Dr. Yap Pheng Geck was well known in the Banking and Finance circles of Singapore. He layed a prominent part in the early days of Chinese banks, especially in the establishment of the present Overseas Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC). In these reminiscences he vividly recalls his childhood, his early schooldays and the vicissitudes of the Japanese war in Southeast Asia, bringing back nostalgic memories of Singapore forty years ago.Characteristic of the times the Secretary-General also acted as liaison officer between the banks and the Japanese ... a real estate subsidiary of the O.C.B.C.), businessmen seeking information, ex-Japanese pupils of mine in the A.C.S., ... Often they asked you silly, naive questions which had to be treated seriously. You hadanbsp;...
|Title||:||Scholar, Banker, Gentleman Soldier|
|Author||:||Yap Pheng Geck|
|Publisher||:||Institute of Southeast Asian Studies - 1982-12-01|