Yeap Chor Ee. Photo courtesy of House of Yeap Chor Ee

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

  • Chinese migrant Yeap Chor Ee became one of Malaya’s most prominent men
  • His story is being told for the first time by his great-granddaughter
Topic |   Malaysia

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Yeap Chor Ee. Photo courtesy of House of Yeap Chor Ee
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Zoe Low

Zoe Low

Zoe Low is a reporter at the Post, joining in 2018. Previously, she was an intern at The News Lens International in Taipei, covering Taiwan-China relations and foreign policy and social issues around Asia, particularly Southeast Asia. She graduated from the London School of Economics and the National Chengchi University in Taiwan.