Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Year 2019

6 November 2019, Singapore Bicentennial Facebook Page
Mr Koh Juay Meng & RSVP Singapore

5 November 2019, Minister S Iswaran Facebook Page
Singapore Tech Industry Gala Night Video

5 November 2019, Infocomm Media Development Authority YouTube Page
Digital Inclusion | Digital Participation Awards 2019 | RSVP Singapore

12 October 2019, Channel 8 Mediacorp
A Conversation with Minister 2019 空中访民情 – EP3 (44:10 onwards)

3 October 2019, Lianhe Wanbao
称遭慈善机构职员呼喝 退休汉当义工变成“免费劳工” (Claims that employees treat senior volunteers as free labor)

1 October 2019, MCCY Website/ Speech by Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth at the Charity Governance Conference
Charities to gear up for larger roles in the society

24 September 2019, The A List
Let Ah Mah and Ah Gong explain art to you

16 September 2019, Business Times
Growing Singapore’s pool of senior volunteers

14 September 2019, Suria Berita Mediacorp
Sep 2019 – Berita Mediacorp – Sat 14 Sep 2019  (4:30 mark)

14 September 2019, Lian He Zao Bao
仅约两成从事义工活动 我国放眼向三万年长者宣导当义工 (Singapore looks to encourage 30,000 seniors to volunteer)

14 September 2019, 8world
MCCY同RSVP签署合作备忘录 鼓励乐龄人士当义工 (MCCY signs MoU with RSVP Singapore to encourage senior volunteerism)

14 September 2019, Chinese Radio News
Signing of MoU between RSVP Singapore and MCCY

2 August 2019, Berita Harian
Tidak Gerun ‘Terbang” Walau Usia 82 Tahun (Not Afraid to “Fly” Despite Being 82 Years Old)

2 August 2019, The New Paper
Never Too Old to Fly

13 July 2019, Move Happy SG Facebook page
Interview with Chairman Koh Juay Meng

23 June 2019, Berita Mediacorp
SURIA Berita – Sun 23 Jun 2019 (18.36)

April 2019, Centre for Social Development Asia (CSDA) & Chartered Institute of Management Accounts (CIMA)
Part 2 – Resourcing for the Future (Pages 48 – 51)

April 2019, SGCares & National Council of Social Service
Caring for the Community Starts with You and Me (Pages 11 – 14)

5 April 2019, Instagram/Charlene Sim (@msclak)
Instagram post

3 April 2019, Instagram/Fauzie Laily (@fauzielaily)
Instagram post

29 March 2019, NCSS Social Service Tribe Website
Pursuing Growth Whilst Helping Seniors Seek Meaning

20 March 2019, Lianhe ZaoBao Online
重燃公众运动热情 60年代复古体育嘉年华8月将重现 (60’s retro sports carnival will reappear in August to rekindle the public’s enthusiasm in sports)

20 March 2019, The New Paper
Singapore brings back Pesta Sukan

19 March 2019, Channel News Asia
CNA Singapore Tonight (GetActive! Singapore 2019) (42.28)

15 March 2019, News 5
Mar 2019 – News 5 – Fri 15 Mar 2019  (17:50 mark)

10 March 2019, Lianhe Zao Bao
身体力行打造3C社会   (Building a 3C society)

9 March 2019, Suria
Belanjawan & Anda 2019 – EP2   (Budget & You 2019) (16 min mark)

8 March 2019, Channel NewsAsia
Committee of Supply Debate 2019 (8 min mark)

8 March 2019, MCCY Speech at the Committee of Supply Debate 2019
Cultivating caring communities for all (Senior Volunteerism)

8 March 2019, Channel 8 News Online
扩大关怀新加坡支援网络 政府将于不同地区设义工综合中心 (Expanding care for Singapore support network – Government will set up volunteer centres in different regions)

5 March 2019, Lianhe Wanbao
“阿伯原本不懂科技现指导老人用手机” (Senior who overcomes digital barrier now teaches mobile phone to other seniors)”

5 March 2019, Lianhe Zaobao Online
勇闯数码丛林 乐龄义工学而优则教 (Senior volunteer who overcomes digital barrier now teaches others)

4 March 2019, 96.3HaoFM
生活加热点 (Interview with Juay Meng & Grace)

4 March 2019, Ministry of Communications and Information YouTube page
MCI COS2019: Together, We Meet Tomorrow (Feature on Noorjahan)

21 February 2019, LOVE 972FM
Interview with Ho Soo Pong

19 February 2019, Channel NewsAsia Facebook
Singapore Budget Forum 2019: Ask the Finance Minister (9 min mark)

15 February 2019, Straits Times
More volunteer opportunities for seniors under new agreement
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15 February 2019, Berita Harian
Lebih banyak peluang warga emas jadi relawan (More opportunities for seniors to be volunteers)
Source: Berita Harian © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction.

15 February 2019, Berita Harian Online
Lebih banyak peluang warga emas jadi relawan (More opportunities for seniors to be volunteers)

14 February 2019, CNA Singapore Tonight
Feb 2019 – CNA Singapore Tonight – Thu 14 Feb 2019 (22:46 onwards)

14 February 2019, Speech by Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth at Volunteer Appreciation Day 2019
Recognising the importance of senior volunteerism and active seniors

14 February 2019, Straits Times Online
More volunteer opportunities for seniors under new agreement

14 February 2019, Suria Berita
Standard Chartered, RSVP Singapore rancang anjur program cegah demensia (Standard Chartered, RSVP Singapore design programme to prevent dementia)

13 February 2019, MCCY Speeches/Motion of Ageing with Purpose and Dignity
Ensuring that Singaporeans are active and connected through their senior years

3 January 2019, MCCY and Community
#CareforSomeone: One-on-one with Ho Soo Pong

January – March 2019, NHG Lifewise
Happy Together (Interview with Raymon Huang)

Year 2018

1 November 2018, Lianhe Zaobao
义工组织策划培训及节目 鼓励年长者加入义工行列(Volunteer organisation plan training and encourage seniors to join volunteers)

3 July 2018, 938Now
Night Chat with Susan Ng (Interview with Juay Meng & Elaine)

6 June 2018, Channel 8/Hello Singapore
6月7日 狮城有约

4 June 2018, IMDA Singapore YouTube
Digital Inclusion | People of Singapore: Chin Wang

4 June 2018, IMDA Singapore YouTube
Digital Inclusion | Silver Infocomm Wellness Ambassadors 2018 (Interview with Ong Han Min and Mahjaben Basrai)

1 June 2018, Channel 8/前线追踪(FRONTLINE)
(FY1819) – EP9

June 2018, Ministry of Communications and Information
Digital Readiness Blueprint

28 May 2018, Channel 8/Hello Singapore
Interview with Juay Meng

14 May 2018, 96.3 Hao FM
Interview with Juay Meng

26 February 2018, Ch8/The Era of Happy Ageing Ep1
I Can Help 我可以帮助

3 February 2018 – Straits Times
Elderly folk to promote SkillsFuture in heartland

3 February 2018, Lianhe Zaobao
与西南社理会合作 乐龄义工助推广学新技能 (Senior volunteers work with CDC to help push out new skills)

2 February 2018, Suria Berita
Feb 2018 – SURIA Berita – Fri 2 Feb 2018

2 February 2018, Channel 8 News Online
乐龄义工组织RSVP义工 成为西南区“技能创前程就业指导大使” (Senior volunteer group RSVP Singapore becomes SkillsFuture Advice Ambassadors for Southwest CDC)

1 February 2018, Cyber Savvy Nation
Helping seniors get cyber savvy

7 January 2018, The Asahi Shimbun Globe
Life Until 100 Years Old/I am happy to work a lifetime

Year 2017

18 December 2017, Lianhe Zaobao
乐龄义工导师 协助年长者掌握资讯科技 (Senior volunteer trainer helps other seniors master IT)

24 November 2017, Channel 8/Happy Can Already! S3
24 Nov 2017 episode (Interview with Chan Pit Seng)

15 November 2017, Ministry of Communication and Information
IT Changed Her Retirement

5 November 2017, Straits Times
Homecook shares Hainanese kueh recipe
Source: The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction.

Nov/Dec Issue, Lifewise Magazine/National Healthcare Group
A Helping Hand to Himself

2 October 2017, Straits Times
More Silver Academy courses for seniors

2 October 2017, Lianhe ZaoBao
为年长者免费化妆庆国际乐龄日 (Free Makeup for Seniors in Celebration of International Day of Older Persons)

10 September 2017, Shin Min Daily
让义工更 ‘优步化’ (Optimise potential of volunteers)
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10 September 2017, Lianhe Zaobao
当义工不必等退休  (Volunteers need not wait for retirement to help)
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10 September 2017, Lianhe Zaobao
技能创前程培训补助 年长者乐于学习智能手机应用 (Skill-based training to empower seniors who wants to learn the applications of smart phones)

10 September 2017, Straits Times
A chance for seniors to chip in as volunteers
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9 September 2017, Channel 5 News
Sep 2017 – News 5 – Sat 9 Sep 2017

9 September 2017, Channel 8 News
Sep 2017 – CH 8 News Tonight – Sat 9 Sep 2017

8 September 2017, Lianhe ZaoBao
来回峇株巴辖 乐龄义工骑车400公里远征 (From Batu Pahat and back, senior volunteers cycled 400km in total)

5 September 2017, Stories/National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre
Retiring with a purpose

29 August 2017, The Pride/Singapore Kindness Movement
Hi-tech grandma trains seniors in cyber skills

21 August 2017, Berita Harian
Bantu warga emas celik IT (Helping seniors with IT)
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7 August 2017, Berita Harian
Lima warga emas akan berbasikal ke Batu Pahat (Five seniors will cycle to Batu Pahat)
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5 August 2017, Berita Mediacorp
Usia Bukan Penghalang (Age is not an obstacle)

1 August 2017, Lianhe Zaobao
报业控股为总统挑战 筹获21万余元善款 (SPH raises $210,000 for President’s Challenge)

29 July 2017, Lianhe Zaobao
醉花林邀中国百花潮剧团9月演出 (Chui Huay Lim Club invites renowned Teochew Opera troupe to perform in September)

28 July 2017, Ministry of Health/Ministerial Committee on Ageing
From instructor to volunteer

25 July 2017, Ministry of Communications and Information Pressroom
To care with I.T.

16 July 2017, Berita Mediacorp
Pernah dihimpit pelbagai dugaan; Mustafa Mohd kini diangkat sebagai ‘Ayah Qudwah Hasanah’ (Once faced with a lot of challenges, Mustafa Mohd now receives “Qudwah Hasanah Exemplary Father” Award)

29 June 2017, Lianhe Zaobao
醉花林邀中国百花潮剧团9月演出 (Chui Huay Lim invites famous China “Xiao Bai Hua” opera troupe for a September performance)

28 June 2017, Ageless Online
Collaborating for a good cause

12 June 2017, Capital95.8FM
步步追踪 (Step by Step)

9 June 2017, IMDA Singapore YouTube
Digital Inclusion | Silver Infocomm Wellness Ambassadors 2017 (RSVP volunteers featured at the end)

14 April 2017, Channel 8 show “Frontline”
Frontline FY17/18 Episode 2

17 February 2017, Shin Min Daily
30年长义工 以手机邀公众捐款 (30 senior volunteers invite public donations)
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17 February 2017, Lianhe Zaobao
教方言的义工 (Teaching volunteers English)

14 February 2017, Lianhe Zaobao
勇敢踏出学习的一步 (Taking the first step to embrace learning)

25 January 2017, Ministry of Health/Successful Ageing Singapore
Morni’s New Year Resolution

5 January 2017, Ministry of Health/Successful Ageing Singapore
Happy Helping (Interview with Morni)

Year 2016

20 December 2016, Ministry of Health/Successful Ageing Singapore
Helping others is in his blood (Interview with Lai Chong Kian)

15 December 2016, Lianhe Wanbao
Seniors using smartphones

13 December 2016, Ministry of Health/Successful Ageing Singapore
Touching Little Hearts (Interview with Morni)

8 December 2016, Channel 8 News
More than 14 million users still using 2G

5 December 2016, Berita Harian
Not allowing herself to continue to ‘age’ in weakness when using smartphone
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22 September 2016, Channel 8 show “Focus”
http://video.toggle.sg/…/vi…/series/focus-fy1617/ep19/446977

4 September 2016, Straits Times
Singtel Silver Series – Wired and Ready (Feature on volunteer Ms Grace Ng)
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27 August 2016, Lianhe ZaoBao
E-Learning Programme launched at National Senior Volunteer Month 2016 
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27 August 2016, Suria News
Online Learning Programme for Seniors

26 August 2016, Capital 95.8FM
Interview with Cyberguide Trainer Yap Sock Hoe

29 July 2016, Ministry of Health/Successful Ageing Singapore –
Love Bytes

29 February 2016, The Straits Times
A dose of TCM helps keep two charities in the pink

Year 2015

30 December 2015, Lianhe Zaobao
做义工让乐龄更充实 (RSVP sisters volunteering as Changi Service Ambassadors)
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16 November 2015, Berita Harian
Minat pada kerja sukarela terus membara biar usia kian senja (Interest for volunteering still alive despite old age)
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15 October 2015, Lianhe Zaobao
被高龄义工感动卓顺发当场捐两万 (Touched by RSVP senior volunteer, Mr Toh Soon Huat, donates $20,000 on the spot)
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27 September 2015, Lianhe Zaobao
Reaching out to silver volunteers

5 September 2015, Straits Times
New fund launched for senior volunteers

5 September 2015, Lianhe Zaobao
Silver Volunteer Fund to help recruit and train senior volunteers

3 September 2015, Straits Times
78 years old and an active volunteer

August 2015, Prime Magazine
Baking for the Community – Bake a Difference by RSVP

5 August 2015, Lianhe Zaobao
Whampoa residents to celebrate Golden Jubilee “under waters”

5 August 2015, MyPaper
Senior volunteers “dive” to celebrate Golden Jubillee

4 August 2015, Channel NewsAsia Online
Seniors take the plunge in SG50 ceremony at Underwater World

2 August 2015, The New Paper
Two page feature on RSVP seniors

23 July 2015, Lianhe Zaobao
Inaugural National Senior Volunteer Month encourages seniors to volunteer as a family
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13 June 2015, Channel Newsasia Online
Diplomat spouses bake for the needy in SG50 project

13 June 2015, Lianhe Wanbao 
Foreign minister’s wife bakes 3000 cookies for 500 low income families with 13 diplomat spouses

13 June 2015, Lianhe Zaobao 
Diplomat spouses and volunteers bake for the community

13 June 2015, The Sunday Times
Envoys’ wives bake cookies for the needy

24 May 2015, Asia One
Wanted: Seniors with heart

23 March 2015, Straits Times
Active ageing: Time to step it up

2 March 2015, Straits Times
Reach out to lessen seniors’ loneliness

27 January 2015, TODAY Online
Helping seniors to utilise technology

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