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The delegation of Business China Advanced Leaders Programme (ALP) 2019 departed Shenzhen for Guangzhou and were showcased to a variety of innovative companies based in the city.
The first flagship G2G project between Singapore and China - Suzhou Industrial Park, ushered in its 25th anniversary on 12 April 2019.
Participants of the 8th Business China Advanced Leaders Programme (ALP) continued their overseas learning journey visit in Shenzhen, visiting leading technology enterprises and meeting corporate founders.
The 8th Business China Advanced Leaders Programme (ALP) delegation commences learning journey in Greater Bay Area, led by Dr Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry, and accompanied by Business China Chairman Mr Lee Yi Shyan and CEO Ms Tin Pei Ling.
The 8th Business China Advanced Leaders Programme (ALP) commenced today at Conrad Centennial Singapore, with the attendance of Mr Lee Yi Shyan, Chairman of Business China, Mr Roland Ng, Board Member and Ms Tin Pei Ling, CEO of Business China.
Business China Chairman, Mr Lee Yi Shyan, shared how Singapore’s SMEs play a pivotal role in Singapore's future economic development, while speaking at the 15th anniversary celebration and opening ceremony of the second lab in Singapore of Wintech Nano
BC Chairman Lee Yi Shyan exchanged views with the Communist Party Secretary of Hainan, Mr Liu Cigui, and His Excellency Hong Xiaoyong, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Singapore, on further strengthening cooperation between Singapore and Hainan.
From 15 to 23 December 2018, 18 Business China Youth Chapter (BCYC) members embarked on a 9-day China Learning Journey to Qingdao, Jinan and Beijing. Supported by Business China, the annual BCYC China Learning Journey is in its eighth run and aims to provide a useful platform for bicultural and bilingual Singapore youths to keep themselves abreast with the developments of contemporary China.
On the first day of the Lunar New Year , Business China co-hosted the gathering with the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry. During his opening remarks, Business China Chairman Mr Lee Yi Shyan said that the Business China Internship Programme is expected to be implemented this year.
On 15 December, Business China CEO Ms Tin Pei Ling launched the “Business China-Jiangsu Federation of Young Entrepreneurs Singapore-Jiangsu Innovation Centre” at the 2018 Yangtze Entrepreneurs Summit hosted by the Jiangsu Federation of Young Entrepreneurs (JSFYE) in Wuxi, China. This is the first joint event between Business China and JSFYE since the two organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding fostering closer partnership on 20 November .
Business China and Jiangsu Federation of Young Entrepreneurs (JSFYE) are entering into a new partnership with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Singapore-Jiangsu Cooperation Council (SJCC) on 20 Nov 2018.
To build trust and friendship between Singapore and China, Singapore and Chinese leaders, especially among the younger generation, should meet frequently, said Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the 44th Singapore Lecture co-hosted by Business China and ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute. Mr. Li also encouraged more heart-to-heart communication across people from all sectors in both countries.
Chairman of Business China, Mr Lee Yi Shyan suggested that Singapore and Switzerland could consider cooperating in three key areas under the BRI: Lend common strengths in innovation and research to regional partners; let Singapore serve as pathfinder for Swiss companies looking to expand into China and Southeast Asia; and bolster cultural and people-to-people ties with China through joint exchange programmes.
At the Business China Network Group Dialogue on 7 November, Mr. Zhang Yong, Founder and Chairman of Haidilao, shared how he transformed the company structure, for instance, by spinning off a business unit to a listed company (Yihai International). Mr Zhang also elaborated his unique management philosophy and the adoption of cutting-edge technology in a traditional F&B sector.
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of China's Reform and Opening, as well as the 40th anniversary of Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping's inaugural official visit to Singapore, “China’s Reform and Opening – Up Since 1978: A Singapore Perspective” seminar series was inaugurated on 24 October 2018, at the China Cultural Centre in Singapore. Senior Parliamentary Secretary Ms Low Yen Ling, who was formerly CEO of Business China, said that Singapore and China's Leaders have fostered exchanges and cooperation across various platforms, which bore testimony to the close relations between the two countries over the years.
“China’s next phase of development will be different from the past…we must find new solutions as our own circumstances change so we can continue to improve Singaporeans’ lives and remain relevant to other countries, including China.”