2012 Recipients

recipient2012 prof arthur wong

Business China
Excellence Award

Professor Arthur Lim Siew Ming Founding Medical Director, Singapore National Eye Centre
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, National University Hospital, Singapore

Acknowledged as Southeast Asia’s father of ophthalmology, Professor Arthur Lim has been advocating the eradication of cataract blindness in China since 1986. Under Prof Lim’s stewardship, more than 5,000 local specialists were trained in the 10 eye centres, which he helped establish across China. This benefitted close to half a million eye patients, who had their visions restored. Through personally providing pro-bono surgeries and donating generously to the eye centres in China, he has enhanced the Singapore-China relations through his keen philanthropic contributions. Held in high regard for his outstanding contributions, Prof Lim was honoured the exemplary “Friendship Award” by the Chinese Government.

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recipient2012 capitaland

Business China
Enterprise Award

CapitaLand Group

CapitaLand is one of Asia’s largest real estate companies. CapitaLand China, CapitaLand Group’s umbrella brand for its businesses in China, has drawn its blueprints to cover 40 cities and developed over 120 projects in the country. The knowledge sharing and exchange on the urbanisation of China continues to deepen the long-term relations between the two countries. Actualising its commitment to “Building People”, the CapitaLand Hope Foundation has benefitted thousands of underprivileged children.

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recipient2012 loh cheng

Business China
Young Achiever Award

Dr Loh Cheng Residency Training Coordinator
Kunming Medical University 2nd Affiliated Hospital

Choosing compassion over comfort, Dr Loh Cheng relocated with his family to Yunnan to provide medical education and clinical services to the underprivileged in this second poorest province in China. He bridged multi-lateral ties by connecting international humanitarian groups with the local Chinese authorities to ensure that international aids are provided directly to those needing them most. Dr Loh is the second Singaporean to be conferred the prestigious “Caiyun” Award by the Yunnan Provincial Government in 2012.

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Key Dates

  • 15 Apr 2021 Calling for Nominations
  • 9 June 2021 Nominations Close
  • Jun - Oct 2021 Judging
  • 8 Nov 2021 Awards Ceremony



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