Journalist Visit Programme, Indonesia 2015

Nine mid to senior journalists from major publications in Indonesia visited Singapore to experience its head, heart and soul in Singapore’s golden jubilee year, under the SIF’s Journalist Visit Programme from 24th to 30th May 2015.

The journalists dialogued with Dr William Wan, General Secretary of Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM), where they exchanged perspectives on gracious living and ideas on promoting positive change in their respective communities.
The SIF organises journalist visit programmes (JVPs) for opinion shapers in international media to gain first-hand insights into the head, heart and soul of Singapore. Through them, we aim to share Singapore’s social policies and innovations, multicultural diversity and way of life, promoting greater cross-cultural understanding between peoples of Singapore and Indonesia.
One of the visiting journalists, Muhamad Reza Sulaiman from Detik.com, sharing a hearty laugh with his visually impaired tour guide at Dialogue in the Dark.
The journalists experienced a guided tour at Dialogue in the Dark, a social enterprise which aims to raise awareness and facilitate inclusion of marginalised people in the community in Singapore.
The journalists met with the TUJU group, a collective of five cultural ambassadors we partner with under the Singapore Internationale programme. They connect and collaborate with Indonesian artists in cultural exchange projects.
Dr R. Akhileswaran, CEO & Medical Director of HCA Hospice Care, sharing insights into palliative care in Singapore, including how his team of volunteer doctors and nurses are working with their Indonesian counterparts to enhance the practice of palliative care in Jakarta through a SIF project.
A staff member from the Urban Redevelopment Agency (URA) explaining how the URA plans land use in Singapore, illustrating with a scale model of the city at the Singapore City Gallery.
The journalists went for a guided tour at the Land Transport Authority (LTA)’s Transport Gallery to learn about how the agency is working to create an efficient and sustainable public transportation system to meet evolving public needs.
javascript


Back
14 June 2018
SIF-NYC Collaborate to Build Regional Network of Young Changemakers

Singapore International Foundation (SIF) and National Youth Council (NYC) ink a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), formalising their partnership and commitment to collaborate on the ASEAN Youth Fellowship.

14 June 2018
Perspectives of an ASEAN Community from Around the Globe – SIF Launches Volume III of ‘Singapore: Insights from the Inside’

To commemorate Singapore’s chairmanship of ASEAN this year, the SIF has brought together perspectives from friends across the globe on what the ASEAN identity means to them and how Singapore has and can contribute towards a better ASEAN...

31 May 2018
Collaborating Across Abilities and Cultures

About 350 participants from 12 countries attended the Arts & Disability International Conference 2018 to share developments in the area of arts and disability.

16 May 2018
Enhancing Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services Programme in Surabaya

Some 200 Indonesian healthcare workers in Surabaya, Indonesia have been equipped with enhanced knowledge and skills to assess, treat and manage child and adolescent patients with emotional and behavioural issues. This follows a two-year...

4 September 2017
Friends for a Better World

Through the lens of National Geographic, find out how our Citizen Ambassadors help to build a Better World.



Back to Top 
Site Map