Academic Dr Leo Suryadinata became the first Singaporean to receive an award from the Indonesian government that honours cultural contributions and efforts to deepen understanding of the archipelago.
The article, “Indonesia honours Singaporean academic Leo Suryadinata for his work on the country’s ethnic Chinese community” appeared in the Straits Times on 5 October 2018.
The article also quoted Dr Terence Chong, Deputy Director and Dr Siwage Dharma Negara, Senior Fellow with ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.
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