He's 98 and going strong after a heart bypass surgery at 90

And this is how Chin delivers his 300 punches, an exercise he does three times a day with a water bottle in each hand! — Photos: IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star

“I’ll be 98 in May, you know!” Chin Ngen Chong declares proudly, holding eight fingers up.

The nonagenarian is probably the oldest person in Malaysia to have undergone a triple vessel coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) at the age of 90, back in 2015.

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