Eminent palm oil researcher pushing frontiers at 80

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  • Friday, 14 Feb 2014

The country’s palm oil research pioneer isn’t about to hang up his boots anytime soon.

ACADEMICIAN Tan Sri Emeritus Professor Dr Augustine Ong Soon Hock is proof that it’s never too late to expand the mind and discover new things. At 80, the country’s palm oil research pioneer continues to challenge himself to improve the chemistry and technology of palm oil and promote the palm oil industry.

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