A man who always made an impression

By Kee Thuan Chye

September 2010 TALK-TALK ONLY
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Kee Thuan Chye ponders the death of a dear friend, Gan Teik Chee, but is unable to comprehend the manner of his passing. Gan was a key cultural figure in Penang and Malaysia.I was stunned when a friend called from Penang on June 19 to tell me that Gan Teik Chee had just died. As far as I knew, Teik Chee had been health-conscious, watched what he ate (“No Ajinomoto ah,” he would tell the waiter when we went eating...

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Kee Thuan Chye

is the author of the new bestsellers Unbelievably Stupid! and Unbelievably Stupid Too!