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Buddhist community sets tone of tolerance and acceptance of other faiths: Singapore PM

By Olivia Siong, Channel NewsAsia, 15 May 2015

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong calls on Singaporeans to reflect on the values that brought the country to where it is and that will keep it going.

SINGAPORE -- The Buddhist community is the largest religious group in Singapore, and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday (May 15) said he was grateful the group has set the tone of tolerance and acceptance of other faiths.

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Buddhist monk Ming Yi says news report inspired him to donate kidney to stranger

By Chew Hui Min, The Straits Times, May 5, 2015

SINGAPORE -- Venerable Ming Yi, who donated his kidney to a stranger last week, said he was inspired to do so by a TV news report about kidney patients here.

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New Buddhist monastery to be built in Woodlands

CNA, Apr 7, 2015

SINGAPORE -- A new Buddhist monastery is set to be built in Woodlands, with construction expected to be completed by the end of next year. It will be located at the junction of Woodlands Drive 16 and Woodlands Avenue 6.

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Over 3,000 turn up at memorial service by Buddhist group

By Isaac Neo, The Straits Times, Mar 27, 2015

Singapore -- Buddhists from all over Singapore met to remember Mr Lee Kuan Yew yesterday at a memorial service organised by the Singapore Buddhist Federation (SBF).

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Buddhist group to build $20m monastery

By Melody Zaccheus, The Straits Times, Dec 23, 2014

Singapore -- A $20 million Buddhist monastery will rise up in the north of Singapore in 2017.

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