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Nexia TS Supports 3 Charity Organisations Through Yoma Yangon International Marathon 2015

January 2015

Myanmar, 16 January 2015 – As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility commitment, Nexia TS is delighted to participate in the Yoma Yangon International Marathon (YYIM) 2015 as a Corporate Donor in support of the adopted charities. Held on 11 January 2015 at the Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium (Yangon, Myanmar), the third installment of YYIM 2015 was a resounding success, attracting a large number of local and international runners as it grows into one of Myanmar’s most prominent sporting events.


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Reflecting YYIM 2015’s charity theme of “Run for Children”, 3 charity organisations were selected to be the receiving beneficiaries: YCDC Non Profit Child Day Care Center for Low Income Citizens (6 centres for 100+ children), Su Taung Pyae Youth Development Center (around 1,700 students with a large number of orphans) and Aung Za Bu Youth Development Center (1,000+ students). It also appointed Charity Ambassadors to drive fundraising efforts for the beneficiaries.


“We’re thankful to be in a position to lend a helping hand to those in need. At Nexia TS, we’ve always believed in giving back to the society, and Myanmar has a special place in our hearts. At the same time, we are glad that we are able to do our part to support the less privileged through our corporate donation.”

Henry Tan, Managing Director, Nexia TS

About Yoma Yangon International Marathon:

As the largest running celebration in Yangon and the city’s only marathon event, YYIM aims to inspire athletes and connect communities, both locally and internationally, through a mutual passion for running. Weaving through a unique blend of modern and rustic Yangon, runners are treated to a visual feast making the YYIM a key highlight of the global running calendar.


For more information, please visit www.yomayangonmarathon.com.


About Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd:

Listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Securities Exchange Trading Limited (SGX-ST), Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. is a leading business corporation with real estate, agriculture, automotive and luxury tourism businesses in Myanmar. Together with its partner, the SPA Group, the Group is taking a conglomerate approach to build a diversified portfolio of businesses in Myanmar.


For more information, please visit www.yomastrategic.com.


Nexia TS Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Key Focus – Community Welfare:

As a professional firm, Nexia TS not only has the responsibility to train staff members in the aspects of technical and professional skills but at the same time instil the values of being socially-responsible individuals by looking beyond themselves. Through various CSR initiatives to encourage staff members to be more actively involved in community projects, the firm hopes that its CSR-centred culture will extend its influence to those around them, especially to their family members and friends.
About Nexia TS:

Nexia TS was founded in 1993 by two experienced chartered accountants – Henry Tan and Sitoh Yih Pin. After working as managers for one of the international accounting firms, they saw a vision and an opportunity to establish their own organisation – not any accounting firm – but one which is unique in their personalised and well-qualified expertise.


To date, Nexia TS is recognised as an established mid-tier local accounting firm. We have grown significantly in size over the years. Being an independent member firm of Nexia International, we are affiliated to accounting firms in many parts of the world. This means that our clients will get to enjoy personalised, comprehensive and quality services at competitive rates in Singapore and globally. Our reputation for quality has been recognised by clients and accounting professionals. As testimony to this, we are among the first few local accounting firms to be accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia to provide supervision of professionals undergoing traineeship to qualify as Chartered Accountants.
Headquartered in Singapore, Nexia TS has established a strong presence in various countries across the region. Nexia China is a one-stop centre providing advisory services for foreign-invested enterprises in China. NTS Malaysia and NTS Myanmar provide a full suite of corporate advisory services for our clientele with operations and new foreign investments in the respective countries.
Nexia International is an international network of accounting and consulting firms with origins going back to 1971 making Nexia one of the longest established firms. Currently, with more than 23,000 professional staff serving our clients at over 600 offices in 100 countries, we are ranked as the top 10 largest international accounting and consulting firms worldwide.


For more details, please visit www.nexiats.com.sg.


Media Contacts:

Grace Lui
Head of Marketing Communications
+65 6597 7297


Daniel Chen
Marketing Communications Manager
+65 6534 5700 (ext. 861)

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