Arrives in Singapore
Chen Wen Hsi plans a 3 month trip to Nanyang to seek his fortune. In 1948 travels by oil tanker from China to Vietnam where he holds an exhibition in Cholon, Vietnam a part of Ho Chi Minh City. By 1949 Chen has arrived in Singapore. Chen doesn’t originally intend to stay, but after his VISA expires fellow artists such as Liu Kang, and then Commissioner-General Malcolm MacDonald convince him to remain there.