ISEAS in the News: “The King’s Chinese: how Penang’s ‘Grand Old Man’ Yeap Chor Ee went from penniless barber to one of Asia’s richest men”

This article was published by South China Morning Post on 10 November 2019. 

ISEAS Library has a collection of private papers from more than 30 prominent individuals from the region. One of the most substantive collections are those of the late Tun Dato’ Sir Tan Cheng Lock, a Malayan political activist and reformer and Founding President of the Malayan Chinese Association. For more information on the private paper collection, click here

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