Sharing Insights into the Heart and Soul of Singapore

A better world begins with better understanding. For a week in July, the SIF hosted seven journalists and editors from the Chinese cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu under our Journalist Visit Programme. They engaged in dialogues with policy makers, civil servants, and Singaporean families to learn about Singapore’s innovations in urban planning and experience our diverse cultural landscape and lifestyle.

Our Chinese media friends immersing themselves in the history and architecture of the National Gallery Singapore.
One of the many culturally diverse sites en route the walking tour of the Civic District and Waterloo Street.
Our Chinese media friends trying their hand at cooking our local dishes at the Food Playground—curry chicken, rojak and roti jala.
Introducing the SIF’s digital storytelling initiative at The Hub Singapore, which aims to build a better world through sharing inspiring stories of people doing good in Asia.
Our Chinese friends finding out more about the mission and vision of the SIF.
Learning more about Singapore’s landscape at the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s Singapore City Gallery.
Experiencing the traditional Peranakan way of life at the Intan, a home-museum.
Mapping the ancestral roots of Singaporean Chinese at the Chinese Heritage Centre.
They also spoke with Dr Liu Thai Ge, widely known as the architect of modern Singapore, who has advised several Sino-Singapore partnerships in urban planning.
The Chinese media speaking with Tan Sock Fang, a glass artist working on the Art of Sustainability project under our Arts for Good initiative.

6 March 2018
Joining Hands for Safer Pregnancies, Healthier Babies

Three-year Singapore-Tamil Nadu partnership comes to a fruitful close after having trained 1,000 healthcare professionals and benefiting 100,000 pregnant mothers across the southern Indian state.

28 February 2018
Going Together, Going Further

29 international participants reconvened for the Artists for a Better World Study Visit in Kuala Lumpur where they gained insights on how diverse stakeholders can further boost the impact of harnessing Arts for Good.

8 February 2018
Singapore and Vietnam Work Together to Boost Haemodialysis Care in North Vietnam

The Singapore International Foundation (SIF) partners with Hanoi Medical University (HMU) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) for the first time to enhance standards in haemodialysis care for over 5,000 kidney patients in the region.

28 December 2017
Minister Yaacob Ibrahim’s Visit to Water for Life Project in Siem Reap

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4 September 2017
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