05 Feb '11, 1pm

More help to encourage youths to venture to China: YOUNG Singaporeans hungry for a slice of the action in a boom...

YOUNG Singaporeans hungry for a slice of the action in a booming China will get a boost from networking group Business China and the Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations (SFCCA). Both organisations marked their collaboration to roll out programmes that will help tertiary students and young professionals venture into China by co-hosting a Chinese New Year reception on Saturday. The event at SFCCA's premise in Toa Payoh with Senior Minister S. Jayakumar as the guest of honour, drew more than 300 guests from both organisations. The SFCCA is a 25-year-old umbrella body for 200 clan groups while Business China is a non-profit organisation and brainchild of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew that was set up in 2007 to help Singaporeans engage, learn and do business with a rising China. Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the event, Mrs Josephine Teo, an MP for Bisha...

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