To commemorate Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu’s centenary birthday, Penang Institute launched the book titled “From Free Port to Modern Economy: Economic Development and Social Change in Penang, 1969 to 1990” – bringing attention to his legacies. The launch was held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Penang Development Corporation.
A seminar then followed from the launching ceremony where Dato’ Seri Chet Singh, PDC’s general manager for its first two decades and Dato Mohd Bazid, current PDC general manager discussed on PDC’s past, present and future. The discussion was moderated by Dato’ Dr Ooi Kee Beng, Executive Director of Penang Institute.
Missed the event? Watch it here: https://penanginstitute.org/events/past-events/seminar-book-launch-remembering-tun-dr-lim-chong-eu/
The book is up for grabs at Penang Institute, Bookzone and Gerak Budaya bookshop @ Hikayat for only RM35 each, or you may choose to purchase it online here: https://penangmonthly.com/subscriptions-list.aspx?pageid=9680&pageuid=a2995168-789d-458d-8d43-1029bd7df379&name=collectors_items_and_books