BIODATA – DR. TANG CHAI YOONG
Dr. Tang Chai Yoong 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 eight 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)
Labor Workforce and Part-Time Education
7. My LEAP (M) SDN BHD ( Co No 1246873 U)
Oversea Development and Construction in India
8. PLATINUM ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION PVT LTD
Apart from a successful entrepreneur, Dr. Tang is also a generous donor. Among the NGOs that he has involved are as follows:
i) The Association of Hainan Selangor dan Wilayah Persekutuan
Dr. Tang has served the Association of Hainan Selangor dan 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 dan Wilayah Persekutuan was established in 1889. In 1976, this Association has 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 attract 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 dan Wilayah Persekutuan. The Association has a National type Chinese Primary School - Chiao Nan in Kuala Lumpur, shops and a hotel that makes a profit of RM5 million per year.
The Association not only give scholarships to students who excel in the field of education but also provide education loans. In addition, the Association also provides donations to poor students.
The Annual General Meeting of The Association of Hainan Selangor dan Wilayah Persekutuan held on 26 June 2016 has approved the construction of a park and extension of the current building.
ii) Chairman 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) Honourable President of Mazu Cultural Exchange Association at Hainan Province of China.
v) Honourable President of Kuala Lumpur Kwong Tong Cemetry.
Position Held and Awards
i) Dr. Tang was the Vice Chairman of Council of China’s Foreign Trade in 2004.
ii) Dr. Tang has received an honorary doctorate from the prestigious University of Troy, Alabama, the USA in 2007.
iii) Dr. Tang and his wife are also awarded honorary citizenship status of Alabama, the United States in 2007 for good relations with the United States and its contribution in the field of private higher education.
iv) Dr. Tang also being awarded the honorary citizenship status of Angola, the USA by Mayor Richard Hickman in 2014.
Dr. Tang married 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' house 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 Gort, Negeri Sembilan.
2) CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS EDUCATION FIELD
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 nine academic courses, from certificate to master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting and Intensive English Program as follows :
i ) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in collaboration with Trine University, USA (FA7030) Major: Accounting, Finance & International Business
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 )
viii) International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS)
The courses are recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Putra International College is awarded 5-stars for MyQuest (Malaysian Quality Evaluation System for Private Colleges) 2016/2017. Putra International College is also registered under ISO9001:2015. For more information, please visit www.iputra.edu.my
Putra International College has run its course in collaboration with Trine University, Changchun College of Finance, China and Jiangxi Vocational College of Mechanical & Electrical Technology, China. So far, the college has 700 students, including overseas students in China.
3 ) DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA – COMMERCIAL
In order to penetrate the construction industry in India, Dr. Tang through Plantinum 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.
4) LABOR WORKFORCE AND PART TIME COURSES
Dr. Tang has developed MyLEAP (M) Sdn. Bhd. in year 2017. It is an organization that offered labor jobs to factories at Johore and Malacca in terms of customer service, computer / electronic/mechanical engineering, hotel management and catering, finance and banking. At the same time, these workers will take part-time courses offered by Putra International College. All these workers will be monitored by expertise from MyLEAP to ensure their welfare and education will be well-taken care of.
The workers will work for five days a week and will benefit such as EPF, SOCSO and Medical Insurance. Accommodation and Transport will also be provided in the Fees and Facilities Assitance.