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Wasteland to Wonderland, and Aspiring Harvard of the East

Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah, Founder and Chairman, Sunway Group

24-Jan-20 08:05

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Wasteland to Wonderland, and Aspiring Harvard of the East

Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah, one of Malaysia's foremost entrepreneurs, and Founder and Chairman of the Sunway Group, talks about his entrepreneurial journey converting tin mining land to Bandar Sunway; what he would do if he was the Education Minister; and his dreams to establish Sunway as the Harvard of the East through linkages with top universities. He updates that Sunway will be signing with Harvard University and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) to establish a Centre of Global Health Delivery, and an Engineering and Computer Science faculty respectively in Sunway. Cheah has been ranked by Forbes as the 13th richest person in the country with a net worth of $1.5 billion.

Produced by: Sim Wie Boon

Presented by: Noelle Lim


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