Mr. Ngui Yew Kit


Mr. NGUI Yew Kit @ Clarence

Lecturer, History Programme,
Politics and Security Research Centre, National University of Malaysia (UKM)


UKM Faculty

Academic Qualification
Ph.D. Candidate, History Department, National University of Singapore (NUS)
M.A. Southeast Asian History, University of Malaya (UM)
B.Ec., National University of Malaysia (UKM) (Honours)

Area of Expertise
Thai History, Chinese in Southeast Asian History, Business and Economic History of Malaysia and Southeast Asia

Selected Publications

  1. Clarence Ngui Yew Kit (2012), “Kra Canal (1824-1910): The Elusive Dream”. Akademika, No 82 (1) Jan-Apr 2012, pp71-80
  2. Clarence Ngui Yew Kit. (2011). “Southern Siam’s Socio-Economic Linkages with Northern British Malaya (1855-1909)”. Rian Thai, International Journal of Thai Studies, Vol 4/2011, pp 111-136


Academic Awards

2009 – 2012 Malaysian Government SLAI PhD Scholarship
2012 Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program (SEASREP)
Postgraduate Fellowship for Ph.D. Research
2011  Chulalongkorn University’s Empowering Network for International Thai Studies (ENITS) Scholarship
1997  Dean’s Award (Faculty of Economics, UKM)