Singapore, with nearly half the island covered in greenery now, seeks to transform itself from a ‘garden city’ into a ‘city in a garden’ in the next decade. This edition of Singapore Insights on 5 October let our friends learn more about the strategies and progress towards this vision. We arranged a dialogue with Ms Kalthom Latiff of the National Parks Board, which was followed by a guided walk through the HortPark.This was followed by a guided tour of 158 Cecil Street - winner of the Skyrise Greenery Awards in 2011, hosted by its lead architect Mr Kelvin Kan.
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.
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.
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.
Minister Yaacob Ibrahim’s Visit to Water for Life Project in Siem Reap
Singapore’s Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim visited the Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Water for Life project in the Prasat Bakong district in Siem Reap on 30 November 2017. His visit, to see...
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