Business China Excellence Award 2010:
ORCL's Tao awarded
Owner and Manager of the World Trade Centre and Havelock City
project, ORCL Chairman S P Tao, was awarded the prestigious Business
China Excellence Award at the inaugural Business China Awards held in
Singapore last week.
S P Tao
Tao, who founded the Shin Kwan Group, was awarded the Business China
Excellence Award for his contribution to warming ties between Singapore
and China. Minister Mentor Lee Kwan Yew presented the awards.
Tao paved the way for closer economic cooperation between Singapore
and China through his pioneering business ventures. He is deeply
connected in China, and his views were sought by the Singapore
Government in the bilateral Suzhou Industrial Park Project which was
awarded the Business China Enterprise Award. The Business China Awards
aim to honour outstanding businessmen, entrepreneurs, professionals and
organizations for their successes and contributions to Singapore-China
relationships and the appreciation of the Chinese language and culture.
The Awards are organized by Business China and jointly presented by
OCBC Bank. It is supported by Business Times and Lianhe Zaobao.
The judging panel comprised representatives of business academia and
media. Tao's property business is an international one that extends to
China, Indonesia and Sri Lanka and through ORCL is currently developing
the 4.5 m sq ft Havelock City, a mixed use freehold complex of
residences, retail, entertainment and offices.
Business Times Singapore