Editorial-Good to see credit go to the deserving

By Ooi Kee Beng

August 2010 EDITORIAL
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First, SERI Chairman Chet Singh Karam Singh was awarded the Darjah Gemilang Pang-kuan Negeri (DGPN). This took place on Julyio at Penang Governor Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas's 72nd birthday celebrations. The honour carries the title of "Datuk Seri". Datuk Seri Chet Singh was profiled in the July issue in the article. "The man who industrialised Penang". As founding general manager of the Penang Development Corporation (Pod Datuk Seri Chet was responsible for the highly successful implementation of...

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Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His recent books include The Eurasian Core and its Edges: Dialogues with Wang Gungwu on the History of the World (ISEAS 2016). Homepage: wikibeng.com