11 Jul '11, 7am

Joi Chua invests 6-figure sum in optical boutique: LOCAL singer Joi Chua has returned to her optometry roots by...

Joi Chua invests 6-figure sum in optical boutique: LOCAL singer Joi Chua has returned to her optometry roots by...

Local singer Joi Chua. -- PHOTO: MY LOCAL singer Joi Chua has returned to her optometry roots by opening an optical boutique in Holland Village. The 33-year-old, who has a diploma in optometry from Singapore Polytechnic and worked as an optometrist in between her music career, said it was a dream come true for her. She invested a six-figure sum in the shop Eyecare People, which has been open since March this year. But this budding entrepreneur, who married her long-time boyfriend in December 2009, is not planning to leave the Mandopop scene yet. 'It's very hard to quit singing, because it's a great passion of mine,' she said. RazorTV caught up with the low profile songbird whose last album was the compilation Gift Of Time, released in June last year. Find out how she got into optometry in the first place, how her diploma helped her tide over the lowest point in her music c...

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