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HuaQiao or Overseas Chinese Museum, Xiamen, China   1 comment


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This is the HuaQiao ( Overseas Chinese ) Museum founded by the Singaporean philantrophist Tan Kah Kee. An excellent collection of Chinese antiques are kept here within this Museum.
From the Wikipedia:-
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Tan.
Tan Kah Kee (simplified Chinese: 陈嘉庚; traditional Chinese: 陳嘉庚; pinyin: Chén Jiāgēng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tân Kah-kiⁿ) (October 21, 1874 – August 12, 1961) was a prominent businessman, community leader, and philanthropist in colonial Singapore, and a Communist leader in the People’s Republic of China.

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