Han Yong Hong will discuss the current stringent media environment and how this has changed over the last few years, what drives these changes and what they say about the government’s perception of its own legitimacy, how the media environment affects civil society, as well as touch on the 18th Party Congress.
Kathryn Tsibulsky will discuss the question of trust and censorship in China in the investor relations field, differences in perception of Chinese companies of various investor groups (e.g. domestic vs foreign), and how the media environment affects issues such as investor relations and corporate governance, as well as policy making and technological innovation.
Peh Shing Huei will moderate the session and lead the Q&A.;
We invite Han Yong Hong (China news editor at Lianhe Zaobao), Kathryn Tsibulsky (Former Head, Investor Relations at Goldwind) and Peh Shing Huei (Founder Partner at The Nutgraf) to discuss.
Han Yong Hong
Han Yong Hong is currently China news editor for Lianhe Zaobao, Singapore’s main Chinese language newspaper. She was previously the Beijing-based China correspondent for Lianhe Zaobao from 2005 to 2012. She joined the newspaper as an arts journalist in 2005, and was a freelance theatre stage manager, director and script writer from 1996-2000. She graduated from NUS with a Master’s Degree in Chinese Studies.
Kathryn Tsibulsky was most recently the Beijing and Hong Kong-based head of investor relations for Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Tech, the largest wind turbine manufacturer in China as well as the world. She joined Goldwind in 2011. Prior to that, she worked as a high yield bond analyst for Jefferies in New York, as well as a statistical research analyst at the US Dept of Transportation. She holds a Masters degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.
Peh Shing Huei
Peh Shing Huei is a founding partner of The Nutgraf, a writing and communications agency. He was a news editor and China bureau chief at the Straits Times. He is author of the book “When The Party Ends: China’s Leaps and Stumbles after the Beijing Olympics”, which has been shortlisted for the 2016 Singapore Literature Prize. He is a graduate of NUS and Columbia University.