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Re: hakka: Deng Xiao Ping
> I am forwarding your message to HAKKA FORUM
> and I expect that DIXIE in Singapore will answer
> you regarding the "Story of Singapore."
> by Lee Kuan-Yew.
Yoon-Ngan, I take that as a compliment.
However, much of what I posted here are reproduced from elsewhere.
I am far from knowledgeable as compared to most of you here.
As for hostilities between Singapore and Malaysia, the story is very long
and can be quite sensitive too.
Hope John can get hold of the book as soon as possible.
>On Tue, 10 Nov 1998, John Chan wrote:
> Deng was a Hakka, indeed it was documented in Han Su-Yin's
> autobiography, Han was
> born in Szechuan too. Mr. Chung, I must thank you for introducing me to
> read the above,
> the books gave me a refreshing course on modern Chinese history.While
> you were on the subject of Malaysian Chinese(Hakka, in particular), I
> wonder if you could tell us something about Lee Kuan Yew's Singapore,
> and his neighbouring country Malaysian,
> I want to read his latest book "Singapore", but it's not yet being
> carried in the public
> library in Vancouver, Canada. Mr. Chung, as you were originally from
> Malaysia, you
> must know enough to shed me some light on this topic, why are there so
> much hostile
> words being exchanged between Singpaore and Malaysia even now. Tks.