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Conferment of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Murchison Award 2017 in the UK for “pioneering publications in the field of globalisation” (see RGS press release and NUS press release), June 2017.

Forbes Asia, March 2017 issue reprinting in 3 full pages my case study of Hon Hai Precision from Taiwan (aka Foxconn) originally published in my 2016 Cornell University Press book, Strategic Coupling.

Award of a US$4 million strategic grant by the National University of Singapore to establish the Global Production Networks Centre at NUS (GPN@NUS) on 1 July 2014.

Conferment of Academician by the Academy of Social Sciences in the UK in September 2012(see FASS News).

My lecture at the LSE-NUS Public Lecture Series, 26 January 2012. See podcast on LSE website and YouTube.

NUS Homepage news on me being ranked highly among well cited human geographers, 5 January 2010. Saved copy here.

Article quoting me in The Financial Times, London, entitled "Tycoons who aim to keep it in the family" by Justine Lau, 30 June 2008, Surveys Section, p.4. PDF here.

Article quoting me in The Financial Times, London, entitled "Asian families" by Louise Lucas, 20 May 2008, p.20. PDF here.

Article quoting me in CFO Asia , Hong Kong, entitled "Meet the family" by Don Durfee, Managing Editor, 12 September 2007, pp.17-23.

Guest Commentator in PrimeTime News LIVE on Channel NewsAsia, Special Edition on “Hong Kong: 10 Years On”, Presenters: Glenda Chong & David Nye, Singapore, 8:30-10 pm, 1 July 2007.

Article quoting me in The Financial Times, London, entitled "A new generation of family firm" by Louise Lucas, 10 March 2007, p.12.

Article quoting me in The Financial Times, London, entitled "Asian family business" by Louise Lucas, 18 July 2005, p.16.

Article quoting me in Agence France Presse, Beijing, entitled "Stronger yuan could dramatically boost China's overseas acquisition drive" by Peter Harmsen, 23 June 2005.

Article on me in NUS Research Gallery "Debunking the myths of Chinese capitalism", May 2005.

Invited Speaker at the Global Entrepolis@Singapore Family-Linked Enterprises Summit organized by the Singapore Manufacturers' Association, 12 October 2004, Suntec Singapore International Convention Centre. Download my PowerPoint presentation on the Globalization of FLEs here.

- Reported in The Business Times , Singapore, entitled "Family-linked enterprises under the spotlight" by Nande Khin, 13 October 2004. Reported in LianHe ZhaoBao Business, Singapore, entitled "Entering into regional markets" by Tan Lei, 13 October 2004. Reported in NewsRadio 93.8, Singapore, entitled "Family-linked enterprises must turn professional" by Christie Loh, 13 October 2004.

Article quoting me in The Standard, Hong Kong, entitled " Traditional business merges with global reality" by Tim LeeMaster, 31 May 2004.

Article on how Henan Province in China should take advantage of its own geographic advantages.
'We should recognize our advantage', Da He Bao, Henan Province, 1-7 February 2002.

Article on Eu Yan Sang in The Star, Malaysia entitled "Entrepreneurship of fourth generation saves empire", 12 March 2001.

Article on me in NUS Campus News "Mixing business with geography", December 1999.

Download my 1999 Executive Report on Singapore's Global Reach reported in Sunday Review of The Straits Times, July 1999.

Article quoting me in The Financial Times "Family success: keeping the dynasty under rein" by John Ridding, 5 March 1998.

 

 


Receiving a memento from the President of SMA, Mr Lew Syn Pau.

 

 


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