as it had gone broke. Fortunately, banks remained supportive of him to continue running the resort.


TO follow his calling in life, Singaporean businessman Edward Ong said he has made business decisions that are often unconventional and against the grain of logic. In 1994, he discontinued the construction business under his family-run OCK Group and ventured into hospitality,...

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