Christian Lacroix Costumier Exhibition

Christian Lacroix Costumier Exhibition

1 Jul 2009, La France à Singapour Website

This prestigious costume exhibition presented by the National Museum of Singapore and organized by Centre National du Costume de Scène, Moulins, France is being held from 20 March to 7 June 2009.

Colours of Ballet for PPIS Children

Colours of Ballet for PPIS Children

25 Jun 2009, Berita Harian

“When these children want to dance ballet, Acts of Life’s Mr John Cunningham (left) ensures that they are in the correct postures.

These steps (in the picture) that the PPIS children are practising will be replicated by the children during Saturday’s performance, when they interact with the dancers.

Tan Chin Tuan Foundation Helps Senior Citizens Maintain Wellness

Tan Chin Tuan Foundation Helps Senior Citizens Maintain Wellness

4 Jun 2009, Lianhe Zaobao

As long as a bar is fixed at the right height, with proper instructions given to the users, this will become a healthcare facility that the elders can make use of any time.

Tan Chin Tuan Foundation started Project Solid Gold (黄金年华) in 2008. The Foundation installed mirror, bar, pulley, as well as hand and foot paddle wheel. It had improved the facilities of many elders activities centre and homes for the aged.

 

Mansion with a mission

Mansion with a mission

4 Jun 2009, Be MUSE Magazine

Memories live on in old houses. New houses, on the other hand, are empty and boast no history. Most start on a blank slate,anticipating the lives that will grow into them. One notable exception is the Tan Chin Tuan Mansion, a residential building at 42 Cairnhill Road that embarked on a second life with a wealth of history, thanks to an outstanding conservation effort that marries modem engineering with sensitive restoration.

Good As Old

Good As Old

1 May 2009, URA Newsletter \'Skyline\', May - Jun 09 Issue

No. 42 Cairnhill Road (Tan Chin Tuan Mansion) A treasured two-storey bungalow built in the early 1930s stands tall as an outstanding conservation effort and a modern day engineering marvel. Sitting on prime real estate, the engineers and architects have built a 20-storey residential tower over the mansion while restoring it to its former glory.

Most local professorship are joint efforts

28 Apr 2009, Straits Times

Gifts of money are always welcomed by universities, and like their American counterparts, universities here are constantly on the lookout for alumni keen to give something back to  their alma mater.