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SMU Valedictorian Awards set up to honour Hong Leong founder

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The awards, set to commence next year for the academic year of 2019-2020, consists of S$70,000 that will be presented to the top graduates of each SMU cohort, split into equal awards of S$10,000 each.

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THE late Kwek Hong Png created a lasting legacy for his family when he founded the Hong Leong Group in 1941. (see amendment note)

Though the pioneer entrepreneur never received a formal education, he understood its importance and through his own...