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Hoklo people

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The Hoklo people are Han Chinese people whose traditional ancestral homes are in Fujian, South China. [1]

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Ah Niu

Tan Kheng Seong (Simplified Chinese: 陈庆祥), better known by his stage name Ah Niu or Ah Gu, is a Malaysian Chinese singer in Malaysia and Singapore.

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American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Amoy dialect

The Amoy dialect or Xiamen dialect, also known as Amoynese, Amoy Hokkien, Xiamenese or Xiamen Hokkien, is a dialect of Hokkien spoken in the city of Xiamen (historically known as "Amoy") and its surrounding metropolitan area, in the southern part of Fujian province.

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Amy Chua

Amy L. Chua (pronounced CHOO-ah, born October 26, 1962) is an American lawyer, academic and writer.

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Ancestor veneration in China

Chinese ancestor worship, or Chinese ancestor veneration, also called the Chinese patriarchal religion, is an aspect of the Chinese traditional religion which revolves around the ritual celebration of the deified ancestors and tutelary deities of people with the same surname organised into lineage societies in ancestral shrines.

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Ancestral home (Chinese)

In Chinese culture, hometown or ancestral home is the place of origin of one's extended family.

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Ang Peng Siong

Ang Peng Siong (born 27 October 1962 in Singapore) is a swimmer from Singapore, who once held World Number 1 ranking in the 50 m freestyle.

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An arrow is a fin-stabilized projectile that is launched via a bow, and usually consists of a long straight stiff shaft with stabilizers called fletchings, as well as a weighty (and usually sharp and pointed) arrowhead attached to the front end, and a slot at the rear end called nock for engaging bowstring.

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Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.

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Baiyu (singer)

Sara Baiyu Chen, known professionally as Baiyu, is a Chinese-born American singer-songwriter and actress.

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Baosheng Dadi

Baosheng Dadi also Pao Sheng Ta Ti or Poh Seng Tai Tay (Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pó-seng tāi-tè) is a Chinese god of medicine worshiped in Chinese folk religion and Taoism most popularly in Fujian and Taiwan.

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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother is a book by American author and lawyer Amy Chua that was published in 2011.

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Biochemistry, sometimes called biological chemistry, is the study of chemical processes within and relating to living organisms.

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Cai Guo-Qiang

Cai Guo-Qiang (born 8 December 1957) is a Chinese artist who currently lives and works in New York City and New Jersey.

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Cai Qirui

Cai Qirui (7 January 1914 – 3 October 2016) was a Chinese chemist, educator and academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

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The Cantonese language is a variety of Chinese spoken in the city of Guangzhou (historically known as Canton) and its surrounding area in southeastern China.

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Chaozhou, alternatively transliterated as Chiuchow, Chaochow, or Teochew, is a city in the eastern Guangdong province of China.

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Chee Kim Thong

Chee Kim Thong (1920-2001) was a Shaolin martial arts grandmaster.

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Chemistry is the scientific discipline involved with compounds composed of atoms, i.e. elements, and molecules, i.e. combinations of atoms: their composition, structure, properties, behavior and the changes they undergo during a reaction with other compounds.

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Chen Guohua

Chen Guohua, born Tan Kok Hwa, is a Singaporean actor and contracted artiste under MediaCorp.

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Chen Haiwei

Chen Haiwei (born 30 December 1994) is a Chinese competitive foil fencer.

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Chen Shui-bian

Chen Shui-bian (born October 12, 1950) is a retired Taiwanese politician and lawyer who served as President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) from 2000 to 2008.

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Cheong Soo Pieng

Cheong Soo Pieng was a Singaporean artist who was a pioneer of the Nanyang art style, and a driving force to the development of Modernism in visual art in the early 20th-century Singapore.

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Cher Wang

Cher Wang is a Taiwanese entrepreneur and philanthropist born in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Chess prodigy

Chess prodigies are children who can beat experienced adult players and even Masters at chess.

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Chief Minister of Singapore

The Chief Minister of Singapore was the head of government of the Crown colony of Singapore until its abolition on 3 June 1959 replaced by the role of Prime Minister.

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Child prodigy

In psychology research literature, the term child prodigy is defined as a person under the age of ten who produces meaningful output in some domain to the level of an adult expert performer.

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Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), with historical origins in the Academia Sinica during the Republic of China era, is the national academy for the natural sciences of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Chinese characters

Chinese characters are logograms primarily used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese.

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Chinese Filipino

Chinese Filipinos (Filipino: Pilipinong Tsino, Tsinoy or Intsik) are Filipinos of Chinese descent, mostly born and raised in the Philippines.

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Chinese folk religion

Chinese folk religion (Chinese popular religion) or Han folk religion is the religious tradition of the Han people, including veneration of forces of nature and ancestors, exorcism of harmful forces, and a belief in the rational order of nature which can be influenced by human beings and their rulers as well as spirits and gods.

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Chinese Indonesians

Chinese Indonesians (Indonesian: Orang Tionghoa-Indonesia) are Indonesians descended from various Chinese ethnic groups, primarily the Han Chinese.

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Chinese people in Madagascar

Chinese people in Madagascar are a minority ethnic group of Madagascar and form Africa's third largest overseas Chinese population with a population in 2011 estimated at between 70,000-100,000.

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Chinese people in Myanmar

The Chinese people in Burma, Burmese Chinese, Tayoke or Sino-Burmese (မြန်မာတရုတ်လူမျိုး) are a group of overseas Chinese born or raised in Burma (Myanmar).

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Chinese Singaporeans

Chinese Singaporeans or Singaporean Chinese are people of full or partial Chineseparticularly Han Chineseancestry who hold Singaporean nationality.

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Christian Hadinata

Christian Hadinata (born Purwokerto, Central Java, 11 December 1949) is a former Chinese Indonesian badminton player.

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ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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Chua's circuit

Chua's circuit (also known as a Chua circuit) is a simple electronic circuit that exhibits classic chaotic behavior.

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Chuan Leekpai

Chuan Leekpai (ชวน หลีกภัย,,;; born 28 July 1938 in Trang) was the Prime Minister of Thailand from 20 September 1992 to 19 May 1995 and again from 9 November 1997 to 9 February 2001.

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Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poraminthra Maha Chulalongkorn Phra Chunla Chom Klao Chao Yu Hua (พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรมินทรมหาจุฬาลงกรณ์ พระจุลจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว), or Rama V (20 September 1853 – 23 October 1910), was the fifth monarch of Siam under the House of Chakri.

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Cojuangco is the Hispanised Filipino-Chinese surname Kho (Hanzi: 許, pronounced in Hokkien and Xu in Mandarin).

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Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life.

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In articulatory phonetics, a consonant is a speech sound that is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract.

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Corazon Aquino

Maria Corazon "Cory" Sumulong Cojuangco Aquino (January 25, 1933 – August 1, 2009) was a Filipina politician who served as the 11th President of the Philippines and the first woman to hold that office.

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Datian Min

Datian Min or Datian dialect is a variety of Southern Min which is spoken in Datian County, Sanming Prefecture, Fujian Province, China.

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Demographics of Taiwan

This article is about the demographic features of the population in Taiwan (officially known by its constitutional name, the Republic of China), includes population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

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Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore

The Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore is the deputy head of the government of the Republic of Singapore.

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Dick Lee

Richard "Dick" Lee Peng Boon (born 24 August 1956) is a Singaporean pop singer, composer, songwriter, and playwright.

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Edmund Chen

Edmund Chen (born 4 February 1961 is a Mediacorp actor and artist. He began his career in 1987 and rose to become one of Singapore's most prominent and popular actors during the 1990s and early 2000s before leaving the industry in 2007 to pursue his passion for art. Since then he has also established himself as an artist and children's book illustrator.

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Empress Dowager Huang

Empress Dowager Huang (黃太后, personal name unknown), referred to semi-formally as Empress Dowager Longqi (龍啟太后) after her son Wang Yanjun's Longqi era name, was an empress dowager of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period state Min.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Eric Go

Eric Go (born January 12, 1984) is an American male badminton player of Chinese-Filipino descent.

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Exonym and endonym

An exonym or xenonym is an external name for a geographical place, or a group of people, an individual person, or a language or dialect.

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Fang Zhouzi

Fang Shimin, better known by his pen name Fang Zhouzi, is a Chinese popular scientific writer who is primarily known for his campaign against pseudoscience and fraud in China.

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Five Ancestors

Five Ancestors Fist (Wuzuquan or Ngo-cho Kun) is a Southern Chinese martial art that consists of principles and techniques from five styles.

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Folk etymology

Folk etymology or reanalysis – sometimes called pseudo-etymology, popular etymology, or analogical reformation – is a change in a word or phrase resulting from the replacement of an unfamiliar form by a more familiar one.

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Forbes is an American business magazine.

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In law, fraud is deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain, or to deprive a victim of a legal right.

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Frozen (2013 film)

Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

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Fudan University

Fudan University, located in Shanghai, China, is a C9 League university that is one of the most prestigious and selective universities in China.

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Fujian (pronounced), formerly romanised as Foken, Fouken, Fukien, and Hokkien, is a province on the southeast coast of mainland China.

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Fujian White Crane

White Crane Style (in) is a Southern Chinese martial art that originated in Fujian (福建) province.

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Ganzhou, formerly romanized as Kanchow, is a prefecture-level city in southern Jiangxi, China, bordering Fujian to the east, Guangdong to the south, and Hunan to the west.

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George Hu

George Hu (born July 24, 1982) is an American actor and singer based in Taiwan.

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Goh Chok Tong

Goh Chok Tong (born 20 May 1941;, Wade–Giles: Wu2-tso4-tung4) is a Singaporean politician.

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Goh Keng Swee

Goh Keng Swee,, (6 October 1918 – 14 May 2010) was the second Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore between 1973 and 1984, and a Member of Parliament (MP) for the Kreta Ayer constituency for a quarter of a century.

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Gu Hongming

Gu Hongming (Wade-Giles: Ku Hung-ming; Pinyin: Gū Hóngmíng; courtesy name: Hongming; ordinary name: 湯生 in Chinese or Tomson in English) (18 July 185730 April 1928) was a British Malaya born Chinese man of letters.

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Guangdong is a province in South China, located on the South China Sea coast.

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Haifeng County

Haifeng County (postal: Hoifung) is a county under the administration of Shanwei, southeastern Guangdong Province, Southern china.

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Hainan is the smallest and southernmost province of the People's Republic of China (PRC), consisting of various islands in the South China Sea.

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Hainan people

The Hainan people (Chinese: 海南人), also known as Hainanese or Hailam (in Hokkien dialect, especially in Malaysia and Indonesia), are a Han Chinese subgroup who originate from Hainan, the southernmost and smallest Chinese province.

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Hainanese (Hainan Romanised), also known as Qióng Wén or Qióng yǔ (瓊語/琼语), is a group of Min Chinese varieties spoken in the southern Chinese island province of Hainan.

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Hakka Chinese

Hakka, also rendered Kejia, is one of the major groups of varieties of Chinese, spoken natively by the Hakka people throughout southern China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and throughout the diaspora areas of East Asia, Southeast Asia, and in overseas Chinese communities around the world.

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Han Chinese

The Han Chinese,.

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Han Kuo-Huang

Han Kuo-Huang is a Chinese-born American ethnomusicologist and musician.

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Han Siong Kong

Han Siong Kong (1673-1743) is best known as the founder of the, a dynasty of government bureaucrats and landlords that played an important role in the colonial Dutch East Indies of history of Indonesia.

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Han Taiwanese

Han Taiwanese or Taiwanese Hans (Mandarin: 臺灣漢人) are Taiwanese people of Han (Mandarin: 漢人) descent, the largest ethnic group in the world.

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Henry Sy

Henry T. Sy Sr.

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Hokkien (from) or (閩南語/閩南話), is a Southern Min Chinese dialect group originating from the Minnan region in the south-eastern part of Fujian Province in Southeastern China and Taiwan, and spoken widely there and by the Chinese diaspora in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and other parts of Southeast Asia, and by other overseas Chinese all over the world.

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Hokkien honorifics

The Hokkien language uses a broad array of honorific suffixes or prefixes for addressing or referring to people.

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Hoklo Americans

Hokkien, Hoklo (Holo), and Minnan people are found in the United States.

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Hoklo people

The Hoklo people are Han Chinese people whose traditional ancestral homes are in Fujian, South China.

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Hoklo Taiwanese

Hoklo Taiwanese are a major ethnic group in Taiwan whose ancestry is wholly or partially Hoklo.

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Hong Chengchou

Hong Chengchou (1593–1665), courtesy name Yanyan and art name Hengjiu, was a Chinese official who served under the Ming and Qing dynasties.

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Hoon Thien How

Hoon Thien How (born 24 December 1986 in Kuala Lumpur) is a former badminton player from Malaysia who plays in the men's doubles category.

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Howqua (17694 September 1843) was the most important of the Hong merchants in the Thirteen Factories, head of the E-wo hong and leader of the Canton Cohong.

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Huang Senping

Huang Senping, Pengiran Maharaja Lela of Brunei.

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Huang Sian Teh

Huang Sian Teh (March 15, 1919 – November 20, 2013) was a Taiwanese martial artist and former Army general.

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Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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Instant noodle

Instant noodles are sold in a precooked and dried noodle block, with flavoring powder and/or seasoning oil.

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The International Criminal Police Organization (Organisation internationale de police criminelle; ICPO-INTERPOL), more commonly known as Interpol, is an international organization that facilitates international police cooperation.

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Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion.

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Jack Neo

Jack Neo (born 24 January 1960), is a Singaporean film and television actor, host and director.

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Janet Hsieh

Janet Hsieh (January 20, 1980) is a Taiwanese-American television personality, violinist, author, and model based in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Shu-How Lin (born August 23, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Jody Chiang

Jody Chiang or Jiang Hui, born Jiang Shuhui, is a Taiwanese popular singer.

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John Lie Tjeng Tjoan

Jahja Daniel Dharma, BMP, also known as John Lie Tjeng Tjoan (11 March 1911 – 28 August 1988), a National Hero of Indonesia, was one of the first high-ranking navy commanders during the Indonesian National Revolution.

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Joi Chua

Joi Chua or Joi Tsai (born August 3, 1978) is a Singaporean female pop singer.

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José Ignacio Paua

José Ignacio Paua (29 April 1872 - 24 May 1926) was a Chinese-Filipino general who joined the Katipunan, a secret society that spearheaded the 1896 Philippine Revolution against the Spanish Empire.

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José Rizal

José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda, widely known as José Rizal (June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896), was a Filipino nationalist and polymath during the tail end of the Spanish colonial period of the Philippines.

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Joshua Ang

Joshua Ang Ser Kian is a former Mediacorp artiste from Singapore who starred alongside Shawn Lee in the film I Not Stupid and its sequel I Not Stupid Too.

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Kaiyuan Temple (Quanzhou)

Kaiyuan Temple is a Buddhist temple in West Street, Quanzhou, China, the largest in Fujian province with an area of.

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Kapitan Cina

Kapitan Cina, also spelt Kapitan China or Capitan China (English: Captain of the Chinese; Chinese:; Dutch: Kapitein der Chinezen) was a high-ranking government position in the civil administration of colonial Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Borneo.

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Katrina Law

Katrina Law is an American actress.

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Khoo Boon Hui

Tan Sri Khoo Boon Hui, born in 1954 in Singapore, is the Senior Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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Khoo Teck Puat

Tan Sri Khoo Teck Puat (13 January 1917 – 21 February 2004) was a banker and hotel owner, who, with an estimated fortune of S$4.3 billion, was the wealthiest man in Singapore at one point.

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Kingdom of Tungning

The Kingdom of Tungning or Kingdom of Formosa was a government that ruled part of southwestern Formosa (Taiwan) between 1661 and 1683.

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Kittiratt Na-Ranong

Kittiratt Na-Ranong (กิตติรัตน์ ณ ระนอง;; born 3 August 1958) is a Thai manager and politician.

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Ko Chun-hsiung

Ko Chun-hsiung (15 January 1945 – 6 December 2015) was a Taiwanese actor, director and politician.

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Koo Chen-fu

Koo Chen-fu (6 January 1917 – 3 January 2005), also known as C.F. Koo, was a Taiwanese businessman and diplomat.

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Koo Kien Keat

Koo Kien Keat (born 18 September 1985 in Ipoh, Perak) is a retired Malaysian professional badminton player.

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Zheng Chenggong, better known in the West by his Hokkien honorific Koxinga or Coxinga, was a Chinese Ming loyalist who resisted the Qing conquest of China in the 17th century, fighting them on China's southeastern coast.

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Kwik Kian Gie

Kwik Kian Gie (born 11 January 1935 in Juwana, Central Java) was the Indonesian Coordinating Minister of Economics and Finance from 1999–2000, and Minister of National Development Planning from 2001-2004.

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Lý dynasty

The Lý dynasty (Nhà Lý, Hán Nôm: 家李), sometimes known as the Later Lý dynasty, was a Vietnamese dynasty that began in 1009 when emperor Lý Thái Tổ overthrew the Early Lê dynasty and ended in 1225, when the empress Lý Chiêu Hoàng (then 8 years old) was forced to abdicate the throne in favor of her husband, Trần Cảnh.

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Lý Thái Tổ

Lý Thái Tổ (Chinese: 李太祖, 974 - 1028), birth name Lý Công Uẩn (李公蘊), courtesy name Triệu Diên (兆衍), was the founder of the Later Lý Dynasty in Vietnam; he reigned from 1009 to 1028.

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Lee Chong Wei

Datuk Lee Chong Wei (born 21 October 1982) is a Malaysian professional badminton player.

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Lee Kong Chian

Tan Sri Dato' Dr Lee Kong Chian (18 October 1893 – 2 June 1967), also known as Li Guangqian or by his alias Lee Geok Kun (Li Yukun), was a prominent Chinese businessman and philanthropist active in Malaya and Singapore from the 1930s to the 1960s.

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Leizhou is a county-level city in Guangdong Province, China.

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Leizhou Min

Leizhou Min is a branch of Min Chinese spoken in Leizhou city and neighbouring areas on the Leizhou peninsula in the west of Guangdong province.

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Leon O. Chua

Leon Ong Chua (born June 28, 1936) is an American electrical engineer and computer scientist.

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Li Guangdi

Li Guangdi (1642–1718), also known by his courtesy name Jinqing (晉卿) and sobriquet Hou'an (厚庵), was a Chinese neo-Confucianist court official during the reign of the Kangxi Emperor of the Qing dynasty.

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Li Zhi (philosopher)

Li Zhi (1527–1602), often known by his pseudonym Zhuowu, was a Chinese philosopher, historian and writer of the late Ming Dynasty.

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Liem Swie King

Liem Swie King (born 28 February 1956 in Kudus) is a former Indonesian badminton player who excelled from the late 1970s through the mid-1980s.

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Lim Bo Seng

Lim Bo Seng (27 April 1909 – 29 June 1944) was a Chinese resistance fighter based in Singapore and Malaya during World War II.

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Lim Chin Tsong

Lim Chin Tsong (လင်းချင်းချောင်း) was a Burmese Chinese tycoon and merchant, with business interests ranging from rice to oil.

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Lim Chong Eu

Tun Dato' Seri Dr. Lim Chong Eu (28 May 1919 – 24 November 2010) was a Malaysian politician who served as the second Chief Minister of Penang for a record 21 years.

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Lim Guan Eng

Lim Guan Eng (born 8 December 1960) is a Malaysian politician currently serving as the Finance Minister of Malaysia.

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Lim Hak Tai

Lim Hak Tai was one of Singapore's pioneer artist at the turn of the 20th century, and was the person who inspired the Nanyang School of art form, to reflect the 'Nanyang' (South-east Asia) region, both in painting style and subject matter.

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Lim Kay Tong

Lim Kay Tong or Yiam Kong Leong (born 1954) is a veteran Singaporean film, TV and stage actor.

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Lim Kit Siang

Lim Kit Siang (born 20 February 1941) is a Malaysian politician and party leader.

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Lim Yew Hock

Haji Omar Lim Yew Hock (15 October 1914 – 30 November 1984), born Lim Yew Hock, was a Singaporean and Malaysian politician of Chinese descent, who served as a Member of the Legislative Council and Assembly from 1948 to 1963, and the second Chief Minister of Singapore from 1956 to 1959.

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Lin Dan

Lin Dan (born October 14, 1983) is a Chinese professional badminton player.

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Lin Yutang

Lin Yutang (October 10, 1895 – March 26, 1976) was a Chinese writer, translator, linguist, philosopher and inventor.

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Liu Kang (artist)

Liu Kang was a Singaporean artist known for his Balinese-themed figurative paintings.

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Loa Sek Hie

Loa Sek Hie Sia (born in Batavia in 1898 - died in The Hague in 1965) was a Chinese-Indonesian colonial politician, parliamentarian and founding Voorzitter or chairman of the controversial, ethnic-Chinese self-defense force Pao An Tui (1946 - 1949).

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Loh Boon Siew

Tan Sri Dato' Loh Boon Siew (1915 – 1995) also known as “Mr Honda”, was a Penangite tycoon and the first sole distributor of Honda motorcycles in Malaysia.

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Longyan Min

Longyan Min (龍巖閩語), is a variety of Min Chinese spoken in the eastern part of Longyan region in the southern Chinese province of Fujian.

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Lorenzo Ruiz

Saint Lorenzo Ruiz (San Lorenzo Ruiz ng Maynila, San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila Laurentius Ruiz Manilensis; ca. 1600 – 29 September 1637) is a Filipino saint venerated in the Roman Catholic Church.

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Lu Jiaxi

Lu Jiaxi (26 October 1915 – 4 June 2001), or Chia-Si Lu, was a Chinese physical chemist who is considered a founder of the discipline in China.

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Lufeng, Guangdong

Lufeng, formerly romanized as Lukfung, is a county-level city in Guangdong, China, administered as a part of the prefecture-level city of Shanwei.

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Luo River (Henan)

The Luo River is a tributary of the Yellow River in China.

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Ma Yuehan

Ma Yuehan (1883–1966) was a pioneer in physical education and modern Chinese sports.

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Mahāyāna (Sanskrit for "Great Vehicle") is one of two (or three, if Vajrayana is counted separately) main existing branches of Buddhism and a term for classification of Buddhist philosophies and practice.

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Mainland China

Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, is the geopolitical as well as geographical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Malaysian Chinese

The Malaysian Chinese consist of people of full or partial Chinese—particularly Han Chinese—ancestry who were born in or immigrated to Malaysia.

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Malaysian Chinese Association

The Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) (formerly known as Malayan Chinese Association) is a uni-racial political party in Malaysia that seeks to represents the Malaysian Chinese ethnicity; it is one of the three major component parties of the opposition coalition in Malaysia called the Barisan Nasional (BN) in Malay, or National Front in English.

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Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin is a group of related varieties of Chinese spoken across most of northern and southwestern China.

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March Tian Boedihardjo

March Tian Boedihardjo (born March 1998) is a child prodigy of Chinese Indonesian descent.

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Mari Elka Pangestu

Mari Elka Pangestu (born 23 October 1956) was the Minister of Trade of Indonesia from October 2004 to October 2011. In a cabinet reshuffle in October 2011 she was appointed to the newly created position of minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, a post she held until the term of the administration of president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono finished on 20 October 2014. In late December 2012 the Indonesian Government nominated Mari Pangestu as a candidate for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to succeed the incumbent Director-General, Pascal Lamy, whose term ends in 2013. The General Council of the WTO considered nominations from various countries in early 2013. The selection process went through various rounds and in late April 2013 eliminated all three candidates from the Asia-Pacific region. Mari Pangestu issued a gracious statement accepting the outcome of the process.

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Master of Philosophy

The Master of Philosophy (abbr. M.Phil. or MPhil, sometimes Ph.M.; Latin Magister Philosophiae or Philosophiae Magister) is a postgraduate degree.

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Michael Bambang Hartono

Michael Bambang Hartono (born 1941 in Kudus, Central Java), also known as Oei Gwie Siong, is a Chinese Indonesian billionaire heir and businessman.

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Michael Chang

Michael Te-Pei Chang (born February 22, 1972) is a retired American professional tennis player.

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Michelle Yeoh

Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng (born 6 August 1962) is a Malaysian actress who achieved fame in the early 1990s, after starring in a series of popular Hong Kong action films in which she performed her own stunts.

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Ming dynasty

The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.

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Ministry of Defence (Singapore)

The Ministry of Defence (Abbreviation: MINDEF; Kementerian Pertahanan; Simplified Chinese: 新加坡国防部; தற்காப்பு அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore entrusted with overseeing the national defence needs of the Republic of Singapore.

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Ministry of Education (Singapore)

The Ministry of Education (Abbreviation: MOE; Kementerian Pendidikan; Chinese: 教育部; கல்வி அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore that directs the formulation and implementation of policies related to education in Singapore.

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Ministry of Finance (Singapore)

The Ministry of Finance (Abbreviation: MOF; Kementerian Kewangan; Chinese: 财政部; நிதி அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore responsible for responsible for designing regulatory policies and maintaining international standards and best practices in areas such as company law, accounting standards and corporate governance principles, to establish Singapore as an international business and financial centre.

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Ministry of Interior and Defence

The Ministry of Interior and Defence of Singapore was set up in 1965, with Dr.

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Ministry of Trade (Indonesia)

The Ministry Of Trade (Indonesian: Kementerian Perdagangan) is a ministry of the Government of Indonesia that directs the formulation of policies related to the development of trade and industry in Indonesia.

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Minyue was an ancient kingdom in what is now Fujian province in southern China.

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Mitochondrial antiviral-signaling protein

Mitochondrial antiviral-signaling protein (MAVS) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MAVS gene.

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Molecular genetics

Molecular genetics is the field of biology that studies the structure and function of genes at a molecular level and thus employs methods of both molecular biology and genetics.

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Momofuku Ando

, ORS, (March 5, 1910 – January 5, 2007) was a Taiwanese-Japanese inventor and businessman born in Imperial Japanese Taiwan who founded Nissin Food Products Co., Ltd..

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Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poramenthra Maha Mongkut Phra Chom Klao Chao Yu Hua (พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรเมนทรมหามงกุฎ พระจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว), or Rama IV, known in English-speaking countries as King Mongkut (18 October 18041 October 1868), was the fourth monarch of Siam (Thailand) under the House of Chakri, ruling from 1851 to 1868.

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National Hero of Indonesia

National Hero of Indonesia (Indonesian: Gelar Pahlawan Nasional Indonesia) is the highest-level title awarded in Indonesia.

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National Revolutionary Army

The National Revolutionary Army (NRA), sometimes shortened to Revolutionary Army (革命軍) before 1928, and as National Army (國軍) after 1928, was the military arm of the Kuomintang (KMT, or the Chinese Nationalist Party) from 1925 until 1947 in the Republic of China.

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.

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Ong Poh Lim

Ong Poh Lim (18 November 1922 – 17 April 2003) was a Malayan/Singaporean badminton player who won numerous national and international titles from the late 1940s to the early 1960s.

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Ong Seok Kim

Ong Seok Kim (21 November 1884 - 31 May 1964) was an educationist, social worker, philanthropist and entrepreneur.

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Ong Teng Cheong

Ong Teng Cheong (22 January 1936 – 8 February 2002), was a Singaporean politician and businessman who was President of Singapore from 1993 to 1999.

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Overseas Chinese

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Paige Chua

Paige Chua (born 25 June 1981) is a Mediacorp actress and television host.

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Pe̍h-ōe-jī (abbreviated POJ, literally vernacular writing, also known as Church Romanization) is an orthography used to write variants of Southern Min Chinese, particularly Taiwanese Southern Min and Amoy Hokkien.

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Penang is a Malaysian state located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, by the Malacca Strait.

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A people is a plurality of persons considered as a whole, as is the case with an ethnic group or nation.

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Phan Thanh Giản

Phan Thanh Giản (潘淸簡, November 11, 1796–1867) was a Grand Counsellor at the Nguyễn court in Vietnam.

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Philippine Revolution

The Philippine Revolution (Filipino: Himagsikang Pilipino; Spanish: Revolución Filipina), also called the Tagalog War (Spanish: Guerra Tagalog, Filipino: Digmaang Tagalog) by the Spanish, was a revolution and subsequent conflict fought between the people and insurgents of the Philippines and the Kingdom of Spain with its Spanish Empire and Spanish colonial authorities in the Spanish East Indies.

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Philippine–American War

The Philippine–American War (also referred to as the Filipino-American War, the Philippine War, the Philippine Insurrection, the Tagalog Insurgency; Filipino: Digmaang Pilipino-Amerikano; Spanish: Guerra Filipino-Estadounidense) was an armed conflict between the First Philippine Republic and the United States that lasted from February 4, 1899, to July 2, 1902.

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The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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A phoneme is one of the units of sound (or gesture in the case of sign languages, see chereme) that distinguish one word from another in a particular language.

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Phraya Ratsadanupradit Mahitsaraphakdi

Phraya Ratsadanupradit Mahitsaraphakdi (พระยารัษฎานุประดิษฐ์มหิศรภักดี; 1857–1913, born Khaw Sim Bee (คอซิมบี๊) was a Thai provincial administrator. He was the youngest of the six sons of Khaw Soo Cheang, a trader from Zhangzhou in China. As a member of the Khaw na Ranong family which held the governor's post in Ranong for generations, Khaw was assigned to become governor of Trang in 1890. His most significant contribution was the introduction of the rubber tree to Thailand, which at his time was only grown in Malaysia. It has since become one of the major crops of Thailand. He also initiated the connection of Trang with Nakhon Si Thammarat and Phatthalung by road as well as the railroad connection to Nakhon Si Thammarat, one of the first railroads of Thailand. In 1902, he was assigned to become the commissioner of Monthon Phuket and held the post until his death in 1913. A monument commemorating him was erected in the city of Trang. In 1992, he was also honored as one of the five most distinguished government officials in administration.

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A physicist is a scientist who has specialized knowledge in the field of physics, which encompasses the interactions of matter and energy at all length and time scales in the physical universe.

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Pinklao (ปิ่นเกล้า) (September 4, 1808 – January 7, 1866) was the viceroy of Siam.

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President of the Philippines

The President of the Philippines (Pangulo ng Pilipinas, informally referred to as Presidente ng Pilipinas; or in Presidente de Filipinas) is the head of state and head of government of the Philippines.

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President of the Republic of China

The President of Taiwan, officially the President of the Republic of China, is the head of state and the head of government of Taiwan.

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Prime Minister of Thailand

The Prime Minister (นายกรัฐมนตรี) of Thailand is the head of government of Thailand.

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Priscelia Chan

Priscelia Chan Shih Mei, also known as Zeng Shimei, is a Mediacorp television actress and host.

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Pseudoscience consists of statements, beliefs, or practices that are claimed to be both scientific and factual, but are incompatible with the scientific method.

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Pua Khein-Seng

Pua Khein-Seng (born 29 June 1974, is arguably one of the inventors of USB flash drive. In an interview with The Star, the CEO of Phison Electronics Corp based in Taiwan claims to have incorporated the world's first single chip USB flash drive. He is even regarded as "father of pendrive" in Malaysia. Raised in Sekinchan, Selangor, Malaysia, Pua received his undergraduate education in electrical control engineering at the National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan and has since then resided in Taiwan.

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Putian people

The Putian people, (Chinese: 莆田人, pinyin: Pútiánrén; Puxian Min: 莆仙儂, Hinghwa Romanized: Pó-sing-náng) also known as Henghua or Hinghwa are Han Chinese people from Putian, part of Fujian Province, China.

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Qing dynasty

The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.

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Quanzhou, formerly known as Chinchew, is a prefecture-level city beside the Taiwan Strait in Fujian Province, China.

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Quanzhou dialect

The Quanzhou dialect, also known as the Chin-chew dialect or the, is a Hokkien dialect that is spoken in southern Fujian (in southeast China), in the area centered on the city of Quanzhou.

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Rama II of Siam

Phra Phutthaloetla Naphalai (พระพุทธเลิศหล้านภาลัย; 24 February 1767 – 21 July 1824) or Rama II was the second monarch of Siam under the Chakri dynasty, ruling from 1809 to 1824.

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Rebecca Lim

Rebecca Lim is a Mediacorp actress who won 2 Best Actress accolades at the annual Star Awards ceremony and has also acted in several English and Chinese dramas produced by MediaCorp.

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Revolt of the Three Feudatories

The Revolt of the Three Feudatories was a rebellion lasting from 1673 to 1681 in the Qing dynasty (1644–1912) during the early reign of the Kangxi Emperor (r. 1661–1722).

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Richard Yeo (scientist)

Richard Yeo,(楊瑞才), a Chinese American scientist with 17 U.S. patents, is best known for his research on disposable diapers.

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Robert Budi Hartono

Robert Budi Hartono (Hokkien: Oei Hwie Tjhong; born in 1940) is a Chinese Indonesian tobacco billionaire with a 2018 net worth of US$12.6 billion.

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Rudy Hartono

Rudy Hartono Kurniawan, born August 18, 1949) is a former Indonesian badminton star who won the men's singles title at the prestigious All-England Championship eight times, seven times consecutively (1968–1974) and at World Championship in 1980 on his only attempt at this title. He is one of the most famous players in the history of the sport and is considered to be one of the greatest badminton players of all time.

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Sarah Lian

Sarah Lian (simplified Chinese: 连丽婷, born 12 May 1983), is a Chinese Malaysian actress and television personality based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Sergio Osmeña

Sergio Osmeña Sr., PLH, (9 September 1878 – 19 October 1961) was a Filipino politician who served as the third President of the Philippines from 1944 to 1946.

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Sharon Au

Sharon Au is a former Mediacorp actress and host.

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Shi Lang

Shi Lang (1621–1696), Marquis Jinghai, also known as Secoe or Sego, was a Chinese admiral who served under the Ming and Qing dynasties in the 17th century.

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SIL International

SIL International (formerly known as the Summer Institute of Linguistics) is a U.S.-based, worldwide, Christian non-profit organization, whose main purpose is to study, develop and document languages, especially those that are lesser-known, in order to expand linguistic knowledge, promote literacy, translate the Christian Bible into local languages, and aid minority language development.

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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Sinquefield Cup

The Sinquefield Cup is an annual, invite-only chess tournament in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, honoring Rex Sinquefield and his wife Jeanne, the founders of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

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Song dynasty

The Song dynasty (960–1279) was an era of Chinese history that began in 960 and continued until 1279.

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South China

South China or Southern China is a geographical and cultural region that covers the southernmost part of China.

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Southern Min

Southern Min, or Minnan, is a branch of Min Chinese spoken in Taiwan and in certain parts of China including Fujian (especially the Minnan region), eastern Guangdong, Hainan, and southern Zhejiang.

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Souw Beng Kong

Souw Beng Kong, Kapitein der Chinezen (p; 1580-1644), called Bencon in older Dutch sources, was an ally of the Dutch East India Company and the first ''Kapitein der Chinezen'' of Batavia, capital of colonial Indonesia.

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Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Spartacus: Blood and Sand is the first season of American television series Spartacus, which premiered on Starz on January 22, 2010.

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Spartacus: Vengeance

Spartacus: Vengeance is the second season of the American television series Spartacus, a Starz television series, which follows Spartacus: Blood and Sand.

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Sri Suriyendra

Sri Suriyendra (ศรีสุริเยนทร;; 1767–1836) was the queen of Siam, wife of Phutthaloetla Naphalai, who was her own cousin, and mother of Mongkut and Pinklao.

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Stan Shih

Stan Shih (born 18 December 1944), is the founder, president, and chairman of Acer Inc. In 1976, after receiving bachelor's and master's degrees in electronic engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Shih founded Multitech with his wife Carolyn Yeh and five partners.

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Standard Chinese

Standard Chinese, also known as Modern Standard Mandarin, Standard Mandarin, or simply Mandarin, is a standard variety of Chinese that is the sole official language of both China and Taiwan (de facto), and also one of the four official languages of Singapore.

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Starz (stylized as STARZ; pronounced "stars") is an American premium cable and satellite television network which serves as Starz Inc.'s flagship service.

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Stephen Tong

Stephen Tong Tjong Eng (born 1940) is a Chinese Indonesian Reformed pastor, evangelist, teacher and musician.

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Su Song

Su Song (courtesy name: Zirong 子容) (1020–1101 AD) was a renowned Hokkien polymath who was described as a scientist, mathematician, statesman, astronomer, cartographer, horologist, medical doctor, pharmacologist, mineralogist, zoologist, botanist, mechanical and architectural engineer, poet, antiquarian, and ambassador of the Song Dynasty (960–1279).

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Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").

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Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Taiwan under Japanese rule

Taiwan under Japanese rule is the period between 1895 and 1945 in which the island of Taiwan (including the Penghu Islands) was a dependency of the Empire of Japan, after Qing China lost the First Sino-Japanese War to Japan and ceded Taiwan Province in the Treaty of Shimonoseki.

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Taiwanese Hokkien

Taiwanese Hokkien (translated as Taiwanese Min Nan), also known as Taiwanese/Taiwanese language in Taiwan (/), is a branched-off variant of Hokkien spoken natively by about 70% of the population of Taiwan.

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Taiwanese Mandarin

Taiwanese Mandarin is a dialect of Chinese and the de facto official language of Taiwan.

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Taiwanese people

Taiwanese people (Mandarin: 臺灣人 (traditional), 台湾人 (simplified); Minnan: 臺灣儂; Hakka 臺灣人 (Romanization: Thòi-vàn ngìn)) are people from Taiwan who share a common Taiwanese culture and speak Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien, Hakka, or Aboriginal languages as a mother tongue.

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Tan Boon Heong

Tan Boon Heong (born 18 September 1987 in Alor Setar, Kedah) is a former World No.1 Malaysian male professional badminton player in the men's doubles event.

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Tan Chee Khoon

Tan Sri Dr Tan Chee Khoon (陈志勤; 4 March 1919 – 14 October 1996) was a major figure in Malaysian politics from 1959 to 1978, at one point being nicknamed "Mr.

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Tan Cheng Lock

Tun Dato' Sir Tan Cheng Lock, SMN, DPMJ, KBE (5 April 1883 – 13 December 1960) was a Chinese Malaysian businessman and a key public figure who devoted his life to fighting for the rights and the social welfare of the Chinese community in Malaya.

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Tan Eng Goan

Tan Eng Goan, 1st Majoor der Chinezen (born in Batavia in 1802 - died in Batavia in 1872) was a high-ranking bureaucrat who served as the first ''Majoor der Chinezen'' of Batavia (now Jakarta), capital of colonial Indonesia.

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Tan Goan-kong

Tan Goan-kong (657–711), courtesy name Tingju, pseudonym Longhu, was a Tang Dynasty general and official.

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Tan Kah Kee

Tan Kah Kee (21 October 1874 – 12 August 1961), also known as Chen Jiageng, was a Chinese businessman, community leader and philanthropist active in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and various Chinese cities such as Shanghai, Xiamen, and Guangzhou.

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Tan Kim Ching

Kapitan China Tan Kim Ching (a.k.a. Tan Kim Cheng; 1829Feb 1892) was a Singaporean politician and businessman.

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Tan Swie Hian

Tan Swie Hian is a Singaporean multidisciplinary artist known for his contemporary Chinese calligraphy, chinese poetry and contemporary art sculptures found in Singapore and many parts of the world.

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Tan Tock Seng

Kapitan China Tan Tock Seng (1798–1850) was a Singaporean merchant and philanthropist, who served as acting ''Kapitan China'' of Singapore (government-appointed head of the Chinese community).

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Tan Yu Sai

Tan Yu Sai (တန်ယုဆိုင်;; also spelt Tan Yu Saing) was a Burmese government official prominent during the Burmese Socialist Programme Party era.

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Taoism, also known as Daoism, is a religious or philosophical tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao (also romanized as ''Dao'').

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Teochew dialect

Teochew (Chaozhou dialect: Diê⁵ziu¹ uê⁷; Shantou dialect: Dio⁵ziu¹ uê⁷) is a variant of Southern Min spoken mainly by the Teochew people in the Chaoshan region of eastern Guangdong and by their diaspora around the world.

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Teochew people

The Teochew people (also known as Tiê-Chiu in romanized Teochew, Chaozhou in Mandarin, and Chiuchow in Cantonese) are a Han Chinese native to the historical Chaozhou prefecture (now the Chaoshan region) of eastern Guangdong province.

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Teresa Teng

Teresa Teng (29 January 1953 – 8 May 1995) was a Taiwanese singer.

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Three Departments and Six Ministries

The Three Departments and Six Ministries system was the main central government structure in imperial China from the Sui dynasty (581–618) to the Yuan dynasty (1271–1368).

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Tommy Koh

Tommy Koh Thong Bee (born 12 November 1937),,, is a Singaporean international lawyer, professor, and diplomat.

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Tony Tan

Tony Tan Keng Yam was the seventh President of Singapore, holding office from 2011 to 2017 after winning the Singaporean presidential election, 2011.

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Tony Tan Caktiong

Tony Tan Caktiong (born January 5, 1953) is a Filipino entrepreneur.

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Trần dynasty

The Trần dynasty (Nhà Trần, 陳朝, Trần triều,.) ruled in Vietnam (then known as Đại Việt) from 1225 to 1400.

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Trần Thái Tông

Trần Thái Tông (birth name: Trần Cảnh, 17 July 1218 – 4 May 1277) was the first emperor of the Trần Dynasty, seated on the throne for 33 years (1226–58), being Grand Emperor for 19 years.

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Union Revolutionary Council

The Union Revolutionary Council (ပြည်ထောင်စု တော်လှန်ရေး ကောင်စီ အဖွဲ့, abbreviated URC; also known as the Revolutionary Council of Burma, abbreviated RC) was the supreme governing body of Burma (now Myanmar) from 2 March 1962, following the overthrow of U Nu's civilian government, to 3 March 1974, with the promulgation of the 1974 Constitution of Burma and transfer of power to the People's Assembly (Pyithu Hluttaw), the country's new unicameral legislature.

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USB flash drive

A USB flash drive, also variously known as a thumb drive, pen drive, gig stick, flash stick, jump drive, disk key, disk on key (after the original M-Systems DiskOnKey drive from 2000), flash-drive, memory stick (not to be confused with the Sony Memory Stick), USB stick or USB memory, is a data storage device that includes flash memory with an integrated USB interface.

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Vicente Lim

Vicente Podico Lim (February 24, 1888 – December 31, 1944) was a Filipino Brigadier General and hero during World War II.

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Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

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Vincent Siew

Vincent C. Siew or Siew Wan-chang (born 3 January 1939) is a Taiwanese politician who served as the Vice President of the Republic of China from 2008 to 2012.

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A vowel is one of the two principal classes of speech sound, the other being a consonant.

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Wee Chong Jin

Wee Chong Jin (黄宗仁; 28 September 1915 – 5 June 2005) was a Singaporean judge and the first Chief Justice of the country.

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Wee Kim Wee

Wee Kim Wee (Chinese: 黄金辉; 4 November 1915 - 2 May 2005) was a Singaporean politician who served as the fourth President of Singapore from 1985 to 1993.

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Wesley So

Wesley Barbasa So (born October 9, 1993) is a Filipino-American chess grandmaster.

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Wokou (Japanese: Wakō; Korean: 왜구 Waegu), which literally translates to "Japanese pirates" or "dwarf pirates", were pirates who raided the coastlines of China, Japan and Korea.

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Wu Bai

Wu Chun-lin (born 14 January 1968), better known by his stage name Wu Bai, is a Taiwanese rock singer, songwriter and actor.

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Wu Den-yih

Wu Den-yih (born 30 January 1948) is a Taiwanese politician.

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Xiamen, formerly romanized as Amoy, is a sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, People's Republic of China, beside the Taiwan Strait.

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Xie Xide

Xie Xide (1921–2000), also known as Hsi-teh Hsieh and as Hilda Hsieh, was a Chinese physicist.

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Yao Chen

Yao Chen (born 5 October 1979) is a Chinese actress and philanthropist.

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Yao people

The Yao people (its majority branch is also known as Mien;; người Dao) is a government classification for various minorities in China and Vietnam.

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Yellow River

The Yellow River or Huang He is the second longest river in Asia, after the Yangtze River, and the sixth longest river system in the world at the estimated length of.

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Yeoh Eng-kiong


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Yu Dayou

Yu Dayou (1503–1579), courtesy name Zhifu, art name Xujiang, was a Chinese general and martial artist best known for countering the wokou pirates along China's southeastern coast during the reign of the Jiajing Emperor in the Ming dynasty.

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Yu Zigao

Yu Zigao (.1628).

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Yuan T. Lee

Yuan Tseh Lee (born 19 November 1936) is a Taiwanese chemist.

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Zhang Gaoli

Zhang Gaoli (born November 1946) served as the first-ranked Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China.

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Zhangzhou, formerly romanized as Changchow, is a prefecture-level city in Fujian Province, China.

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Zhangzhou dialect

The Zhangzhou dialect, also known as Changchew dialect or Changchow dialect, is a dialect of Hokkien spoken in southern Fujian province (in southeast China), centered on the city of Zhangzhou.

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Zhenan Min

Zhenan Min, is a variety of Min Nan Chinese spoken in the Wenzhou region of the southern Chinese province of Zhejiang.

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Zhijian James Chen

Zhijian James Chen (陈志坚) is a Chinese American biochemist and Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

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Zhongshan Min

Zhongshan Min, is a group of Min Chinese varieties spoken in the Zhongshan region of the southern Chinese province of Guangdong.

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