第二届 “陈嘉庚精神奖” 受奖人
The 2nd Tan Kah Kee Award Recipient
日期 Date：27.11.2015 (Saturday)
地点 Venue：吉隆坡暨雪兰莪中华大会堂 Main Hall KLSCAH
Tan Yew Sing; Prof. Dato’ Dr. Tan Chong Tin; Dr. Choong Kam Kow;
Prof. Pua Eng Chong; Dr. Chia Song Kun; Mr. Goh Bok Yen; Prof. Wong Yoon Wah
Dr. Yang Quee Yee
Yang Quee Yee is a Malay literature scholar, translator, cultural activist and lexicographer. He is also an activist who promote cultural exchanges. Yang was born in Pontian, Malaysia. He settled in Singapore after graduated from Nanyang University and the University of Indonesia. Since 1969, he began to codify dictionaries on his spare time. He has produced 16 dictionaries, with his wife as assistant.
Yang was recognised for his his outstanding contributions toward Malay language research and cultural exchanges between Chinese and Malay.In 2012, Yang donated his 10,000 books collection to the Centre of Malaysian Chinese Studies, hoping others can use it for relevant academic research.
Yang implement the spirit of Tan Kah Kee with his action in promoting the education, and the society harmony by uniting various ethnicities.
受奖人杨贵谊博士短片 Video Introducing of the 2nd Tan Kah Kee Award Recipient
Montfort Boys Town
Montfort Boys Town was founded in 1959, located in Shah Alam, is a training centre which takes in around 400 students from poor, underprivileged and dysfunctional families, provides vocational skills training, guidance and general studies. Montfort give the youth a chance to get a better-paying job from the skills they have learned.
Montfort did an obvious affection to the youth. It has helped more than 6,000 poor and needy youth in the last 56 years. The courses in Montfort designed according to the need of society and the average employment rate for graduates from Montfort is 100%. This brings down the unemployment rate and juvenile crime rate.
Montfort received financial support from public and holds the concept of “returning to the society”. Its advocate the “education for all”, same with the Tan Kah Kee’s spirit which established education in his whole life.
受奖人蒙福少年城短片 Video Introducing of the 2nd Tan Kah Kee Award Recipient
The 3rd Tan Kah Kee Award
The 1st Tan Kah Kee Award