2015 Recipients

recipient2015 li rongrong

Business China
Excellence Award

Li Rongrong Vice Chairman, China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE)
Founding Chairman, China State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC) (2003 – 2010)

Well-recognised for his contributions towards Singapore-China relations during his tenure as Chairman of China's SASAC, Mr Li Rongrong was a strong supporter and initiator of interaction and collaboration between SASAC and the Singapore business community. Mr Li and his team made frequent visits to Singapore. As a result, SASAC adapted and promoted Singapore’s best practices in corporate governance, and integrated these practices with China’s realities. The extensive knowledge transfer and frequent exchanges between Singapore business leaders and their counterparts in China enhanced mutual understanding and trust, and culminated in a sustainable long term partnership between Singapore and China.

Read more | Watch video
recipient2015 keppel corporation

Business China
Enterprise Award

Keppel Corporation

One of Singapore’s leading multi-national and multi-business conglomerates, Keppel entered the Chinese market in the early 1980s and has built up strong relationships and an excellent track record in China. Across 25 cities in China, it has shared its expertise, experience and technologies, and contributed to advancing sustainable urbanisation and strengthening ties between Singapore and China. Keppel is the leader of the Singapore consortiums for two landmark bilateral projects – the China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park and the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City. Beyond business excellence, Keppel is committed to engaging and nurturing the local Chinese community in the cities where it operates through promotion of education, care for the underprivileged, protection of the environment and other philanthropic efforts.

Read more | Watch video
recipient2015 tanya chua

Business China
Young Achiever Award

Tanya Chua Singer Songwriter

The only Singaporean singer to be awarded the Best Mandarin Female Singer thrice in the prestigious Golden Melody Awards, Tanya Chua has established a solid reputation as a multi-talented singer songwriter in the Chinese pop music arena. Effectively bilingual, she is the sole Singaporean on the judging panel of China’s hit reality singing competition “Sing My Song” for 2 consecutive years. In 2014, Tanya spearheaded Project WAO (Women as One), teaming up with three other female singers from Taiwan, Hong Kong and China to perform in unison with proceeds benefitting vulnerable women and girls in the Greater China area.

Read more | Watch video

Key Dates

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



Business China
Joint Presenter
Supporting Media
ST logoThe Business Times联合早报