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1st Southeast Asia Vegetarian Congress 2007 - Batam, Indonesia

20-21 January 2007 - a regional congress of IVS (Indonesia) - VSS (Singapore) - MVS (Malaysia) on located in Batam island (Indonesia) which is only 45 minutes from Singapore by ferry.

below: (Vegetarian) Cheese..... Participants of the conference pose and smile for picture-taking before the opening of the regional conference. From overseas, Vegetarian Society (Singapore) is the society to send the largest team.


String the hearts and minds, synergise for a better world. Leaders of Southeast Asian vegetarianism stand up firm and smiling after the signing of the memorandum of understanding.

From left:
George Jacobs, Ph.D. (President of Vegetarian Society (Singapore)),
Bambang Sumantri, BE, MBA (President of Indonesia Vegetarian Society),
Dr. Kamalanathan Sappani (President of Malaysian Vegetarian Society),
Mr. Pishu Murli Hassaram (Chairman of Malaysian Meatless Day Campaign Committee),
Vijay Kumar Raj, LLB (Hons) (Vice President of Vegetarian Society (Singapore)),
Dr. Vythi Raj (Treasurer of Malaysian Medical Doctors Association),
and Drs. Susianto Tseng (International Vegetarian Union’s Coordinator for East/Southeast Asia & Oceania, and Chief Operation Officer of Indonesia Vegetarian Society)
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