Steve Oh

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Steve Oh is a Malaysian author best known for the novel Tiger King of the Golden Jungle.

Born in Penang, Malaysia, Oh studied at Penang Free School and graduated with a Business degree major in Accountancy from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Oh now lives in Australia where he frequently travels abroad.

Tiger King of the Golden Jungle is an eco-fiction novel and is accompanied by more than 40 original songs composed by Oh. Oh also hopes to mount Tiger King... as a Broadway musical.[1]

The first musical artiste to perform Oh's songs is Elaine Kang, a leading singer in Malaysia. Oh and Kang performed at Kang's 25th Anniversary Concert at the J W Marriott in December 2006 and again at the launch of the Tiger King of the Golden Jungle novel at UCSI University Blue Ocean Room, Kuala Lumpur campus on 9 October 2009.[2] The launch was attended by the Malaysian Minister for Natural Resources and Environment, Y B Datuk Douglas Uggah Embas.[3] More than 300 guests were present including Oh's former band members. The event also saw the President of Malaysian Nature Society, Tan Sri Dr Salleh Nor and UCSI University Chancellor Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Abdul Rahman Arshad deliver speeches on the environment.

Group President of UCSI University, Peter T S Ng was also present with many corporate leaders including Tan Sri Bashir Ahmad, CEO of Malaysia Airports that manages the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, T T Oh, brother of the author and former Group CEO of Tractors Malaysia and Sime Darby etc.


  1. ^ S. Indramalar (22 January 2007). "Citizen of the world". Retrieved 3 November 2009. 
  2. ^ Solomon, Rizal (28 October 2009). "Life: Welcome to the jungle". New Straits Times. Retrieved 3 November 2009. [dead link]
  3. ^ "UCSI University Launches Book to Demonstrate Commitment Towards Environment Conservation". UCSI News. 9 October 2009. Retrieved 3 November 2009. 

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