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Thailand Youth Chinese Chamber of Commerce come to Meizhou to seek roots related to their ancestors

Update: 2017-02-23 09:36:02 Source: MeiZhou Daily Hits:16

Recently, more than 40 people from the investigation group of Thailand Youth Chinese Chamber of Commerce returned Meizhou, to carry out the activity of Looking for Wu Jiyue footprints. Vice Mayor Zhang Chen met with the delegation of the Thailand Youth Chinese Chamber of Commerce.

According to reports, Mr. Wu Jiyue, born in Meixian, Guangdong province in 1905 and died in 1992, was the editor in chief of Thailand New Central Plain newspaper", has won the highest award of Thai press - Thailand Outstanding Newspaper Publishers" award. Mr. Wu Jiyue has written a collection of short stories, such as "Her Whole Life" and "Distant Love", and novels of "Overseas Chinese biography", autobiographical memoirs "Overseas Fifty YearsandThe Sketch Book of Sixty Years Overseas Life" and so on.

During the stay in Meizhou, the delegation of Thailand Youth Chinese Chamber of Commerce went to Meixian County, Meijiang District and Dabu County, visited the former residence of Mr. Wu Jiyue, Xie House in ZhouXi Village, Zhongyuan Road in Meijiang district, China Hakka Museum, Ye Jianying Memorial Hall, Overseas Chinese Literature Museum in Songkou Town, SanHeba campaign memorial hall and other places, and attended the lectures in Jiaying University, to understand the Hakka ancestral overseas entrepreneurship stories, enjoy the Hakka customs, feel Hakka history and culture, and seek the marks of their roots.