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14 Jan 2015

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The Landscape of Tomorrow - Singapore's Progress
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 The second Singapore Speakers Series took place in Beijing on 31 May 2013. About 120 enthusiastic Singaporeans spent an engaging evening with Dr Liu Thai Ker, Director of RSP Architects Planners & Engineers. The 75-year-old former chief of both the Housing and Development Board…
MediaCorp to Focus on Content
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The technology that allows MediaCorp to reach foreign audiences “cuts both ways” and local
Amid Technological Waves, Content Still King
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“It’s not too late to leave”. These seemingly ominous words were printed on Mr Shaun Seow’s first presentation slide when the CEO of MediaCorp spoke to an estimated 230 overseas Singaporeans at the Distinguished Business Leaders Series in Melbourne last week. Fortunately,…
50th Instalment of DBL Series -- Icons of Singapore
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“I must be foolhardy to do this again”, Mr Liew Mun Leong quipped as he opened his address to a full house of some 300 Singaporeans at the 50th instalment of the Distinguished Business Leaders (DBL) Series in London on 1 March 2013. Founding President and CEO of CapitaLand…
This is Asia's Time
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“I see many more standing at the back”, Mr Piyush Gupta quipped as he addressed a full house of some 280 Singaporeans at the Distinguished Business Leaders (DBL) Series in London on 3 November 2012.
Growth Borne From Calculated Risks
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Before he began his presentation, Mr Edmund Cheng expressed his gratitude to more than 200 Singaporeans in Sydney for attending the Distinguished Business Leaders (DBL) Series and spending their Friday evening with him. The affable Mr Cheng, Deputy Chairman of Wing Tai Holdings, shared stories…
On The Challenges of Cleaning Water
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“I'm here to sell my koyok,” laughed Olivia Lum as she took to the stage and began her presentation on Hyflux Limited. It turned out that the koyok was not some sales pitch trying to sell ice to Eskimos. She was selling…
Moving with the Times, Seizing Opportunities, Leading Changes
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On 7 Sep 2012, 218 Singaporeans in Perth gathered together to meet and interact with Mr Kenny Yap, Executive Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of Qian Hu Corporation. …
How to Captain a Mammoth Ship
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Sounds of chatter and laughter fill the air as the crowd mingled at The Langham, situated in the heart of Xintiandi, Shanghai. Words such as “lah” and “lor”, pierced through the din; an audio indication that Singaporeans are in the house. It was the seventh installment of…
Lucky Numbers and Feng Shui
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 There was an air of excitement as the crowd mingled, chatted, and exchanged name cards over drinks. It was the first ever Distinguished Business Leaders Series in Hong Kong and Singaporeans gathered at the event were looking forward to the sharing by the speaker for the evening, Chairman of…
To Stay Put Is To Move Backwards
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 “Though in a way, I am a business leader, I’m not sure if I deserve the title ‘distinguished’,” begins Mr Lee Eng Beng as he modestly opens his address during the Overseas Singaporean Unit’s latest instalment of the Distinguished Business Leaders series held…
Family Ties are the most important
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The contrast was stark from coast to coast. It was a chilly seven degrees Celsius in New York while the Californian sun shone brightly in San Francisco on a Sunday afternoon. Yet regardless the weather conditions, nothing stopped Singaporeans from attending the Distinguished Business Leaders (DBL)…
Grandfather’s Sound Advice For The Audience
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You can either choose to do what you like, or learn to like what you have to do. That was the advice Ms Chew Gek Khim doled out to the audience, many of whom were students who were about to step into the workforce. That was the same piece of advice given to Ms Chew by her late grandfather,…
Winning Against All Odds
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19 Oct 2011- Honest, sincere, and caring – these are traits which you would commonly associate with hospitality-related services. You would also use the same words to describe the man behind one of the most successful companies in the hospitality industry, Mr Choe Peng Sum, Chief Executive…
I Haven’t Got All Day. Lucky For You!
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“I am not going to talk about tax” was how Mr Tham Sai Choy, Managing Partner of KPMG, began his introduction, to the mixed reaction of laughter and groans from the audience. In self-deprecating style, he apologised for standing between the audience and their dinner. “I haven’t…
Chew Gek Khim, Straits Trading Company Limited
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“Staying relevant is a bit Darwinian, you need to keep evolving to meet changing needs,” remarks Ms. Chew Gek Khim, granddaughter of prominent banker and philanthropist, the late Tan Chin Tuan. Ms. Chew is the Executive Chairman of Straits…
Merging for Global Success
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Many corporations merged only to fail dramatically. Remember AOL and Time Warner? But ComfortDelGro proved otherwise. One of the key persons behind ComfortDelGro’s merger success, is the company’s Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr Kua Hong Pak.
Better Healthcare Delivery Through Technology
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Distinguished Business Leader, Dr Loo Choon Yong San Francisco’s fourth Distinguished Business Leaders…
Sleep Less to a Greater Success
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Distinguished Business Leader, Dr Loo Choon Yong New York’s fifth Distinguished Business Leaders Series featuring…
Truly A Man Of Many Talents
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Dr Cheong addressing the audience Dr Cheong Choong Kong, Chairman of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Ltd, was the…
Tigers and Buffalos: Strategies for Life and Business in Singapore and Asia
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Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Philip Jeyaretnam The Overseas Singaporean Unit (OSU) organised London’s…
Mr Allen Lew’s Personal Recipe for Success
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Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Allen Lew The Overseas Singaporean Unit (OSU) organised Melbourne’s fourth Distinguished…
‘Abalone King’ shares his success and words of wisdom
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Dr Ng addresses a captivated audience The Overseas Singaporean Unit (OSU) organised the 31st Distinguished Business Leaders…
My Journey, My Learning
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Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Clement Woon The Overseas Singaporean Unit (OSU) organised Sydney’s fourth’s Distinguished…
Singapore: Now and the next 50 years
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Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Simon Cheong The Overseas Singaporean Unit (OSU) organised London’s seventh Distinguished Business…
Mrs Tan shares on the Choices, Changes and Opportunities to Serve
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Distinguished Business Leader, Mrs Mildred Tan The Overseas Singaporean Unit (OSU) organised London’s sixth Distinguished…
Mr Ron Sim shares his experiences in China
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Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Ron Sim About 180 Singaporeans in Shanghai gathered to get up…
Mr Wee Ee Cheong shares UOB's journey
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Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Wee Ee Cheong The Overseas Singaporean Unit (OSU) organised the inaugural Distinguished Business Leaders…
Nurturing talents: The Singapore way to go
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Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Lee Tzu Yang The Overseas Singaporean Unit (OSU) organised the third Distinguished Business…
Ms Chua Sock Koong shares the success of SingTel
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Distinguished Business Leader, Ms Chua Sock Koong The Overseas Singaporean Unit (OSU) organised…
Mr Edwin Khew shares on the Green-sector in Singapore
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Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Edwin Khew
An Incidental Hotelier and an Icon in the Hospitality Industry
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Distinguished Business Leader, Ms Jennie Chua Ms Jennie Chua, Chairperson of the…
The personal journey of Dr Teh Kok Peng
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Distinguished Business Leader, Dr Teh Kok Peng Dr Teh Kok Peng, President of Government…
Mr Lim Cheng Teck shares his story of coming back to Singapore
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Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Lim Cheng Teck Mr Lim Cheng Teck, Chief Executive…
Some good fortune and luck, says Mr Lee Hsien Yang
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Some good fortune and luck, says Mr Lee Hsien Yang Distinguished Business Leader,
The Fish Shares His Success Tale
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The Fish Shares His Success Tale Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Kenny Yap…
Legal Eagle: Allen & Gledhill’s Lucien Wong Meets OS in London
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Legal Eagle: Allen & Gledhill’s Lucien Wong Meets OS in London Distinguished Business…
Popiah King shares his secret recipe of success
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Popiah King shares his secret recipe of success Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Sam…
Water Queen shares her success in the water business
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Distinguished Business Leader, Ms Olivia Lum Water Queen shares her success in the…
From Sportsman to Chairman
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From Sportsman to Chairman Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Richard Seow…
Moving Beyond Technology to Business and Entrepreneurship
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Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Ong Peng Tsin Moving Beyond Technology to Business…
OS "tune in" to news from home
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OS "tune in" to news from home Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Lucas Chow…
Extra! Extra! Read all about it!
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Alan Chan…
A Class Beyond First
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A Class Beyond First Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Stephen Lee…
A clarion call to OS: "Carpe diem!"
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A clarion call to OS: "Carpe diem!"" Distinguished Business Leader,…
Singapore – My Home and Global Connection to Asia
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Singapore – My Home and Global Connection to Asia Distinguished Business Leader,…
“Say what you’ll do, do what you’d say”
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“Say what you’ll do, do what you’d say” Distinguished Business Leader,
From Lighterage to the High Seas and the High Life – success of CK Ow
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The story behind the success of CK Ow! Distinguished Business Leader, Mr CK Ow …
Fellow Singaporeans, exercise your birthright!
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Fellow Singaporeans, Exercise Your Birth Right! Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Davinder…
My journey to Singapore - The place I want to be!
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My journey to Singapore - The place I want to be! Distinguished Business Leader, Mr Edmund…
Of citizenship and Singapore’s future
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Of citizenship, Singapore’s future, and the value of a global career Mr Roy…
World’s Leading Jackup Rig Builder
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Success story behind the World’s Leading Jackup Rig Builder Mr Roy Quek (L), Director…
Stay connected, Capitaland boss tells OS
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Stay Connected, Capitaland Boss Tells Overseas Singaporeans (L-R) Mr Chiang, Perm Sec, PMO

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