Sino Japanese War
China Relief Fund
Founding of China Relief Fund in South East Asia during the 2nd Sino Japanese War that evolved into part of World War Two. China Relief Fund was the 1st regional overseas Chinese organization in the history of South East Asia.
Venerable Pu Liang 普亮法师
Buddhist monk executed by the Japanese after the fall of Singapore. The Venerable was killed for his support of China Relief Fund and the training of Nanyang Volunteers. Venerable Pu Liang was the Abbot of Shuang Lin Monastery and chairperson of the Singapore Chinese Buddhist Association.
Li Yue Mei, 李月美
Li Yue Mei, daughter of a Penang businessman, gave up a comfortable life in Malaya to serve as a Nanyang Volunteer driving war supplies on the Burma Road. She was one of the 4 female Nanyang Volunteers during the Sino Japanese War. During the Cultural Revolution, she was driven to suicide the people whom she gave up everything to serve.
Light on the Lotus Hill
A book documenting the life of Venerable Pu Liang.
Abbot of Shuang Lin monastery who was executed by the Japanese after the fall of singapore for suporting china Relief Fund and recruitment of Nanyang Volunteers
Nanyang Volunteer, 南侨机工
Story of 3200 civilians who left Nanyang to serve on the Burma road as drivers and mechanics. Most were Chinese men but includes some Indian, Malay men and 4 Chinese women.