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Chinese Heritage Centre - Profile

General Information

The Chinese Heritage Centre (CHC) was founded in 1995 to advance knowledge and understanding of the ethnic Chinese communities in different parts of the world. Established as a non-profit organization, the Centre’s work is guided by an international Board of Governors. The current Board Chairman is Professor Su Guaning, President Emeritus of Nanyang Technological University. The Centre’s Deputy Chairman is Professor Wang Gungwu, Chairman of the East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore and former Vice Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong.

Additional Information

The Singapore Government had given the Centre a $5 million endowment fund, and interest from the fund had helped support the Centre’s work. Several reputable donors have also pledged $1 million each towards the Centre when it was first founded in 1995. They included prominent personalities like Dr Li Ka Shing, Mr Wee Cho Yaw, Mr Lee Seng Gee, Mr Liem Sioe Leong, Mr Chatri Sophonpanich and Dr Mochtiar Riady. In 1997, the Singapore Totalisator Board also gave a welcome $500,000 donation for the redevelopment of the ground floor and the second storey into a library and an auditorium.

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Overview

The Chinese Heritage Centre (CHC) was founded in 1995 to advance knowledge and understanding of the ethnic Chinese communities in different parts of the world. Established as a non-profit organization, the Centre’s work is guided by an international Board of Governors. The current Board Chairman is Professor Su Guaning, President Emeritus of Nanyang Technological University. The Centre’s Deputy Chairman is Professor Wang Gungwu, Chairman of the East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore and former Vice Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong.

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