Tuesday Report: The Towkays 星期二特写: 星洲头家

Audio: Chinese
Genre: Current Affairs, Documentary, Info-Ed

Dr. Lim Boon Keng was the first Chinese to be awarded the Queen’s Scholarship to study medicine in England. Beyond his medical practice, he was also an outstanding entrepreneur in cultivating rubber and banking. A social advocate, he launched a controversial queue-cutting campaign among the Chinese and pushed for girls’ education.林文庆获颁英女皇奖学金到英国学医,很快就成为名医。他培植橡胶致富、创立银行,但更热衷于社会改革,发起剪辫子运动、创办新加坡女子学校。

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