Siew Sin’s Early Years: The Active Boy became President
Mr Har delivering his talk
The talk focused on the life of Tun Tan Siew Sin. Tun Tan lived in an era of changes. As a young man he went pre-Second World War life in Europe and facing the wrought of the war in India. These experiences would to some extent shaped Tun Tan’s political thought. When he came back to Malaya, Tun Tan assisted his father, Tun Tan Cheng Lock who himself a statesman.
Har Wai Mun is a member of TCLC, senior lecturer from Economics Department, Faculty of Accountancy and Management and principle investigator of a research grant on Tun Tan Siew Sin’ Biography. He has numerous publications of books, book chapters, journals, magazines and newspapers column articles.