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07 Nov 2015
Business China and Lianhe Zaobao co-published Commemorative Book for 25 years of Singapore-China Diplomatic Relations

Singapore, 7 November 2015 – A commemorative book marking 25 years of official diplomatic relations between Singapore and China was introduced today in conjunction with China President Xi Jinping’s Official State Visit to Singapore.

Jointly published by Business China and Lianhe Zaobao (联合早报), the Chinese book chronicles key milestones and achievements in the establishment of the unique bilateral relationship between Singapore and China.

Featuring more than 30 interviews, reports and commentaries across the political, business and cultural spheres in Singapore and China, the comprehensive publication documents the strong bonds between leaders of the two countries as well as significant collaborations between the business and cultural communities. Key individuals and organisations who contributed to the strengthening of Singapore-China relations, also shared their personal vignettes and iterated the development and deepening of Singapore-China relations over the years.

Lianhe Zaobao Chief Editor, Mr Goh Sin Teck shared that, “The publication of this book is of great significance and we are indeed honoured to have this once-in-25 year opportunity. We hope the insights and intricacies featured in this book can further enhance bilateral understanding and lend new perspectives towards the continued growth of the special ties between the two countries.”

Mr Chua Thian Poh, Chairman of Business China said: “In celebration of 25 years of official diplomatic relations between Singapore and China, Business China is pleased to collaborate with Lianhe Zaobao to produce this special commemorative book. Besides archive material, the book records personal experiences and anecdotes of leaders from the political, business and cultural communities in Singapore and China. We hope that their collective wisdom will inspire future generations to continue to deepen bilateral engagements in the years to come, and our bilateral relations can scale to greater heights!”

The commemorative book can be ordered from Business China at: 6842 1233 (tel), books@businesschina.org.sg (email). The books are priced at: $49.90 (hardcover), $39.90 (softcover). Members of the public can also purchase the book from major Chinese bookstores from mid-November onwards.


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For more information, please contact:
Deng Shiying (Ms)
Associate (Corporate Communications)
Business China
Email: shiying@businesschina.org.sg


About Business China
Launched in November 2007 by Founding Patron and Singapore’s Founding Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Business China’s mission is to nurture an inclusive bilingual and bicultural group of Singaporeans through extensive use of the Chinese language as the medium of communication, so as to sustain our multi-cultural heritage, and to develop a cultural and economic bridge linking the world and China.
For more information, please visit http://www.businesschina.org.sg/en.php/.



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