Chinese buyer eyeing troubled Beijing school

BISS is one of Beijing's oldest international schools. The Singaporean-run school was set up in 1994 by former senior parliamentary secretary Chan Chee Seng.
BISS is one of Beijing's oldest international schools. The Singaporean-run school was set up in 1994 by former senior parliamentary secretary Chan Chee Seng.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

A Chinese businessman has shown interest in buying the troubled Singaporean-run Beijing BISS International School (BISS) in the Chinese capital.

The prospective buyer ran private and international schools in China, Mr Xu Donggeng, a legal adviser with the State Council's Overseas Chinese Affairs Office, told The Straits Times yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 17, 2018, with the headline 'Chinese buyer eyeing troubled Beijing school'. Print Edition | Subscribe