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nanyang volunteer iconNanyang 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.

 

chinatownology indonesiaBintan Island, Riau Island

banyan tree templeBanyan Tree Temple
The Banyan Tree Temple said to be 200 years old is one of the most well known places in Bintan Island and mentioned in almost all tourist literatures. A “must see” for all visitors to Bintan.

 

viharaVihara Bahtra Sasana
One of the oldest Chinese temple in the region and a major landmark in Bintan.

 

Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Vihara
An amazing temple dedicated to Ksitigarbha and well known for their life like sculptures of 500 arahats.


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