Competition encourages students to learn Chinese Language

Lyna Mohamad

The Fuzhou Shiyyi Association and Brunei Foochow Association jointly organised a prize presentation ceremony for winners of the 5th Brunei Primary School Chinese essay writing competition at Chung Hwa Middle School hall yesterday.

President of Fuzhou Shiyyi Association Jackson Ting and President of Brunei Foochow Association, Kuala Belait Tan Tei Tei were the guest of honours.

Fuzhou Shiyyi Association Cultural and Education Director Ling Beng Leh expressed appreciation to the presidents, directors, principals and teachers. Ling noted that the collaboration of Fuzhou association and Chung Hwa Middle School has enabled the participation of around 300 students in recent years.

“No matter how difficult, students must work hard to learn Chinese persistently so that they can understand and speak different languages,” added Ling.

Members of the Fuzhou Shiyyi Association and Brunei Foochow Association in a group photo with the participants of the 5th Brunei Primary School Chinese essay writing competition. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD