BIODATA – DR. CY TANG
Dr. CY Tang is a corporate leader in the fields of development, construction and education. Today, he is the owner of the Niaga Group which is registered under the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia. Niaga Group consists of seven subsidiary companies:
1. PUTRA INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE (Co No 476793 D)
Development and Construction in Malaysia
2. KNOWLEDGE ESTATE SDN BHD (Co No 882309 K)
3. MALAYSIAN HUB SDN BHD (Co No 865363 W)
4. KUMPULAN LANGKAWI RESORT CAPITAL SDN BHD (Co No 240391 M)
5. PLATINUM OASIS GLOBAL SDN. BHD. (Co No 724673 P)
6. UNIVERSAL GOLF ACADEMIC SDN BHD ( Co No 723307 U)
Oversea Development and Construction
7. PLATINUM ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION PVT LTD
Apart from a successful entrepreneur, Dr. Tang is also a generous donor. Among the NGOs that he is in are as follows:
i) The Association of Hainan Selangor and Wilayah Persekutuan
Dr. Tang has served the Association of Hainan Selangor and Wilayah Persekutuan for 13 years and is currently the President of the Association. For more information, please visit www.hainannet.com.my.
The Association of Hainan Selangor and Wilayah Persekutuan was established in 1889. In 1976, this Association moved to Thean Hou Temple.
Now, Thean Hou Temple is located at No. 65, Persiaran Endah, Persiaran Taman Desa, 50460 Kuala Lumpur. It is a famous temple in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. It is also one of the historic sites that attracts many local and international visitors each year. So far, it has held nine records of The Malaysia Book of Records.
There are 13,500 members in the Association of Hainan Selangor and Wilayah Persekutuan. The Association has a National type Chinese Primary School - Chiao Nan in Kuala Lumpur, shops and a hotel that makes profit of RM5 million per year.
The Association not only gives scholarships to students who excel in the field of education but also provides education loans. In addition, the Association also provides donations to poor students.
The Annual General Meeting of The Association of Hainan Selangor and Wilayah Persekutuan held on 26 June 2016 has approved the construction of a park and extension of the current building.
ii) Directors and Treasurer of the National type Chinese Primary School - Chiao Nan in Kuala Lumpur
iii) Councillor Hainan University in China (Please see Attachment A). For more information, please visit www.hainu.edu.cn
iv) The Malaysia - China Business Council in Kuala Lumpur
Position Held and Awards
i) Dr. Tang was the Vice Chairman of Council of China’s Foreign Trade in 2004. (Please refer to Attachment B).
ii) Dr. Tang has received an honorary doctorate from the prestigious University of Troy, Alabama, USA in 2007 (Please refer to Attachment C).
iii) Dr. Tang and his wife were also awarded honorary citizenship status of Alabama, United States in 2007 for good relations with the United States and its contribution in the field of private higher education (Please refer to Attachment D).
iv) Dr. Tang was also awarded the honorary citizenship status of Angola, USA by Mayor Richard Hickman in 2014 (Please refer to Attachment E).
Dr. Tang is married to Mdm Samantha Yap and they have two lovely children, Nicholas Tang and Nicole Tang.
1) DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION IN MALAYSIA
i) Property Development: Knowledge Estate Sdn. Bhd.
The company has been appointed by PR1MA Malaysia as the 'Design and Build Contractor’. The housing project at Lot 4242 Port Dickson has received approval from PR1MA Corporation Malaysia.
PR1MA Corporation Malaysia is a corporation established to design, develop, build and offer quality housing for moderate-income residents. The project includes the construction of 659 units of double storey terrace houses. The cost of this project is worth a total of RM159 million.
ii) Property Development: Malaysia Hub Sdn. Bhd.
The three storey residential project is located at Lot 1026, Kuala Selangor. The project includes the construction of 37 units of 20 'x 70' houses amounted to about gross development value of RM20 million.
iii) Property Development: plantinum Oasis Global Sdn. Bhd.
Has 5 outlets in the food court based in Taman Jasmin, Legenda, Mantin, Negeri Sembilan.
iv) Property Development: Universal Golf Academic Sdn. Bhd.
Approval established 380 service apartments in high-rise buildings, Negeri Sembilan.
Dr. Tang is the President and Owner of Putra International College Sdn. Bhd. The college was founded in 1999 and operates in the former 4-star international resort area of 4.9 acres in Ayer Keroh, Melaka . It offers eight academic courses, from certificate to undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Accounting and Intensive English Program as follows :
i)Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in collaboration with Trine University,USA(PA7030) Major:Accounting,Finance,International Business, Hospitality & Tourism Management
ii) Diploma in Business Administration (A6265 )
iii) Diploma in Accounting (A0138 )
iv) Diploma in Finance (A0137)
v) Diploma in Technology Information (PA8197)
vi) Diploma in Visual Arts (PA6480)
vii) Certificate in Business Studies (A6266 )
ix) International English Language Testing Systems
The courses are recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
Putra International College has run its course in collaboration with Trine University, United States. So far, the college has 900 students, including oversea students in China.
3 ) DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA – COMMERCIAL
In order to penetrate the construction industry in India , Dr. Tang through Platinum Group Engineering Construction Pvt . Ltd. has developed and built a commercial development project in Calicut, Kerala. The project involves the construction of a four-storey shopping complex and two-story high-rise apartments with a gross development value of USD80 million.