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Tan Kah-kee

C. F. Yong

Tan Kah-kee

The Making of an Overseas Chinese Legend

by C. F. Yong

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7395358M
ISBN 100195826787
ISBN 109780195826784

Our university’s founder, Mr. Tan Kah Kee (Chen Jiageng, ), gave an estimated million USD to education over his lifetime but he was born into a humble family of merchants in the village of Jimei, on the mainland across from Xiamen Island. Read "Tan Kah-Kee The Making of an Overseas Chinese LegendRevised Edition" by Ching-Fatt Yong available from Rakuten Kobo. For a Chinese immigrant in South-East Asia to make good is not unique, but what is unique in Tan Kah-kee's case is his e Brand: World Scientific Publishing Company.

Tan Kah Kee was a respected businessman passionate about providing quality education to the masses. This book introduces and describes his massive contribution to the Chinese community through setting up of schools in Singapore at early s and s. Finally, it is important to point out that Tan Kah-kee was the only Hua-ch'iao in his times to have combined his Pang, community and political power and influences for the advancement of community, regional and national is an in-depth study of not just Tan Kah-kee per se but also the making of a legend through his deeds, self Brand: Ching-Fatt Yong.

TAN Kah Kee,* who is believed to have supplied quantities of rubber to the US.^,R, has pone +o Canton at the recuest of MAO Tse-tung because many rubber exporters have 1-een reluctant to continue supplying rubber for. the ,15R. 2~ TAY has begun to construct mills in Canton to process crude rubber for eventual shinmernt to the TOM.   The dramatized story behind how Tan Kah Kee met Lee Kong Chian. The dramatized story behind how Tan Kah Kee met Lee Kong Chian. Tan Tock Seng Hospital Recommended for .


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Finally, it is important to point out that Tan Kah-kee was the only Hua-ch'iao in his times to have combined his Pang, community and political power and influences for the advancement of community, regional and national is an in-depth study of not just Tan Kah-kee per se but also the making of a legend through his deeds, self Cited by:   This is an in-depth study of not just Tan Kah-kee per se but also the making of a legend through his deeds, self-sacrifices, fortitude and foresight.

This revised edition sheds new light on his political agonies in Mao's China over campaigns against capitalists and intellectuals. This is an edited translation of Tan Kah-kee's memoirs written in Chinese and Tan Kah-kee book published in Singapore under the title 'nanqiao huiyilu' in 'The Memoirs of an Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia' in A great philanthropist, educationist, social reformer and entrepreneur of his times, Tan Kah-kee was regarded as a de facto leader of the overseas Chinese before World War II and his Cited by: 7.

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Tan Kah Kee strongly believed that education was the key to social uplift. Inhe founded Tao Nan School together with other members of the Hokkien community.

Handwritten words by Tan Kah Kee: Everybody is responsible for the rise or fall of the country. As a strong supporter of Dr. Sun Yat Sen, Tan Kah Kee joined the Tung Meng Hui in. This is an edited translation of Tan Kah-kee's memoirs written in Chinese and first published in Singapore under the title 'nanqiao huiyilu' in 'The Tan Kah-kee book of an Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia' in A great philanthropist, educationist, social reformer and entrepreneur of his times, Price: $   INTRODUCTION In small town Multikeo in Washington State, USA, niece Lee Tin Ling dined at a Chinese restaurant with her American in-laws.

The Chinese proprietor, who was born in Fujian, struck up a conversation with her, and in the course of which, discovered she was a great granddaughter of Tan Kah Kee or TKK.

‘Tan. Tan Kah Kee, who rose from poverty to become the head of a vast Southeast Asian financial empire and lead more than 10 million Chinese in the area, is dead. He died of a stroke in Beijing at am today. He was 88 years old. A Read more A Chinese Clerk.

Circa I am incredibly sorry to hear of Mr. Tan’s death. Read "Tan Kah-Kee The Making of an Overseas Chinese LegendRevised Edition" by Ching-Fatt Yong available from Rakuten Kobo.

For a Chinese immigrant in South-East Asia to make good is not unique, but what is unique in Tan Kah-kee's case is his e Brand: World Scientific Publishing Company. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested in any book purchase, to view our book collection in person, or need more information on one of our publications.

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Tan Kah-Kee:The Making of an Overseas Chinese LegendbyCF YongIn this first English and most extensive biography of the man dubbed 'the Henry Ford of Malaya', Yong gives us a rounded picture of the man's businees, political and family life. Tan's rags-to-riches story was more unual than most in that not only did he amass great wealth, but he was also a happy philanthropist as well as being a.

Here is where Professor Yong Ching Fatt’s portrait is a vital corrective to the simplistic picture found in some other accounts of Tan Kah Kee’s achievements. In his book, Tan Kah Kee comes across as the brilliant young entrepreneur who was open to new business ideas and methods, and fully determined to educate modern talent to meet current.

Tan Kah Kee was a prominent wealthy businessman. He spent large amounts of money building schools in various places. However, he himself led a simple life.

Mao Zedong thought highly of him and commented that he was "a banner of the overseas Chinese and national pride". Tan Kah-Kee's Preface to Nanqiao Huiyilu Education. Education in Fujian and the Jimei Schools. Xiamen University.

Education in South-East Asia Patriotism. Tan Kah-Kee's Participation in the War Effort Against Japan. Download the Book:Tan Kah-Kee: The Making Of An Overseas Chinese Legend Revised Edition PDF For Free, Preface.

For a Chinese immigrant in South-East Asia to make good is not unique, but what is unique in Tan Kah-kee’s case is his enormous contribution to employment and economic development in Singapore and Malaya.

He was the only Chinese in history to have single-handedly founded a private university in Amoy and financially maiBrand: World Scientific. Tan Kah-Kee: The Making of an Overseas Chinese Legend (Revised Edition) Ching-Fatt Yong For a Chinese immigrant in South-East Asia to make good is not unique, but what is unique in Tan Kah-kee's case is his enormous contribution to employment and economic development in Singapore and Malaya.

Tan Kah Kee ( - ) wore many hats: he was a philanthropist, business tycoon, social reformer, education promoter, community leader and Chinese patriot. An immigrant from Jimei in the Fujian Province of China, Tan arrived in Singapore in to help out.

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