Singapore’s Daren Tang Heng Shim at the headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organisation in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Singapore official will head UN intellectual property agency after beating China’s nominee, Wang Binying

  • Singapore’s Daren Tang Heng Shim, backed by United States, to be World Intellectual Property Organisation’s next director general
  • Tang beat out China’s nominee after heavy lobbying from America
Topic |   United Nations
Singapore’s Daren Tang Heng Shim at the headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organisation in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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