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CapitaLand wins Asean award for fight against poverty

Since 2005, group has donated more than S$39 million to help over 164,000 underprivileged children and 40,000 vulnerable elderly in communities where it operates

Kevin Goh (centre), CEO of The Ascott Limited, part of the CapitaLand group, receiving the award from Kung Phoak, deputy secretary-general for Asean Socio-Cultural Community (left). With them is Aung Thu, Union Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation.


CAPITALAND was conferred the Asean Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (RDPE) leadership award on Nov 8 for the group's achievements in rural and community development.

The award aims to recognise the contributions of non-governmental organisations - NGOs, CSOs and...

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