Japanese Buddhist monk Kukai travels to China in 804. Photo: Alamy
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

From social media to soft power, the benefits of cultural and intellectual exchange

  • The internet has made it easier than ever to find a platform for intellectual exchange
  • More than a millennium ago, China and Japan understood the importance of learning from other cultures

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Japanese Buddhist monk Kukai travels to China in 804. Photo: Alamy
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