A group of students from Singapore’s Catholic Junior College visited Kerinci, the heart of APRIL’s operations, as a reward of their winning entry at the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s CUBE 2015 competition. Inside RGE catches up with Timothy Koh & Nicholas Wong as they reflect on their 3D/2N trip.
Tanoto Foundation is not only working to improve access to education, but also the quality of education
Tanoto Foundation is not only working to improve access to education, but also the quality of education. Through programmes such as Pelita Guru Mandiri, community teachers report being better equipped, as a Berkeley study showed. Find out more in the Tanoto Foundation 2015 report at http://ow.ly/Gs1q3068fSK
From a quiet neighborhood in the 1980s, Buona Vista is today a thriving suburb that boasts bioscience, technology and media research hubs, the Asia campus of French business school Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires (INSEAD), and an up-and-coming Asia headquarters for pharmaceutical giant GSK, all while maintaining a link to nature and heritage through the historical Rail Corridor.
Singapore youths at this year’s CUBE, or Challenge for the Urban and Built Environment, were given the challenge of developing the Buona Vista node as a vibrant business and lifestyle gateway with dynamic community spaces.
[Guest Blog] Indonesian Students at National University of Singapore Embark on Community Service Trip to East Java
My name is Steven Nilam, and I come from Medan in the province of North Sumatra, Indonesia. Even though I’ve lived in Singapore for 8 years, I’ve never forgotten my roots and in fact through my voluntary work throughout my studies in Singapore, I’ve started to grow my passion for giving back to the community.
Abundant sunshine, regular rainfall and tropical climate are fecund conditions for the growth of oil palm, and nowhere do the oil palm flowers bloom more proudly than along the tropical equator belt.
“Hand-in-Hand, You-and-Me” as Asia Symbol Staff Warm the Weekend of “Left-behind” Children in Rizhao
The temperate autumn days of Rizhao may be slowly giving way to the crisper climes of an approaching winter, but warm smiles and bright laughter filled the air as a group of Asia Symbol staff from its Shandong-based pulp and paperboard plant walked side-by-side 14 excited and energetic children along the Rizhao river.
Congratulations to Pof Stuart Cook, Tanoto Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, for having the multinational study on “Titin truncating variants affect heart function in disease cohorts and the general population” where Prof Cook is a co-senior author published in leading medical journal Nature Genetics.