BH Mdm Hadijah Binti Abd Samad

IMH Nurse Treats Patients Just Like Family

30 Nov 2017, Berita Harian

About 13 years ago, Mdm Hadijah began her career in the healthcare sector. As she carried out her duties as a healthcare assistant at the Institute of Mental Health, her supervisor began to notice the potential Mdm Hadijah had, and encouraged her to upgrade herself by registering in courses to enable her to become an enrolled nurse. Ever since then, Mdm Hadijah has received many accolades and recognition such as the Humanitarian Healthcare award in 2012, the IMH Star Award in 2016, and the Tan Chin Tuan Nursing Award, with merit, last week.

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Launch of the Wall Mural ‘Singapore, Our Home Always’

31 Aug 2017, NAFA e-newsletter, August Issue

As part of NAFA’s community engagement, more than 20 volunteers from the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation and NAFA staff, students and volunteers spent two weeks in May to paint a wall mural at the Society for the Aged Sick. The beautiful wall mural, which depicts images of Singapore’s iconic objects and historic events from the past and present, was designed by NAFA scholars from the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation. The wall mural was officially launched on 6 August 2017 in conjunction with Singapore’s National Day celebrations, together with a skit written and performed by NAFA scholars and NAFA theatre students.

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Developing community awareness and empathy

31 Jul 2017, The Straits Times

With support from Tan Chin Tuan Foundation, 12 student-led groups from Anglo-Chinese Junior College engaged in Project Cheer 2017. The students learnt to plan and execute a day of activities involving children and elderly from different charities and developed community awareness and empathy during the process. Project Cheer, which started in 2014, is one of TCTF’s signature programmes and serves as a platform for multi-generational bonding between the young and elderly in Singapore.


Inspired to do my best

25 Jul 2017, Yong-en Newsletter July 2017

Apart from improving lives in the community, Yong-en Care Centre chooses to invest time and effort in purposeful internships so that students will be exposed to the needs on the ground and have first-hand engagement with clients and beneficiaries. On 6 July, Ms Yap Su-Yin, CEO of Tan Chin Tuan Foundation, was invited to share her perspectives as a senior leader while Yong-en interns from various educational institutions shared about their project learnings. TCTF’s gift to Yong-en this year was used to support the interns’ allowance.

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Ms Chew Gek Khim hopes that The Straits Trading Company Ltd’s 130-years history can be continued

7 May 2017, Lianhe Zaobao

Ms Chew Gek Khim, Executive Chairman of The Straits Trading Company Ltd, works hard to build the foundation of the company and hopes that its 130-years history can be continued. The Straits Trading is currently working towards becoming a leader in Straits Real Estate (SRE).


TCTF-NTU Advanced Leadership Development Workshop launched in Singapore

15 Mar 2017, Xin Hua News

The opening ceremony of the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation-Nanyang Technological University Advanced Leadership Development Workshop was held on 14 March in Singapore. The workshop was organised by the NTU Nanyang Centre for Public Administration with the support of the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation. TCTF awarded scholarships to students under two NTU master’s degree programmes. In 2017, 11 individuals from China’s government agencies and state-owned enterprises received the scholarship.