#19 – The history of Buddhist advocacy & diplomacy in Singapore (A conversation with Jack Chia)

Venerable Hong Choon may not be a familiar name to many younger Singaporeans. But the former President of the Singapore Buddhist Federation played an important role in diplomacy between Singapore and the People’s Republic of China in the 1980s. Today, we speak to Assistant Professor Jack Chia from the National University of Singapore, on Venerable Hong Choon’s diplomatic legacy as well as the history of Buddhist advocacy in Singapore.

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