6th SSD on 05 Oct 2018

Seizing BRI opportunities through strategic partnerships in Southeast Asia

 

 

In the sixth installation of Sino-Singapore Dialogue, held on 05 October 2018, Stratagem Group partnered with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) to hold a thought-provoking dialogue themed “Seizing BRI opportunities through strategic partnerships in Southeast Asia”. Featuring speakers from China, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand, these speakers share their perspectives on how businesses can leverage on strategic partnerships to seize BRI opportunities along the Silk Road.

 

The line-up of speakers and their presentation topics is as follows:
Speakers:
1) Mr Zainul Abidin Rasheed (Former Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore; Singapore’s Ambassador to Kuwait (Non-Resident); Foreign Minister’s Special Envoy to the Middle East; NTU Board of Trustees Member)
Bridging from the past to BRI: from Suzhou to the future, challenges and opportunities
2) Prof Zhang Weiwei (Director, China Institute, Fudan University)
BRI, ASEAN and a new globalisation
3) Prof Wang Yuzhu (Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of International Strategy; Head of APEC and Regional Cooperation Centre, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
Political and economic considerations in Sino-ASEAN collaboration
4) Mrs Vilawan Mangklatanakul (Director-General of International Economic Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand)
Regulatory and legal considerations for cross-border BRI collaborations
5) Mr Kyatmaja Lookman (President Director of PT. Lookman Djaja Land; Founder, Indonesian Trucking Association-APTRINDO)
How companies can capitalize on BRI opportunities in Indonesia

5th SSD on 13 Apr 2018

Sino-ASEAN cooperation and what it means for businesses

 

In the 5th SMU-Stratagem Group Sino-Singapore Dialogue on 13 April 2018, themed “Sino-ASEAN cooperation and what it means for businesses”, we will be bringing together leading scholars, government and business leaders to share their insights and provide you with a holistic understanding of Sino-ASEAN relations across economic, social and geopolitical issues.

 

The line-up of speakers and their presentation topics is as follows:

 

1) Su Hao (Founding Director, Center for Strategic and Peace Studies, China Foreign Affairs University)

China’s perspective on Sino-ASEAN cooperation

2) Apipong Khunakornbodintr (Director of China Market and Acting Director of Thailand Overseas Investment Promotion)

Opportunities in Thailand for Chinese and Southeast Asian companies

3) Lam Thanh Ha (Senior Lecturer, Faculty of International Economic, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Opportunities in Vietnam for Chinese and Southeast Asian companies

4) Professor Steve Ngo (Chairman, Arbitration & International Dispute Resolution Practice Group, ASEAN Legal Alliance)

Practical commercial dispute resolution considerations for cross border cooperation

5) Shen Shishun (Committee Member, China National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation)

China’s perspective on ASEAN’s relevance

 

The panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Kaho Yu (Associate, Geopolitics of Energy Project, Harvard Kennedy School and Lecturer, Global Studies Programme, Chinese University of Hong Kong).

4th SSD on 22 Sep 2017

Building the Maritime Silk Road in the 21st Century  

The fourth SMU-Stratagem Group Sino-Singapore Dialogue seeks to bring together leading scholars, government and business leaders to provide insights on China’s bilateral relations with Singapore, the Southeast Asia region, and China’s impact on the world stage.

 

The line-up of speakers and their presentation topics is as follows:

1) Xing Guojun, (Representative from the International Cooperation Center of National Development and Reform Commission)

Building a maritime economy under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

 

Panelists for Panel Discussion: Cooperation of maritime nations along the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road

1) Song Junying (Deputy Director, Department of Asia-Pacific Security and Cooperation, China Institute of International Studies)

2) Zhou Fangye (Associate Research Fellow, Department of Political Studies, National Institute of International Strategy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)

3) Liu Yazhen (China Center for Collaborative Studies of the South China Sea, Nanjing University )

 

The panel discussion was moderated by Mr Er Kwong Wah (Former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education (1987-1994) and Ministry of Community Development).

3rd SSD on 31 Mar 2017

Building the Maritime Silk Road in the 21st Century

The third SMU-Stratagem Group Sino-Singapore Dialogue seeks to bring together leading scholars, government and business leaders to provide insights on China’s bilateral relations with Singapore, the Southeast Asia region, and China’s impact on the world stage.

 

The line-up of speakers and their presentation topics is as follows:

1) Jiao Xueli (Director, International Cooperation Center of National Development and Reform Commission)

Keynote Address

 

Panelists for Panel Discussion: Cooperation of maritime nations along the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road

1) Xu Liping (Head of Department of Asia-Pacific Social & Cultural Studies and Director of Center of Southeast Asian Studies, National Institute of International Strategy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)

2) Xing Guojun (Executive Director, International Cooperation Center of National Development and Reform Commission)

3) Gong Ting (Assistant Research Fellow, Department for American Studies, China Institute of International Studies)

4) Li Man (Vice President, COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited)

 

The panel discussion was moderated by Mr Er Kwong Wah (former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education (1987-1994) and Ministry of Community Development).

2nd SSD on 17 Oct 2016

Navigating the Chinese Economy Through Deep Waters: Innovation and Sustainable Growth in a Turbulent World

The second SMU-Stratagem Group Sino-Singapore Dialogue was an engaging discourse on Chongqing’s vital role in China’s regional development stratagies and how Singapore businesses can leverage the Chongqing Connectivity Initiative to tap vast opportunities in the Western region of China.

 

The line-up of speakers and their presentation topics is as follows:

1) Wu Xiaobo (Dean, School of Management and Director, National Institute of Innovation Management, Zhejiang University, PR China)

Keynote Address

2) Lin Dajian (Former Deputy Director-General, National Development and Reform Commission, PR China)

Keynote Address

 

Panelists for Panel Discussion: Chongqing’s Plans and visions for the Sino-Singapore 3rd G-to-G project – Opportunities and Challenges in the implementation of the Chongqing Connectivity Initiative within China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative

1) Sun Xiyong (Deputy Director-General, China-Singapore (Chongqing) Demonstration Initiative on Strategic Connectivity, PR China)

2) HC Lau (Professor, SMU School of Information Systems and Director, Fujitsu-SMU Urban Computing and Engineering Lab)

3) Chin Phei Chen (Managing Director, China Corporate Strategic Relations, CapitaLand China)

4) Sun Mingming (Director, Yubei Office for the China-Singapore (Chongqing) Demonstration Initiative on Strategic Connectivity, PR China)

1st SSD on 31 Mar 2016

Inaugural SMU-Stratagem Group Sino-Singapore Dialogue 

 

The Inaugural SMU-Stratagem Group Sino-Singapore Dialogue which took place on 31 March 2016, foster debate on China’s bilateral relations with Singapore, the SoutheastAsia region, and China’s impact on the world stage.

 

The line-up of speakers and their presentation topics is as follows:

1) Hu Zhengyue (former Commissioner of the Commissioner’s Office of MFA in Macau SAR)

Keynote Address

2) Xie Sen Shu (Co-Founder and Director of China Raise Summit Club)

Keynote Address

3) Zhang Qi (Co-Founder and Executive President of China Development Research Institute)

Keynote Address

 

The panel discussion was moderated by Mr James T.H. Tang (Dean and Professor of Political Science, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University)