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Friday, February 16, 2007

ASLI founder

When the controversial bumiputra equity ownership by ASLI-CPPS occured. The focus was on Dr Lim Teck Ghee, director of Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS).

However, I am more interest on Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) founder and Chief Executive Officer Dato Michael Yeoh but focus was given to him by the mainstream media.

An article on Nanyang yesterday reveal that Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) founder and Chief Executive officer joint a Think Tank form by Malaysia Chinese Association (MCA) in Federal Territory in 1979. A service centre was form by MCA by Tan Koon Swan in Federal Territory in 1979. At that point of time, Tan Koon Swan was newly become a Member of Parliament. He set up a service centre in Federal Territory despite his constituent was in Pahang. A think tank was set up to help the service centre to research on politic, economic and social issue.

The first person who joint the think tank is Stanley Koh and later Michael Yeoh both just newly graduated from Australia.

Kidnap late Tun Abdul Razak

Rumour said that Michael Yeoh was detent and question by the authority before this on suspicious of him involve in intention to kidnap and intention to injury the late Tun Abdul Razak.

In 1975, when late Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak on official visit to Australia. A large group of oversea student held a peace protest, opposing the late Abdul Razak implementing New Economy Policy and quota system on University.

They request the late Prime Minister to have an open debate on the issue with them. When the Prime Minister refused, they plan to over power the Prime Minister and force him to do so.

With the help from police of Australia and some security personal from Malaysia. The Prime Minister able to escape. The news has spread to whole Australia at that point of time but media in Malaysia unable to published such news.

Dato Michael Yeoh joint MCA after he come back to Malaysia.

Earlier, a feng shui book written by Lilian Too stated that Michael Yeoh install a water feature, a fountain, if not mistaken in the front garden of his house. Six months after the fountain installed. Michael Yeah was offer a job he unable to deny. Apparently, that could be a job offer from Multi-Purpose Holding Bhd by Tan Koon Swan. He has change to a new house after that and Now Michael Yeoh operate Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) .

On the webpage of ASLI, Mirzan Mahathir, so of ex-Prime Minister is co-founder and President of ASLI. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah of Sunway Group sit on Chairman of Trustee of ASLI Foundation. Dato' Michael YEOH now is also Chairman of the Socio-Economic Development and Research Institute (SEDAR), a non-racial, non-partisan Think Tank initiated by the Parti-Gerakan. He graduated in Economics from Monash University and obtained his Doctorate in Organizational Development and has authored three books on Leadership and Management and co-authored several books on Malaysian politics.