Lim Guan Eng, Tan Siew Sin, Tan Cheng Lock - Malacca High School



We take pride of your Quality and Skills. We admire and adore your humbled disposition while staying honest, and staying focus in your passion to create a better Malaysia.


Lim Guan Eng attended La Salle Primary School in Petaling Jaya, Monfort Primary in Batu Pahat, and his secondary education in Batu Pahat High School and Malacca High School before graduating from Monash University in Australia.


Old boy Chan Ying Tat holds the record for being the longest serving local principal from 1972 to 1985 when Guan Eng was with Malacca High School sometime 1976/1977.


Today YB Lim Guan Eng is the Finance Minister for Malaysia and he begin his Day 1 duties in PutraJaya.





Lim Guan Eng and his portrait in Penang after GE 14.





Tun Tan Siew Sin, the former Finance Minister of Malaysia in Office from 22 August from 1959 to 8 April 1974 was educated at the Malacca High School. He was the school captain, an Editor of the school magazine, and the president of the High School Literary Association, all for two years, 1931 - 1932.


Tun Sir Tan Cheng Lock, attended Malacca High School and he founded the Malayan Chinese Association in 1949.


In honor of Tan Cheng Lock, Ee Tiang Hong has written this :


At both ends of the street
Signplates bear the name
Of an illustrious son.

His only son, too, every Baba knows,
Deserves a token somewhere,
And in their memory.

In this very street
In the lavish study
Of the most famous house

Were made and sealed
A people's fortunes,
And their fate.
Heeren Street


A Blog Post by Daniel Ong
Tuesday 22 May 2018
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