Business China to foster comprehensive ties with Jiangsu Youth Federation of Entrepreneurs
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.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang: Frequent meetings between Singapore, China leaders to deepen ties among younger leaders
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.
Singapore and Switzerland's companies can co-create opportunities under BRI
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.
Zhang Yong: Functional Spin-offs crucial to development of Haidilao
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.
China to continue opening up policy, deepen ties with Singapore
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.
Live-streaming Hosts Can Earn Up to Millions of Dollars A Day: Momo Founder on China's New Economy
Founder of social networking mobile application Momo (陌陌), Mr Tang Yan surprised attendees of the Business China Dialogue held on 5 October, when he shared that the highest reward earned in one day by a Live-streaming host was RMB 9 million (S$1.6 million). Mr Tang Yan also expressed his views on the rapid growth of China’s economy over the last 30 years.
Chinese Writers Are Flooded With Too Much Absurdities: Award-winning Author Yan Lianke
Critically acclaimed Chinese author Mr Yan Lianke, winner of the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize 2014, was jointly invited by Business China and Lianhe Zaobao to speak in Singapore on the topic “Obstacles Faced by Contemporary Writers” on 22 September.
“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.”
US Needs to Change Its Perception of China: Former US Deputy Assistant Secretary
Former US Deputy Assistant Secretary Dr Evan Feigenbaum spoke at Business China Dialogue in September. Dr Feigenbaum shared his insights with Business China’s members on the topic of “US and Asia, The Path Ahead”. An experienced China-watcher, Dr Feigenbaum commented that that the US government should change their perception of China in view of the looming trade war between US and China.
Business China Launched Two New Initiatives at the FCGF® & SRBF® 2018
Business China launched two new programme — The Singapore-China Open Innovation Platform and FutureChina Regional Executive Programme — at the special edition of FutureChina Global Forum and Singapore Regional Business Forum 2018, which was held on 27 & 28 August, at Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore.
Dialogue with three serial entrepreneurs on ASEAN – China digital connectivity
On 27 July, Business China held its 10th dialogue at the Warehouse Hotel with the theme “ASEAN-China Digital Connectivity”. Three serial entrepreneurs from the technology industry – Mr Nick Yang, Mr Henry Yang, and Ms Denise Peng – shared their personal entrepreneurship experiences with 26 attendees.