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AUG '17
27

SGM Hosts Solo Exhibition of Veteran Artist Khoo Sui Hoe

From August 5 to 27, Khoo Sui Hoe’s solo exhibition entitled “The Painted World of Khoo Sui Hoe II” was held at Wisma Kebudayaan SGM. Artist Khoo is an interna...

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AUG '17
06

Run for Peace 2017 Creates Great Wave for Peace!

The biennial Run for Peace is back! This year, the seventh edition of Run for Peace was held in 19 locations in 12 states throughout Malaysia. All in, over 80,000 peace-lovers t...

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JUL '17
31

WWF-Malaysia and SGM Creates Animated Series

Faith leaders have been a driving force behind some of the most important and successful environmental movements. Recognising this, the World Wildlife Fund-Malaysia (WWF-Malaysi...

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JUL '17
22

SGM Terengganu Performs Chinese Dance at Festival

The Chinese Assembly Hall Terengganu held its 34th National Chinese Cultural Festival at the renowned Chinatown of Kuala Terengganu from July 21 to 23, 2017, a three-day celebra...

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JUL '17
16

SGI ACEC Hosts 10th Global Congress and Conferment Ceremony

From July 14–16, the SGI Asia Culture and Education Centre (SGI ACEC) in Johor Bahru, Johor played host to the 10th Global Congress and Conferment Ceremony (GCCC) that car...

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JUL '17
16

SGM Hosts Solo Watercolour Exhibition

From July 1–16, SGM organised a solo watercolour exhibition entitled “The Magic of Light III” by self-taught Johor artist Lok Kerk Hwang. In his fourth solo ex...

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JUL '17
14

Royal Institution, Singapore Confers Honorary Fellowship on SGI President

The Royal Institution, Singapore (RI) conferred upon SGI President Ikeda its highest honour of Honorary Fellow for his longstanding contributions to global peace-building and ph...

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JUN '17
30

SGI President Ikeda Writes about Malaysia in Soka Gakkai-affiliated Publications

Seikyo Shimbun In recent months, President Ikeda has written articles featuring Malaysia in Pumpkin, a Soka Gakkai-affiliated maga...

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JUN '17
30

SGM High School Division Celebrates May 5

In 1976, SGI President Ikeda designated May 5 as “Soka Gakkai Successors Day,” one of the most significant occasions in the Soka Gakkai Day. The day signifies the wi...

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JUN '17
24

SGM Young Lion Martial Arts Group Presents Drum Concert

Drumming is a musical rhythm that can move people’s heart, inspiring them to strengthen their determination. The SGM Young Lions Martial Arts Group (YLMA) presented a conc...

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JUN '17
18

SGM Perak Holds Leaders Meeting for a Fresh Departure

On June 18, 2017, SGM General Director Koh Sia Feai, Women Division Leader Chan Oi Mooi, Men Division Leader Dr Christopher Boey, SGM Young Men Division and Young Women Division...

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JUN '17
18

SGM Hosts Pottery Exhibition

From June 3 to 18, “My Clay Soul – Cheah Yeow Seng Ceramic Art Exhibition” was held at Wisma Kebudayaan SGM, featuring around a hundred pieces of pottery art c...

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JUN '17
04

Dr Akash Ouchi Conducts Study Meetings with SGM leaders

In early June, SGI Council member Dr Akash K. Ouchi visited Malaysia once again to conduct study meetings with SGM leaders. This is a follow-up from his visit in April. On ...

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MAY '17
28

SGM Celebrates Soka Gakkai Day and 30th Soka Gakkai Mother’s Day

May 3 marks Soka Gakkai Day and Soka Gakkai Mothers Day, with this year being the 30th Mothers Day. On this day in 1951 and 1960, Josei Toda and Daisaku Ikeda were inaugurated a...

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MAY '17
25

Tadika Seri Soka Students Visit Craft Complex

From May 23 to 25, 2017, 117 five-year old children of Tadika Seri Soka (TSS) visited the Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex in the city centre to learn more about arts and craft. This ...

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MAY '17
14

SGM Terengganu Co-organises Exhibition on Life of Lu Xun

Celebrating the 34th Chinese Cultural Festival, SGM Terengganu co-organised “The Life of Lu Xun” exhibition at the Terengganu Chinese Assembly Hall from May 12 to 14...

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MAY '17
07

SGM Perak Holds Urban Farming Sharing

On May 7, 2017, SGM Perak held a sharing session on urban farming using the aquaphonics system at its SGM Perak Culture Centre. The speaker was Francis Chuah, an environmen...

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MAY '17
02

SGM Hosts Swiss Jazz Band Concert

SGI President Daisaku Ikeda wrote: “The emotion generated by a work of art, be it poetry, painting, or music, may be that tangible, unquestionable feeling of a broadening ...

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APR '17
30

SGI Study Vice-Leader Conducts Study Seminars for the First Time at SGI ACEC

On April 29 and 30, SGI Study Division Vice-Leader Sei-ichiro Harada visited Malaysia for the eighth time to conduct study session for SGM leaders. This time, the sessions were ...

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APR '17
24

SGM Conducts Study Meetings on The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra

In line with SGM’s aim to strengthen its Buddhist study movement for the sake of expanding the solidarity of Bodhisattvas of the Earth, SGM has launched a five-year study ...

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APR '17
23

SGM Student Division Interacts with Rohingya Community

After last year’s SGI Day Peace Proposal forum and this year’s visit to the Rohingya Refugee School in Klang in March, members of the SGM Selangor Student Division c...

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APR '17
23

SGM Hosts Exhibition Celebrating Nature

In conjunction with SGM’s Month of Sustainable Development in April, SGM held the “Hijau III Loving Nature Group Exhibition” at Wisma Kebudayaan SGM from April...

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APR '17
22

SGM Hosts Story-telling Event at WKSGM

On April 22, 2017, a day designated as the International Earth Day, an event titled “Sembang” (Chit-chat) was held at Wisma Kebudayaan SGM. The bilingual story-telli...

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APR '17
22

Seeds of Hope Exhibition Draws Praise

On April 22, members of SGM Kuala Lumpur Region 3 held the “Seeds of Hope” environmental exhibition at the Spectrum Shopping Mall in Ampang, Selangor. The exhibition...

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APR '17
09

SGM Holds Inaugural Nichiren Buddhism Entrance Course

On April 9, SGM Kuala Lumpur held the inaugural Nichiren Buddhism Entrance Course (NBEC) at the SGM Kuala Lumpur Centre (in the Imbi area of KL) and Wisma Kebudayaan SGM (WKSGM)...

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APR '17
03

INTI International University Hosts SGI Anti-Nuclear Weapons Exhibition

On April 3, the SGI exhibition “Everything You Treasure – For a World Free from Nuclear Weapons” (EYT) was held at the Sports Hall of INTI International Univer...

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APR '17
01

SGI Council Member Visits Malaysia for Dialogue and Study Sessions

From March 30 to April 4, SGI Council Member Dr Akash K. Ouchi visited Malaysia for a series of study and dialogue sessions with SGM leaders. This is the second time Dr Ouchi, w...

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MAR '17
28

“Seeds of Hope” held at School

  The “Seeds of Hope” environmental exhibition was held at SMK USJ 12 in Selangor on March 27 and 28, as part of the school’s “Humanity Wee...

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MAR '17
25

SGM Penang participates in Earth Hour event

On March 25, the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Earth Hour rolled across the world once again. An unprecedented 187 countries and territories took part, with over 3,000 landm...

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MAR '17
25

SGM Penang Student Division Holds Peace Night

On March 25, 2017, the SGM Penang Student Division held a Peace Night at the SGM Penang Culture Centre to share SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2016 Peace Proposal: “U...

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