AT the Philippine General Hospital (PHG), a government-funded institution, charity patients receive free medical services. However, with increasing costs and growing healthcare needs, philanthropy is...

AS many people in Asia believe that delivery of healthcare services is the government's role, philanthropic organisations in this sector may face obstacles in carrying out their mission...

AGEING has not traditionally been a popular cause for philanthropists in Southeast Asia. However, the issue is becoming more difficult to ignore, particularly in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia,...

COUNTRIES around the world are bracing for a 'silver tsunami' of rapidly ageing populations and an impending spike in demand for long-term eldercare. On hand to discuss the key issues of...

INSIGHTS from a report commissioned by Credit Suisse, titled Silver threads amongst the gold: Philanthropy and ageing in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore, revealed five key messages for...

AT age 86, Tsao Ng Yu Shun established the Tsao Foundation in Singapore to help the elderly lead a higher quality of life. Among other objectives, the late Mrs Tsao wanted the foundation to help the...