S'pore charity bazaar to raise funds for Chongqing school dormitory

Singapore Ambassador to China Stanley Loh (in striped shirt) accompanying Deputy Director of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission Office Liu Jianchao and Chongqing Vice-Mayor Pan Yiqin (in grey jacket) at the charity bazaar held at the Singapore Em
Singapore Ambassador to China Stanley Loh (in striped shirt) accompanying Deputy Director of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission Office Liu Jianchao and Chongqing Vice-Mayor Pan Yiqin (in grey jacket) at the charity bazaar held at the Singapore Embassy in Beijing.PHOTO: SINGAPORE EMBASSY IN CHINA

Laksa, chicken rice and durians all played a part in a charity bazaar on the grounds of the Singapore Embassy in the Chinese capital yesterday.

Merchants gathered by the Singapore Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China (SingCham) sold these Singaporean favourites to raise funds to build a dormitory for a primary school in Chongqing.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 13, 2019, with the headline 'S'pore charity bazaar to raise funds for Chongqing school dormitory'. Print Edition | Subscribe