“The Values of Chinese Traditional Culture in Changing Times” is the theme of the Second Chinese World Assembly 2021, held at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel in Penang on 27th November 2021 (Saturday), at 9:00 am (Malaysia time). The event is sponsored by the Pertubuhan Nilai-Nilai Murni Untuk Keamanan Sejagat (CPFWPM) and Chinese People’s Federation for World Peace (CPFWP) International and, in collaboration with MPKK Jalan Transfer/Jalan Agryll.
Due to the travel and gathering restriction in the pandemic time, only around 100 Malaysian participants attended the assembly in person. 500 other participants participated through Zoom and the program was simultaneously broadcast live through several online platforms. 10,000 people from all over the world, including Australia, Cambodia, Canada, China, China-Hong Kong, TiongHua-Taipei, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, United States, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines and Singapore participated.
The line-up of the Honorary Board of Advisors of the Second Chinese World Assembly 2021 includes the Emeritus Mayor of Auburn City Council of Australia, Group Advisor and Chief Investment Officer of MEDB Capital Investment Limited, President of China-Hong Kong Confucian Academy, Former Deputy Commander in Chief of Republic of China Air Force, Former Minister of Mainland Affairs Council of the Republic of China, Former Ambassador of Holy See, Member of National Assembly of South Korea, Mayor of the City of Walnut, President of Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA), and Chairman of East Bay Toishan Association.
The assembly was officiated by the President of Senate, Parliament of Malaysia YB Senator Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Utama Dr. Rais bin Yatim, the representative of the Chief Minister of Penang, YB Chong Eng and Penang State Legislative Assembly Speaker, Dato’ Law Choo Kiang.
The highlight of this event was the awarding of the first Chinese Peace Prize to an
outstanding member of the Chinese community. Five nominees – from Toronto,
Yokohama, Penang, Taipei and California – each delivered a speech, after which the winner was announced. Founding Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Governors Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto Dr. Cheung Ming Tat was the winner of the Chinese Peace Prize. The program also included Chinese cultural performances and congratulatory remarks from City Mayors, Malaysian leaders and members of the Chinese community worldwide.
Funds raised through this event will be channeled to support two charity projects, scholarships for underprivileged students and cancer childhood fund.
We recognized the effort of the frontline fighters against Covid-19, Polis Diraja Malaysia, Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia and Angkatan Pertahanan Awam Malaysia by presenting a token of appreciation and mock cheque. The organizers would like to extend sincerest gratitude to all the sponsors and supporting partners for the event. The sponsors include the Malaysia Economic Development Berhad (MEDB) and MEDB Capital Investment Limited, the gold sponsor and Dewan Perniagaan OBOR Pembangunan Malaysia, the bronze sponsor.
The supporting partners include AK Academy, Asia-Pacific University-Community Engagement Network (APUCEN), Persatuan Kebajikan Asas Pulau Pinang (PKAPP), Peace Children Care Centre, Dare2Dream Management, Malaysia Global United Pageant, Universal Peace Federation Malaysia (UPF), Rose Charities Malaysia, Dream Makers, X-Training Camp, Guang Ji, Persatuan Hakka Tawau Sabah and Persatuan Kwang Tung Jerantut.