YCW Singapore was launched in late June 2015, the organization's eighth global chapter. Geographically located within six hours of major cities in China and India, the biggest powers in Asia, Singapore has grown to be the ideal crossroads between East and West. The city-state plays a pivotal role in the West’s engagement with Asia and vice versa. YCW Singapore is well positioned to tap into the country’s robust, multi-racial and large international community to examine the delicate foreign policy dynamics, economic and social interactions between the East and West.

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Singapore – ‘The Experience of Contemporary Chinese Migrants in Singapore’ with Yang Peidong of Nanyang Technological University

Singapore – ‘The Experience of Contemporary Chinese Migrants in Singapore’ with Yang Peidong of Nanyang Technological University

Mainland Chinese (or “PRC Chinese”) make up one of the largest migrant groups in Singapore today. Following the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1990, the Chinese have arrived continuously and in increasingly significant numbers to pursue

Singapore – ‘How to Tell a Thousand Words’ with How Hwee Young, Chief Photographer for European Pressphoto Agency in Beijing, and Tan Siok Siok, Filmmaker and Entrepreneur

Singapore – ‘How to Tell a Thousand Words’ with How Hwee Young, Chief Photographer for European Pressphoto Agency in Beijing, and Tan Siok Siok, Filmmaker and Entrepreneur

Young China Watchers Singapore dived into a visual exploration of contemporary China. The speakers will discussed their careers documenting China in photographs and film. How Hwee Young is chief photographer for the European Pressphoto Agency in Beijing. Her images have won