International Workshop on Re-engaging the Generations: Intergenerational Programming in Social Services

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04-06 March, 2002

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Organiser: Asian MetaCentre for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis in conjunction with:Family Studies Research Programme, National University of Singapore

Commission on Gender and Geography, International Geographical Union

supported by: The Wellcome Trust, Lee Foundation

Media Coverage

Experts want more studies on how migration affects Asian families

broadcasted in the programme “News Tonight” on Channel News Asia, 16 April 2001, 1432hrs (GMT) and 2232hrs (SST).

Asia family conference, interview with Associate Professor Brenda Yeoh

broadcasted in the programme “Newsday” on News Radio 93.8, 16 April 2001, 1615hrs.

Family – labour, interview with Dr Maruja M.B. Asis

broadcasted in the programme “Newsday” on News Radio 93.8, 17 April 2001, 1945hrs.

How Globalisation affects the traditional family? 环球化如何影响传统家庭

news report in Lian He Zao Bao, 18 April 2001.

Wives lose out when husbands go regional

news report in The Straits Times and The Straits Times Interactive, 25 April 2001.

Every two out of three families follow husbands on jobs overseas 每3个出国公干男子,有2个是妻儿随行

news report in the Lian He Wan Bao, 25 April 2001.

Inserting the maid, interview with Associate Professor Nirmala PuruShotam

broadcasted in the programme “Family Ties” on News Radio 93.8, 30 April 2001. Also broadcasted over RSI 6150khz/49mb and 9600khz/31mb, 28 April (1940hrs), 30 April (2045hrs) and 3 May 2001 (1915hrs).

 Growing Generation Gap a Concernnews report in The Straits Times, 5 March 2002.

News Quote

news quote in The New Paper, 5 March 2002.

Three Generations Family only Take Up 10% of the Total Local Family Household 三代同堂家庭, 只占总家庭单位一成

news report in Lian He Zao Bao, 5 March 2002.

Tackling This “Old” Problem

news report in Today, 5 March 2002.

Three-Generation Households only 10% of Total Family Units

news report in MIRROR of Opinion, 5 March 2002.

On the Grapevine-Inter-Generation Programmes

report on News Radio 93.8, 18 March 2002.