The Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations held its Retreat from the 12th to13th of January 2013 at the Hatten Hotel in Malacca, to gather and brainstorm for ideas regarding  the future development of the Federation. Following the Retreat held between 19th and 20th February 2011 at Bintan Lagoon Resort, this is the subsequent retreat held by the Federation. In the past 2 years, the Federation has organised many activities in line with the vision and mission that was discussed then. In addition, the Executive Committee of the Federation has expanded from 5 sub-committees to 6.

Those who attended the camp revisited the vision and mission of the federation, and formulated the strategic thrusts and action plans for the future development of the Federation for 2014 and beyond. A total of 35 council and executive committee members attended the camp. Veteran newsman Mr Lim Jim Koon was also invited on the first day to analyse the social climate and the happenings of the Chinese community.

Chairman Mr Chua Thian Poh delivered his speech

Veteran newsman Mr Lim Jim Koon analysed the social climate and the happenings of the Chinese community

Secretary-General Mr Lee Kwok Kie updated on the progress of the Federation.

On the first day of camp, the representatives of the four groups presented their respective strategic directions (upper left: Zhou Zhao Cheng, upper right: Li Ye Ming, lower left: Kua Bak Lim, lower right: Giam Meng Tuck

On the second day of the camp, the representatives of the four groups shared their action plans (upper left: Anne Lee Pui Luin, upper right: Chong Chin Hin, lower left: Yang Jian Wei, lower right: Ignatius Wang Hua Lei)