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THERE were more cars than usual parked outside Mandarin Oriental Hotel two Saturdays ago.

DBS awards S$1.25m to 12 social enterprises in Asia

DBS Foundation on Wednesday awarded S$1.25 million to 12 social enterprises in Asia as part of its 2018 Social Enterprise Grant Programme.

Technology harnessed for solutions to caring for seniors

TECHNOLOGY-based solutions were coralled by the finalists of a competition aimed at coming up with solutions to meet the needs of Singapore seniors and their caregivers.

NP raises S$22k to help rebuild villages in Lombok

ON THE evening of July 29, a news article about the Lombok earthquake caught the attention of Tan Yilin, a final year product design & innovation student at Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP).

OCBC joins AWWA in battle against dementia

OCBC Bank has partnered AWWA under its #OCBCCares programme to design a holistic programme to tackle dementia.

Marina Bay Sands to donate S$580k to local charities

MARINA Bay Sands is set to contribute S$580,000 to help those with special needs and disadvantaged backgrounds in Singapore.

Colourful works of the mind

SHOPPERS at Marina Bay Link Mall and Tampines Hub were treated to a myriad of colours from July 16-20 and July 21 respectively.

Running for a good cause

WEDNESDAY morning at Silver Leaf, Gardens by the Bay, was abuzz with activity.

When social impact and healthy returns go hand-in-hand

"THE first level of charity is monetary donation. The second level is to experience it (volunteer work). The third level is to equip the beneficiaries with a skill set. The fourth level, and the highest tier, is to create a movement. Build on the skill set that the beneficiaries are equipped...

AkzoNobel celebrates the power of colour - in useful fashion

AKZONOBEL, being in the paint and coating sector, wants to brighten homes and make cities more vibrant with the power of colour.

Dishing out second chances

HCSA Academy Culinary Training Centre, the latest programme by HCSA Community Services (HSCA), aims to empower its beneficiaries and vulnerable individuals with the professional skills required to secure stable employment in the F&B sector.

Look good, feel good, do good

COSMETICS retailer Lush - which sells products that range from fizzing bath bombs to shower jellies - is in the business of helping customers feel good and do good at the same time.

Helping to build a more caring and inclusive community

MORE than 200 households at Bukit Batok West received red packets and festive packs worth S$30 each on Feb 11.

Needy bag 'blessings and joy' this CNY

UNDERPRIVILEDGED seniors and families had an early start to the Chinese New Year festivities with over 6,000 fu dais - "bags of blessings and joy" - distributed islandwide from Feb 2-3. ...

Spreading festive cheer through healthier food packs

FOR breadwinner Vimaladelvi D/O Lochumuman, undergoing a ligament surgery and being out of action for six months meant minimising the family's expenditure and rationing food at times to get through the month. ...

Creating 'sweet' memories for the seniors

A GROUP of 50 elderly people decked out in chef's attire, preparing butter cookies and pineapple tarts under the watchful eye of pastry chef Jason Goh. ...

Greenpac packs a green punch

PACKAGING is something we all come across in our daily lives. But once its purpose has been served, the packaging is usually discarded - never to be seen or well, used, again.

Creating learning opportunities

A business plan that could potentially help children around the world learn a second language was formed over a bottle of wine and a chat with a friend.

MBS's staff and star power drive Sands for Singapore outreach

SHOPPERS bustling in and out of stores with bags in hand, diners enjoying a meal in the restuarants, comfortable chatter in the air. These are some of the daily sights at Marina Bay Sands.

Early Christmas for children from Beyond Social Services

SUPERHEROES, fast cars and desserts. These are items that are probably on most children's and teenagers' wish list to Santa - and a group of them were lucky to have all three wishes granted on the same day...

Ritz-Carlton plays Santa to needy kids

GUESTS dressed to the nines, enjoying the delectable spread before them and service staff manoeuvring delicately among the crowd.

RWS grants 440 kids their Christmas wishes

MORE than 400 children from the South West District were among the first to be treated to an exclusive preview of the transformation of Universal Studios Singapore (USS) into a winter wonderland at the A Universal Christmas event.

Dropbox helps keep companies' Business on track and on time

HAVING employees constantly on the go and in multiple locations would pose a conundrum to firms when information has to be disseminated in a secure and efficient manner.

Greening Singapore in myriad ways

THE Istana, Changi Airport and Jurong Lake Gardens share another common denominator besides being Singapore landmarks - and that is Mao Sheng Quanji Construction, a landscaping firm.

Companies in the business of doing good

MORE than 40 Singapore-based companies, big and small, convened to recognise the inaugural Champions of Good at Shangri-La hotel on Nov 7. Organised by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC), the event - graced by Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat as the guest of honour -...