2017 Media Coverage

 

SCCCI seeks more Budget support to spur productivity
In SCCCI’s Pre-2018 Budget Recommendations, SCCCI would like the government to provide more Budget support to help companies keep up their momentum in implementing innovation and boosting productivity.

The Straits Times, 21 December 2017

 

SCCCI seeks more help for firms in 2018 Budget
In SCCCI’s Pre-2018 Budget Recommendations, SCCCI is calling for more support in the upcoming Budget to help companies keep up the momentum they have built in their innovation and productivity journey.

The Business Times, December 21

 

SCCCI's budget wishlist includes initiatives to help firms digitise, go global
SCCCI has listed five recommendations to help businesses overcome their challenges in 2018 for the government’s consideration.

The Business Times, 20 December 2017

 

SCCCI's budget wishlist includes initiatives to help firms digitise, go global
SCCCI is urging the government to consider five recommendations to help businesses overcome their challenges in 2018.

The Straits Times, 20 December 2017

 

Trade associations come under one roof at new hub
More than 20 trade associations are housed under the new Trade Association (TA) Hub, officially opened in Jurong on 22 November 2017.

The Straits Times, 23 November 2017

 

Trade Association Hub launched to help boost growth of companies
In line with the Government’s plan to transform industries, SCCCI launched an industry transformation map and initiated a TA Hub for trade associations as the Prime Minister calls on them to keep helping to upgrade Singapore’s economy

Channel NewsAsia, 23 November 2017

 

Trade Association Hub to facilitate closer collaboration of more than 20 trade groups
The new Trade Association Hub in Jurong was officially opened on Wednesday (Nov 22) morning by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, to help facilitate closer collaboration of more than 20 Trade Associations.

The Business Times, 23 November 2017

 

Hub to help trade groups work together
The new Trade Association (TA) Hub, housing over 20 trade associations, opened in Jurong on the 22 November 2017.

The Straits Times, 22 November 2017

 

Trade Association Hub launched to help boost growth of companies
SCCCI has launched an industry transformation map and initiated a Trade Association (TA) Hub for trade associations.

Channel NewsAsia, 22 November 2017

 

25 trade associations and chambers come under one roof to help companies grow
More than 20 trade associations are set to collaborate more closely in the national push to grow companies and help them venture overseas, with the launch of the new Trade Association Hub in Jurong on Wednesday (Nov 22) morning.

The Straits Times, 22 November 2017

 

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How can our business community help to strengthen ASEAN while further improving Singapore's position in the regional grouping?
President Roland Ng’s comments on how our business community can help to strength ASEAN while further improving Singapore's position in the regional grouping.

The Business Times, 13 November 2017

 

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What is the impact of China's rise as a global power?
President Roland Ng’s comments on the impact of China’s rise as a global power for The Business Times’ “Views From The Top” Column.

The Business Times, 23 October 2017

 

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What flexi-work options does your company/organisation offer? What have been the pros and cons?
President Roland Ng’s comments on flexi-work options for The Business Times’ “Views From The Top” Column.

The Business Times, 16 October 2017

 

Nominated MP Thomas Chua spoke on the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill in Parliament (Video)
Mr Thomas Chua, Immediate Past President of SCCCI, Nominated Member of Parliament shared his views on the Income Tax (Admendment) Bill in Parliament on Monday.
Channel NewsAsia, 2 October 2017

 

邀历届奖学金得主加入 中华总商会设联络网 传承优良价值观
SCCCI announces the launch of the SCCCI Scholars' Network in early 2018, and invites all interested past SCCCI scholarship recipients to join in the network as mentors to the younger generation.

Lianhe Zaobao, 1 October 2017

 

活用新技术 对接新需求
In an article in the SME Column, President Roland Ng encourages local business owners to understand the needs of their respective markets, before equipping themselves with new skills and technology to achieve best results for their businesses. 
Lianhe Zaobao, 28 September 2017

 

城市发展副首席执行长郭益智: 家族企业应尽早拟传承计划
The 14th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention held in Yangon, Myanmar, from 15 - 18 September, saw a panel of successful business leaders coming together in discussion of Family Business Succession Planning and Innovation.

Lianhe Zaobao, 18 September 2017

 

新平台将助世界华商开拓数码商机
The 14th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention held in Yangon, Myanmar, from 15 - 18 September, saw over 2000 Chinese Entrepreneurs from around the world coming together in discussion of the future Chinese
economy.

Lianhe Zaobao, 18 September 2017
 

第14届世界华商大会 2000华商仰光寻商机
The 14th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention held in Yangon, Myanmar, from 15 - 18 September, saw over 2000 Chinese Entrepreneurs from around the world coming together in discussion of the future  Chinese economy.

Lianhe Zaobao, 17 September 2017
 

两机构祝贺哈莉玛当选总统
SCCCI President Roland Ng sends his congratulations to Madam Halimah Yacob on becoming Singapore's eighth president.
Lianhe Zaobao, 15 September 2017

 

China, US among those who send congratulations
SCCCI President Roland Ng sends his congratulations to Madam Halimah Yacob on becoming Singapore's eighth president.
The Straits Times, 15 September 2017

 

Thomas Chua on Jurong Town Corporation (Amendment) Bill
NMP and SCCCI Immediate Past President Thomas Chua spoke on the Jurong Town Corporation (Amendment) Bill

Channel NewsAsia, 11 September 2017

 

受访商会与中小企业: 新企发局能助企业登上世界舞台
President Roland Ng expresses support towards the formation of Enterprise Singapore and hopes that the organization can provide better support and advice to local industries and enterprises.

Lianhe Zaobao, 6 September 2017

 

新中共享一带一路商机
In an article in the SME Column, President Roland Ng discusses how Singapore businesses and Chinese enterprises can leverage on the “Belt and Road" initiative to create new business opportunities. 

Lianhe Zaobao, 27 August 2017

 

Telcos, lenders to spur SME digital adoption
At the SME Conference and Infocomm Commerce Conference, Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim encouraged SMEs to take up digital technology by seeking digital business solutions from telcos and lenders. 

The Straits Times, 17 August 2017

 

IMDA partners telcos and banks to help SMEs expand digital capabilities
At the SME Conference and Infocomm Commerce Conference, Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim encouraged to take up digital technology by seeking digital business solutions from telcos and lenders. 

Channel NewsAsia, 17 August 2017

 

Singapore SME business sentiment on the rise: survey
At the SME Conference and Infocomm Commerce Conference, SCCCI revealed its findings from its annual business survey, indicating a rise in business sentiments among SME in spite of increasing challenges.

The Business Times, 17 August 2017

 

中小企业预计第四季起可订购 数码技术和互联网服务配套
At the SME Conference and Infocomm Commerce Conference, Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim encouraged to take up digital technology by seeking digital business solutions from telcos and lenders. 

Lianhe Zaobao, 17 August 2017

 

总商会调查: 商家对营业前景比去年乐观
At the SME Conference and Infocomm Commerce Conference, SCCCI revealed its findings from its annual business survey, indicating a rise in business sentiments among SME in spite of increasing challenges.

The Business Times, 17 August 2017

 

新加坡中小型企业开创新机遇
The 2017 SME Conference and Infocomm Commerce Conference, themed “Future SMEs: Embracing Realities, Creating Opportunities”, was organised by SCCCI to help SMEs stay competitive by adopting digitization in an ever-changing business environment.

Fortune Times, 16 August 2017

 

为无现金社会做好准备 中华总商会鼓励本地中小企接受微信与支付宝付款
At the SME Conference and Infocomm Commerce Conference, President Roland Ng encouraged local SMEs to adopt cashless payment modes such as WeChat Pay and AliPay to provide greater conveniences to Chinese tourists, students or working personnel in Singapore. 

Lianhe Zaobao, 16 August 2017

 

电信公司推出数码技术与网络服务配套 助中小企业数码化
At the SME Conference and Infocomm Commerce Conference, Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim encouraged to take up digital technology by seeking digital business solutions from telcos and lenders. 

Lianhe Zaobao, 16 August 2017

 

政府同电信公司和银行签署协议 助中小型企业拓展市场
At the SME Conference and Infocomm Commerce Conference, President Roland Ng expressed support towards the initiatives by Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) in working with telcos and financial institutions to help SMEs access technologies to go digital.

Channel 8 News, 16 August 2017

 

新加坡中华总商会举办晚宴庆祝新加坡建国五十二周年
At the SCCCI National Day Dinner held on 8 August, Minister Chan Chun Sing affirmed the contributions made by Chinese Entrepreneurs towards the nation.  

Xinhuanet, 10 August 2017

 

陈振声:本地华商为国家贡献良多
At the SCCCI National Day Dinner held on 8 August, Minister Chan Chun Sing affirmed the contributions made by Chinese Entrepreneurs towards the nation.  

Lianhe Zaobao, 9 August 2017

 

Future Economy Council holds first meeting with Heng as chair
The Future Economy Council chaired by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat hold its first meeting with President Roland Ng joining as a new member to the Council.

The Straits Times, 08 August 2017

 

大学文凭不再是求职通行证
In an article in the SME Column, President Roland Ng discusses how just having an University degree will not sufficiently equip an individual for employment.

Lianhe Zaobao, 27 July 2017

 

中小企业大会等会议探讨 如何在科技时代保持竞争力
The SCCCI will be organising its annual SMEICC & SME Expo 2017, a bilingual business conference for SMEs, from 16 – 17 August. Themed “Future SMEs: Embracing Realities, Creating Opportunities”, this year’s programme seeks to help SMEs stay competitive in an ever-changing business environment.

Lianhe Zaobao, 20 July 2017

 

新加坡中华总商会 在华第二个代表处重庆揭牌
The EDC@SCCCI Chongqing Representative Office
was officially opened on 18 July, and saw the signing of MOU between SCCCI and 38 counties in Chongqing to help Singapore businesses explore economic collaboration with the local counties.
Lianhe Zaobao, 19 July 2017

 

新会长黄山忠:华商精神是中华总商会的发展基石   
In an exclusive interview with Lianhe Zaobao, President Roland Ng shares on the newly formed Youth Business Affairs Committee of the SCCCI 59th Council.

Lianhe Zaobao, 18 July 2017

 

Heritage Gem: Jurong Town Hall a symbol of Singapore's Industrial Push
In a feature article on Jurong Town Hall, President Roland Ng shares on his thoughts on working in this heritage building as a young engineer in the past, and as the SCCCI President in the present.

The Straits Times, 13 July 2017

 

中华总商会会长黄山忠: 新中企业应抓住“一带一路”商机
In a written interview with Lianhe Zaobao, President Roland Ng discusses the “Belt and Road” policy  and the role of SCCCI in promoting Sino-Singapore relations.

Lianhe Zaobao, 13 July 2017

 

第六届新中商务论坛在新加坡举行
SCCCI organised its 6th Singapore China Business Forum this year.  This year’s installation examined how Singapore’s businesses can leverage on China’s Belt & Road Initiative to engage and partner Chinese businesses to explore market opportunities in the region.

Xinhuanet, 4 July 2017

 

Easier for Singapore firms to enter China in tie-up
SCCCI and Bank of China signs MOU to help local companies take advantage of the opportunities presented by China's ambitious Belt and Road initiative

The Straits Times, 4 July 2017

 

中华总商会 重庆设第二个中国办事处
SCCCI President Roland Ng announced at the Singapore China Business Forum 2017 that the SCCCI will be leading a group of 30 delegates to Chongqing, China this month for the Grand Opening of the Chongqing Representative office, and to explore potential investment opportunities.

Lianhe Zaobao, 4 July 2017

 

中华总商会与中国银行合作 加强金融支持和信息交流等领域
SCCCI and Bank of China signs MOU to help local companies take advantage of the opportunities presented by China's ambitious Belt and Road initiative

Channel 8 News, 3 July 2017

 

SCCCI, Bank of China ink agreement
SCCCI and Bank of China signed an MOU to help local companies take advantage of the opportunities presented by China's ambitious Belt and Road initiative

The Straits Times, 3 July 2017

 

新中商会签署协议 促进两地经贸往来
SCCCI signs an MOU with The Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce Shanghai to strengthen collaborations between Singapore businesses and Chinese enterprises.

Lianhe Zaobao, 29 June 2017

 

新加坡中华总商会与上海市浙江商会签署战略合作协议
SCCCI signs an MOU with The Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce Shanghai to strengthen collaborations between Singapore businesses and Chinese enterprises.

Xinhuanet, 26 June 2017

 

尽快迈向无现金社会
In an article in the SME Column, President Roland Ng discusses the benefits of going cashless in Singapore's retail industry.

Lianhe Zaobao, 22 June 2017

 

中华总商会与柬老华商会签署备忘录
SCCCI signs an Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Cambodia and Laos during a business mission to the two countries.

Lianhe Zaobao, 8 June 2017

 

商家支持新工资指导原则
SCCCI voices its support for National Wage Council’s recommendations benefitting low-wage workers.

Lianhe Zaobao, 1 June 2017

 

NWC proposes raising basic wage threshold, S$45-S$60 pay hike for low-wage workers
SCCCI voices its support for National Wage Council’s recommendations benefitting low-wage workers.

Channel NewsAsia, 31 May 2017

 

同行应整合资源与经验闯天下
In an article in the SME Column, President Roland Ng discusses how trade associations can lead their industry in internationalisation.
Lianhe Zaobao, 25 May 2017

 

专访新加坡中华总商会会长黄山忠:希望新中企业联手开拓第三方市场 
President Roland Ng discusses the “One Belt, One Road” summit and shares on plans for SCCCI’s development.

Xinhuanet, 23 May 2017

 

老挝总理到访我国 吁请商家投资老
The SCCCI hosted a luncheon for Laos PM Thongloun Sisoulith during his official visit to Singapore and signed an agreement with the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry to promote business and trade collaboration.

Channel 8 News, 2 May 2017

 

Singapore hopes to be part of Laos’ transformation: PM Lee
The SCCCI hosted a luncheon on the occasion of the official visit of Laos PM Thongloun Sisoulith, to Singapore. During an interview, SCCCI President Roland Ng noted that with its land space and population, Laos is an emerging market with attractive investment opportunities.

Channel NewsAsia, 2 May 2017

 

Opportunities for Singapore companies to invest in Laos, says its PM
The SCCCI hosted a luncheon for Laos PM Thongloun Sisoulith during his official visit to Singapore and signed an agreement with the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry to help Singapore firms link up with potential partners to explore opportunities.

The Straits Times, 2 May 2017

 

S’pore hopes to be part of Laos’ growth story - PM Lee
The SCCCI hosted a luncheon for Laos PM Thongloun Sisoulith during his official visit to Singapore and signed an agreement with the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry to help Singapore firms link up with potential partners to explore opportunities.

The Straits Times, 2 May 2017

 

李总理:打开投资大门 新加坡盼成为老挝经济发展一部分
In conjunction with the visit of Laos PM Thongloun Sisoulith’s official visit to Singapore, the SCCCI signed an MOU with the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry to explore trade and business collaborations.

Lianhe Zaobao, 2 May 2017

 

普华永道合伙人:中小企业人手若有限 海外市场航程宜在六小时内
The SCCCI, together with Credit Suisse, organised the “SCCCI-Credit Suisse Business Outlook Forum” on 19 April.
Lianhe Zaobao, 20 April 2017

 

Local firms urged to venture abroad, embrace automation
The SCCCI, together with Credit Suisse, organised the “SCCCI-Credit Suisse Business Outlook Forum” on 19 April.
The Straits Times, 20 April 2017

 

新加坡中华总商会2017商业展望华语论坛在新举行
The SCCCI, together with Credit Suisse, organised the “SCCCI-Credit Suisse Business Outlook Forum” on 19 April.
Xinhuanet, 20 April 2017

 

裕廊镇大会堂:商团中心正式启用 12家商团率先迁
In an exclusive interview with Channel 8 news, President Roland Ng highlights the role of Trade Association Hub in supporting Trade Associations and businesses.

Channel 8 News,16 April 2017

 

海外网络攻击造成破坏 可面对我国法律制裁
SCCCI Immediate Past President and NMP Thomas Chua spoke on the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity (Amendment) Bill in Parliament.

Lianhe Zaobao,4 April 2017

 

Changes to Singapore Cybercrime Laws passed
SCCCI Immediate Past President and NMP Thomas Chua spoke on the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity (Amendment) Bill in Parliament.

Channel Newsasia,3 April 2017

 

SCCCI aims to strike balance between firms' concerns and current economic transition
In an exclusive interview with The Business Times, President Roland Ng speaks on the future directives of SCCCI and how the Chamber can help members overcome the new set of challenges in Singapore's economy.

The Business Times, 30 March 2017

 

商团发挥引领作用
In an article in the SME Column, President Roland Ng discusses the roles of trade associations and how the Trade Association Hub can better support in them in fulfilling their roles.
Lianhe Zaobao, 30 March 2017