Robert Kuok’s mother, Tang Kak Ji, c 1917. Photo: Robert Kuok, A Memoir
Robert Kuok’s mother, Tang Kak Ji, c 1917. Photo: Robert Kuok, A Memoir

My mother and Mao, Singapore taxes and the rise of Hong Kong property: the Robert Kuok memoirs

In the debut instalment of six extracts from the first-ever memoir of Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok, reproduced exclusively here, he recalls how mother shaped his views of China, and why he left Singapore and Malaysia for Hong Kong

Robert Kuok’s mother, Tang Kak Ji, c 1917. Photo: Robert Kuok, A Memoir
Robert Kuok’s mother, Tang Kak Ji, c 1917. Photo: Robert Kuok, A Memoir
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