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In the News: 44th Singapore Lecture by His Excellency Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China

The 44th Singapore Lecture by His Excellency Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, is organised by ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute in collaboration with Business China.

First organised by ISEAS—Yusof Ishak Institute in 1980, the Singapore Lecture is one of the intellectual highlights of Singapore. It provides an opportunity for distinguished global statesmen and leaders to reach a wider audience in Singapore and speak on topics of international and regional interest.

Premier Li's lecture, titled "Pursuing Open and Integrated Development for Shared Prosperity 在开放融通中共创共享繁荣" will touch on Singapore-China and ASEAN-Singapore relations, as well as China's determination to promote free trade and support economic globalisation.

News Coverage:
  1. Full text of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s speech at the 44th Singapore Lecture - Xinhua News, 15 November 2018
  2. The South China Sea is fabled for its hidden energy reserves and China wants to block outsiders like the US from finding them - Business Insider, 14 November 2018
  3. China and Singapore: Reflection on "Close neighbor better than distant relative" - CGTN, 14 November 2018
  4. PM: China seems committed to South China Sea code of conduct - Malaymail, 14 November 2018
  5. China does not seek regional or international hegemony: Premier Li Keqiang - CGTN, 14 November 2018
  6. Chinese premier advocates free trade, multilateralism - Xinhua News, 14 November 2018
  7. China has conditions to energise market: Premier Li - The Straits Times, 14 November 2018
  8. 中国希望三年内谈妥南中国海行为准则 - Lianhe Zaobao, 14 November 2018
  9. 44th Singapore Lecture 1,  23  - Jia 88.3FM, 14 November 2018 8am news
  10. 首次以总理身份访新 李克强忙着用英文招商:More investments!- Redants, 13 November 2018
  11. 第44届“新加坡讲座” 李克强:中国望三年内完成南海行为准则协商 - Shangbao Indonesia, 13 November 2018
  12. 李克强:中国望三年内完成南中国海行为准则协商 - Lianhe Zaobao, 13 November 2018
  13. China vows to make trade ‘fairer’ - TODAY, 13 November 2018
  14. China calls on ASEAN to work together on trade, South China Sea - Channel Newsasia, 13 November 2018
  15. China expects finalization of RCEP negotiations in 2019 - Xinhua News, 13 November 2018
  16. Chinese Premier Li says talks on South China Sea code should end in three years - Reuters, 13 November 2018
  17. Timeline for massive China-backed trade deal slips - AFP News, 13 November 2018
  18. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang: Frequent meetings between Singapore, China leaders to deepen ties among younger leaders | 李克强总理:新中领导人更频密互访,加强年轻一代领袖联系 - Business China, 13 November 2018
  19. Let me know if your business treated unequally in China: Chinese Premier | 李克强:若新加坡企业在华遇不公平待遇,可向我投诉 - New Fortune Times, 13 November 2018
  20. 副总理张志贤: 中美保持正面关系 符合各方利益 - Channel 8 News, 13 November 2018
  21. 张志贤:李克强昨抵新日与邓小平40年前访新是同一天 - Lianhe Zaobao, 13 November 2018
  22. 中国总理李克强:在开放融通中共创共享繁荣 - Lianhe Zaobao, 13 November 2018
  23. China firmly supports free trade, globalization: Premier Li - CGTN, 13 November 2018
  24. 44th Singapore Lecture - Love 972 FM, 13 November 2018 5pm & 7pm news
  25. China to fervently ‘open up’, welcomes S’pore’s co-operation as it forges ahead: Premier Li Keqiang - Today, 12 November 2018
  26. Singapore and China sign upgraded FTA as Premier Li Keqiang kicks off official visit - The Straits Times, 12 November 2018
  27. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to make official visit to Singapore - CNA, 10 November 2018
  28. Four leaders to make state and official visits to S’pore next week - Today, 10 November 2018 
  29. 中国总理李克强后天起正式访问新加坡 - Lianhe Zaobao, 10 November 2018
  30. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to make official visit to Singapore next week - The Straits Times, 7 November 2018
  31. Chinese Premier to make official visit to Singapore - The Straits Times, 7 November 2018