Discover with Timothy Tye
Yeap Chor Ee Statue

Start here
Yeap Chor Ee Statue, with Homestead in the backgroundYeap Chor Ee Statue, with Homestead in the background (21 December, 2009)


The Yeap Chor Ee Statue is a copper statue within the ground of the main campus of the Wawasan Open University at Homestead, George Town, Penang. The statue commemorates the Chinese Towkay Yeap Chor Ee (1867-1952), who arrived in Malaya penniless, but through his indefatigable energy and business acumen, became one of the richest and most successful man in Penang during his lifetime.

The statue of Yeap Chor Ee is 2.5 meters in height, and depicts Towkay Yeap Chor Ee in his traditional Chinese attire. The statue was unveiled to the public on 28 November, 2007, in a ceremony attended by the Yeap clan headed by Dato' Seri Stephen Yeap.

Getting there

The nearest bus stop, which is along Northam Road, is served by by Rapid Penang bus 103.

Yeap Chor Ee StatueYeap Chor Ee Statue (22 December 2009)


Location of the Yeap Chor Ee Statue on the map

List of Monuments in Penang and Monuments in Malaysia

Thank you for using my website!

Hello and thank you for reading this page. My name is . I wrote this page to compile what I discover, for my own knowledge, and also to share it with people who might find it useful. It is part of three inter-connected websites: Penang Travel Tips, TimothyTye.com and Timothy Property Mart.

I am a real estate agent, food blogger, amateur historian and travel author. This website is an encyclopedia as well as a business directory. As a real estate agent, I help people buy, sell, rent and let properties. If you have a property to sell or rent in Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Ipoh or Malacca, my team of realtors and I can help you. If you operate a restaurant, can write about your food and promote your restaurant. I can also help you engage other food bloggers to write about your food. And finally, if you are operating a business anywhere in Malaysia, you can add your shop to this website and be found by lots of customers. All you need to do is contact me with what you need.

contact Tim

You can do many things directly from this website. If you are visiting Penang, I can arrange for you a tour guide and/or driver to show you around. If you are traveling by bus anywhere in Malaysia or Singapore, you can book your bus ticket. If you seek accommodation, you can get hotel room rates.

As a Christian, I hope that through this website, I am able to deliver God's message to all who need it, anywhere in the world. If you are open to hearing it, please read God's Good News to You.

If you wish to contact me, please use this contact form. And don't forget to follow me on Facebook. See you!

Properties for sale

As a realtor, I also promote selected properties on this website. Contact me, by the number shown in the video below, if you are keen to purchase the property.

 My Latest Updates

Copyright © 2003-2019 Timothy Tye. All Rights Reserved.