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Singapore’s Indian Heritage Centre, which sits at 5 Campbell Lane in Little India and was opened to the public on May 8, 2015, is the first museum in South-east Asia dedicated to the Indian community’s diverse heritage. It was collaboratively designed by top architects Gaurang Khemka and Greg Shand, who hail from India and New Zealand respectively.



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Shared Histories

Singapore’s Indian Heritage Centre, which sits at 5 Campbell Lane in Little India and was opened to the public on May 8, 2015, is the first museum in South-east Asia dedicated to the Indian community’s diverse heritage. It was collaboratively designed by top architects Gaurang Khemka and Greg Shand, who hail from India and New Zealand respectively.


10 QUESTIONS

A Global Perspective

Public intellectual Simon Tay talks about Singapore’s place in ASEAN and regional environmental efforts.


BIG IDEAS

The Push for Green Buildings

Stakeholders from across the globe gather at Singapore’s International Green Building Conference to share insights and best practices.

Designing Connections

SingaPlural 2017’s collaborative projects enhance diplomatic ties between Singapore and Japan.


VIEWPOINT

A Stage for Singapore

Former Ambassador Michael Tay discusses the value and long-term impact of soft diplomacy.


FLIPSIDE

Flip Side: An Oasis of Calm

International peace negotiator Michael Vatikiotis on the little things that make Singapore home.

An Unofficial Ambassador

Geopolitical analyst and global strategist Parag Khanna on what he personally admires about Singapore.


CULTURAL EXCHANGE

Shooting for Change

Award-winning photographer Michael Aw is working with friends around the globe to save the world.

Curating Shared Experiences

Singapore Art Week highlights cross-border connections and sparks public thought and discussion.


GOOD BUSINESS

A Pitch for Sustainability

The SIF’s 2017 YSE programme has catapulted great new ideas into the world.

Handcrafted with Heart

A local fair trade jewellery retailer is helping to bring about positive change in underprivileged communities.

Championing Inclusivity

This specially designed community space in Singapore is easily navigable by all members of the disability community.

Feathered Benefit

Two young Singaporean social entrepreneurs are making chicken accessible to the masses in Cambodia and Rwanda.


VOLUNTEER COOPERATION

Life-Saving Partnership

Teams from Singapore and India make a joint effort to improve maternal and child health in Karnataka.

Joining Friendly Hands

The SIF’s Direct Service Projects have helped make clean water and lifelong education a reality in several rural communities overseas.

Guiding Light for Community Care

Veteran social worker Zahara Mahmood has a heart for the aged sick who want to live out their final days at home.


OUR BETTER WORLD

A Garden Dispensary

Self-taught herbalist helps people who cannot afford or do not respond well to modern medicines.

Positively Inked

Tattoo artist gives alopecia patients free eyebrow tattoos, in a bid to boost their self-esteem.


HIDDEN GEMS

Living Treasure

Singapore hosts small populations of indigenous species, and this little-known amphibian is one of them.



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