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Co-founder of art magazine, psychiatrist among 9 Nominated MPs to be appointed on July 24

SINGAPORE - The co-founder of an online art magazine and a psychiatrist are among nine people who will be appointed as Nominated Members of Parliament (NMPs).

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SMEs recognised for their agility and innovative business strategies at 28th Enterprise 50 Awards

Fifty Singapore small and medium-sized enterprises were honoured for their business resilience, and for successfully navigating the uncertain economic landscape at the 28th edition of the Enterprise 50 (E50) Awards today.

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Mark Lee: You Can Always Find A Way

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Singapore SMEs Honoured for Exceptional Achievements and Resilience at the 27th Enterprise 50 Awards

Enterprise 50 (E50) Awards, co-organized by The Business Times and KPMG honours 50 enterprising privately-hold companies in Singapore. This year’s winners were recognised for their business excellence and for proactively transforming and reinventing their business models to thrive amid the Covid-19 pandemic.Vac-Tech Engineering Pte Ltd was awarded 20th place out of 50 companies on their first submission into E50, a testament to the hardwork of the employees.

Three tips on how to innovate during disruptive times

Vac-Tech Engineering MD & GM sharing their 3 tips on how the company innovated during the difficult times from COVID-19 featured by Tech-in-Asia


Mr Patrick Lee Kwok Kie, Chairman of Sing Lun Holdings Pte Ltd, President  of Yangzheng  Foundation, and Chairman of Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital's Board of Director, generously donated $1 million to establish the new Sing Lun  Scholarship at SIT

BUSINESS TIMES - Mr Mark Lee elected as Council Member of Singapore Business Federation

PACIFIC International Lines (PIL) managing director Teo Siong Seng, known in shipping circles as SS Teo, has stepped down as chairman of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) after serving the maximum of three terms totalling six years.

BUSINESS TIMES - Young leaders from Singapore business families set up S$5m fund for SMEs

It will be used to provide short-term working capital loans of up to 12 months for local enterprises impacted by Covid-19, with monies expected to target more than 100 SMEs

BUSINESS TIMES - Commitment, capability and collaboration for the long haul

"INNOVATION is what sparks many success stories among sustainable family enterprises," said Singapore Management University's (SMU) Professor Annie Koh.

HSBC - East Asia’s young rich redefine the concept of legacy

For millennia, Asia’s thinking about legacy has been framed by the Confucian ideals of family. But this is changing.

SINGAPORE TATLER - EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018

At the 17th Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) awards gala in October, PatSnap CEO and Generation T honouree Jeffrey Tiong was lauded by professional services organisation EY for his outstanding contributions to the R&D industry.

BUSINESS TIMES - Cut from a different cloth: how Sing Lun's third-gen taps talent, tech and innovation

FAMILY-OWNED businesses in Singapore don't usually have a reputation for being cutting edge or innovative, but Sing Lun Holdings CEO and third-generation leader Mark Lee wants to change that.

STRAIT TIMES - C K Tang succession: 5 other family-run businesses in Singapore

SINGAPORE - As part of its leadership succession plans, homegrown retail company C K Tang has named Mr Sean Tang Wen-Wei, 32, its new chief executive on Tuesday (April 18).

PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE - The Necessary Bigness

Mark Lee, the managing director of Sing Lun Holdings, preaching the gospel of ‘Go big or go home’?

CNBC (MANAGING ASIA) -  Singapore’s Sing Lun has top sportwear labels as clients and an ambitious outlook

When athletes from Michael Phelps to Usain Bolt appeared in slick athletic gear by brands Under Armour, Puma and Oakley and others during the Rio Olympics, Mark Lee had an extra reason to cheer.

Top clothing brands' Singapore connection

Most garment manufacturing factories may have moved out of Singapore over the years, but the textile and apparel sector here is by no means a sunset industry.

通商中国 - 新加坡建国50周年杰出华商奖:得奖华商名单

SG50 Outstanding Chinese Business Pioneers Awards - list of Awards Recipients

THE EDGE - Sing Lun’s new spin

Mark Lee, winner in the Manufacturing category for this year’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award, explains how he is leading ‘old economy’ Sing Lun Holdings in a new world.

30-member committee assembled to plot the future of Singapore's economy

SINGAPORE - A committee formed to develop economic strategies for Singapore's future will be made up of 30 members, including government officials and leaders of companies large and small.

BUSINESS TIMES - 50 firms honoured at Golden Jubilee Business Awards ceremony

SINGAPORE - A committee formed to develop economic strategies for Singapore's future will be made up of 30 members, including government officials and leaders of companies large and small.


Contributed by Patrick Lee and family at a time of financial difficulty for many, the generous gift establishes Scholarships for needy SMU undergraduates and a Fellowship programme to advance faculty research. The Sing Lun Seminar Room has been named in appreciation.

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