Education pet cause of S'pore's 3rd richest man who completed only primary school

Paint tycoon Goh Cheng Liang donated $20 million to set up the Goh Foundation in 1994.
Paint tycoon Goh Cheng Liang donated $20 million to set up the Goh Foundation in 1994.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Having had only six years of formal schooling, paint tycoon Goh Cheng Liang, 94, believes strongly in helping needy students get an education.

It was largely for this reason that Mr Goh, one of Singapore's richest men, set up the Goh Foundation in 1994.

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