Violence against women

Ending violence against women, one man at a time

2014.07.23 The most widespread epidemic in the developing world isn’t HIV or malaria, it’s violence against women. In India, there are 230 million young men under 18 years old, and of these men, an estimated 116 million of them will grow up to be abusive to women, a number that is almost three times the…

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2014-06-14 - WCS SIWW CESS 2014 - 25 - WCS opening ceremony PM Lee Hsien Loong

World Cities Summit and Singapore International Water Week 2014: Common challenges, shared solutions

2014.06.14 Since 2010, the World Cities Summit (WCS) has brought together political and industry leaders in Singapore to discuss the challenges of urbanization, to learn from each other’s expertise and experiences in developing solutions that affect millions of lives, and to foster relationships across the sectors, with eyes always towards the future. This year’s WCS…

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Earth Hour logo, made out of LED candlelights

Spiderman turns off Singapore skyline for Earth Hour

2014.04.04 At exactly 8.30pm on 29 March 2014, the cast of Spiderman 2 dimmed the lights of the waterfront cityscape of Singapore’s financial district. An audience of over 9,000 environmental advocates and fans gathered at Marina Bay in the name of the environment for an evening of performance and community, and to witness the co-operative…

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i Light Marina Bay

I Light Marina Bay shines light on energy sustainability

2014.03.20 I Light Marina Bay is a light-art festival dedicated to spreading the message of sustainability. Since 2010, it has transformed the waterfront of Singapore’s financial district into a display of art, technology and information. The 2014 edition of this festival runs from March 7thto 30thand features 28 art installations from both local and international…

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Singapore International Jazz Festival: James Morrison

A weekend of jazz at the first Singapore International Jazz Festival

2014.03.10 Sing Jazz, a catchy short-hand for the Singapore International Jazz Festival, unfolded from Thursday, February 28th to March 2nd, 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands. The inaugural festival brought together classic jazz legends and jazz-inspired contemporaries that cut across genres like R&B, pop and rock, celebrating the organic, freewheeling essence of jazz. Sing Jazz‘s…

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Activate: Singapore 2014

Activate: Singapore 2014 – The impact of technology and digital innovation on today and tomorrow

2014.01.28 The Guardian’s Activate series of summits focuses on technology and innovation, and how new developments in the digital arena impact and interact with the wider world. On Friday, January 17, the inaugural South East Asian chapter of the conference, Activate: Singapore 2014, was held at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, attracting over 45 C-level…

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