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Two historic Buddhist temples and a church have been declared monuments. The Antiquities Authority said today Tung Lin Kok Yuen in Happy Valley, Yeung Hau Temple in Tai O,and Kowloon Union Church in Yau Ma Tei, have been designated as monuments under the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance. Completed in 1935, Tung Lin Kok Yuen is a Buddhist temple founded by Lady Clara Ho Tung, a Buddhist, and her husband Sir Robert Ho Tung. It has played a significant religious and educational role in the Chinese Community for its strong association with the early development of female education, and the development and teaching of modern Chinese Buddhism.

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