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HICOOL Global Entrepreneur Summit and Entrepreneurship Competition Concludes with Business Fest in Beijing

After rounds of intense contests starting from May 15, the HICOOL Global Entrepreneur Summit and Entrepreneurship Competition (HICOOL) concludes on September 12 in Beijing.

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Themed “Envision Your Future”, the summit consists of award ceremony, signing ceremony of HCOOL Business School, HICOOL Service Manager and Industrial Park signing ceremony, dialogues with renowned entrepreneurs and investors, and presentations from industry giants and start-ups. The summit also has an interactive exhibition area that promises the visitors an immersive experience of cutting-edge technologies.

Cooperating with world’s top investors, businesses and academic institutes, HICOOL has developed an entrepreneurial ecosystem, facilitating global entrepreneurs to impact the future.

Entrepreneurship competition: 10 million RMB (USD 1.4 million) of direct investment available for winning projects

After rounds intense competition, 100 contestants from

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China’s digital health care start-ups get a boost from the coronavirus, Beijing and investors

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BEIJING — The coronavirus pandemic is proving to be the accelerator that China’s health care technology start-ups needed.

In a country of 1.4 billion, many people who used to travel and wait for hours to see doctors are turning more to online products, companies say. The government is rolling out needed policy support for internet-based health care. And investors are pouring in money. 

Before the coronavirus outbreak, much of the health-tech investment in China was focused on scientific research for medical treatments, said Kitty Lee, Singapore-based partner and head of the Asia Pacific health and life sciences practice at Oliver Wyman.

Going forward, she expects the portion of investment focused on consumer health care and infrastructure will grow more rapidly than biotech.

In the second quarter, global health-care funding to private companies reached a quarterly record of $18.1 billion, according to CB Insights. Health-care funding

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Beijing resumes entry of Singaporean citizens to boost business: analyst

People watch aircrafts flying by during the National Day celebrations at the Merlion Park in Singapore, Aug. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Then Chih Wey)

Singaporean citizens with valid residence permits for work, private affairs and family reunion in China can apply for visas to China free of charge from Saturday, said the Chinese Embassy in Singapore on Sunday. 

The resumption of entry came after a high-level meeting between China and Singapore, which analysts say is an act to boost trade and business activities.

China suspended the entry of foreigners on March 28 due to COVID-19, with the exception of foreigners who come to China for necessary economic, trade, scientific, technological and other activities, as well as for emergency humanitarian needs.

A nucleic acid test for COVID-19 within five days prior to boarding is necessary for all passengers flying from Singapore to China starting August 28, according to a notice released by the

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