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Meet Singapore's newer philanthropic foundations: They give millions, seeking to spark social change

Lew Chee Beng (left) founded the Lew Foundation in 2015, while Chua Thian Poh and his siblings set up the Chua Foundation in 2015.PHOTOS: ST FILE, BUSINESS TIME FILE

SINGAPORE - Self-made businessman Lew Chee Beng, 73, is giving away a substantial part of his fortune through a foundation.

Since he founded the Lew Foundation in 2015, it has donated more than $12 million to charitable causes.

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