VIDEOS & NEWS

VIDEOS & NEWS

The Singaporean grad who ditched his corporate dreams because of a glue-sniffer in Thailand

The plight of a 15-year-old Thai boy moved economics graduate Daryl Tay to volunteer in an impoverished village, as Prive Group executive chef Robin Ho finds out in On The Red Dot.

Life Transformed

The true story of a young girl whose life was transformed because of unconditional love.

DREAMCentre

Our donors watched this during the gala dinner.

This is what it means to enable womenfolk to reclaim their lives and empower them to reach others.
If you have missed out, catch it here !

The Singaporean grad who ditched his corporate dreams because of a glue-sniffer in Thailand

The plight of a 15-year-old Thai boy moved economics graduate Daryl Tay to volunteer in an impoverished village, as Prive Group executive chef Robin Ho finds out in On The Red Dot.

Life Transformed

The true story of a young girl whose life was transformed because of unconditional love.

DREAMCentre

Our donors watched this during the gala dinner.

This is what it means to enable womenfolk to reclaim their lives and empower them to reach others.
If you have missed out, catch it here !

When The World Throws Its Worst, One Charity Gives Its Best.

June 2019, Press Release

Guests in black suits, uniformed police officials, government officials, and cars lining the road. A first glance suggests a traditional ceremony with prominent and important guests. However this was anything but traditional or conventional.

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Singapore group knits warm gifts for Thai village kids

Nov 2016, The Straits Times

With almost 500km of yarn, members of Singapore Facebook group Yarns Spree made more than 2,500 beanies, scarves, mittens and booties for children in northern Thailand, where temperatures can dip to as low as freezing point in mountainous villages.

Read more here

Warm gesture: Singaporeans knit winter clothes for children in Thailand

Nov 2016, Channel News Asia

A group of underprivileged children from a town in northern Thailand received some help beating the winter blues, with a donation of more than 2,500 hand-knitted beanies, scarves and socks from hobbyists in Singapore.

Read more here

Outstanding Brand award for a “Not-For-Profit” organisation

Nov 2016, The Smart Local

The Influential Brand® Gala is not just a yearly celebration of CEOs and the successes of commercial companies, but also acknowledges organizations making impactful social contributions.

Read more here

Touching lives across the globe

Aug 2016, Singhealth

Travelling to remote villages in the mountains of northern Thailand to provide medical care is no walk in the park. But knowing how welcome their presence would be to the villagers was more than enough for Singapore General Hospital (SGH ) Senior Staff Nurse Felicia Ho to keep making that arduous trip to reach out to these communities with little or no access to regular health care.

Read more here

Singapore doctors, nurses bring healthcare, education to villages in Northern Thailand

Jan 2016, The New Paper

From January 18 to 25, 6 nurses, 2 doctors and 1 volunteer from Project Light went to 3 mountainous villages in Northern Thailand – Khek Noi, Huay Nam Khao and Rom Khlao.

Read more here

Tribal Hero

Jan 2016, Singapore Magazine

The dire social conditions of an ethnic minority group in Thailand prompted Singaporean Eugene Wee to give up everything he had to give them a better life.

Read more here

Giving up all to help villagers

Aug 2015, The Straits Times

Radion’s story is remarkable on several counts, not least due to the hope and change and aid agency can offer to underprivileged communities. But Radion’s story is also a story of one man’s determination to improve the lives of others.

Read more here

Singaporean moved by the plight of the Hmong

Jul 2015, Catalyst Asia

Three decades following the end of the Indo-China con!ict, a bilateral agreement was signed in September 2007 between the government of Thailand and Laotian authorities that would lead to the re-classi”cation of ethnic Hmong refugees as “illegal immigrants” and subsequent deportation of identi”ed Laotian Hmong refugees back to Lao PDR.

Read more here

Bridging two worlds through conversation

Jul 2015, Catalyst Asia

For Singaporean and recent Singapore Management University (SMU) graduate Daryl Tay, going into humanitarian work was not something he had in mind until a year before graduation

Read more here

Volunteers ship 40-foot container of winter supplies to Thailand

Oct 2015, Channel News Asia

The donation effort, which aims to collect essential winter wear, warm clothing and blankets for remote villagers in Northern Thailand, saw about a hundred youths volunteer. The village of Phetchabun in Northern Thailand sees temperatures drop up to about 2 degree Celsius in winter, leaving many villagers ill prepared to face the harsh weather.

Read more here

Avoid the bad effects of Voluntourism

May 2014, Challenge

Mr Eugene Wee, Executive Director of RADION International, a relief and development agency, points out the pitfalls to overcome in voluntourism.

Read more here

Khek Noi – The land without the concept of a Title Deed

Jul 2014, Catalyst Asia

In Khek Noi, purchase or lease of land is done on the basis of a verbal agreement alone. Without a land title document, villagers are ineligible to apply for loan through normal lending channels and starting a small business remains an elusive dream for most

Read more here

The holiday that changed my life

May 2011, Cleo

My trip to Thailand made me more socially aware – Chen Yining, 21

Read more here

A Heart for the Hmong

2011, Singapore Medical Association

This pioneering medical expedition consisted of a team of eight medical students, a doctor and a nurse, as well as RADION staff. As this was the inaugural trip, our main aim was to familiarise ourselves with the situation on the ground (including the population demographics and disease epidemiology), to analyse the feasibility of our healthcare goals, and assess the sustainability of the project in general.

Read more here

Singaporeans doing overseas charity work have hero mentality

Aug 2009, Asia One

This is the unfortunate reality of how foreigners view Singaporeans and the charity work we do overseas.

Read more here

Refugee relief

2009, University of Chicago

Bruce Thao spent three months in 2009 in Thailand, an experience, he says, that “changed the way I think about everything.”  Thao worked with children, learned about the administration of the organization and developed programming. Today, he’s still connected to RADION, working to ensure it has the resources it needs to fulfill its mission.

Read more here

Singapore group knits warm gifts for Thai village kids

Nov 2016, The Straits Times

With almost 500km of yarn, members of Singapore Facebook group Yarns Spree made more than 2,500 beanies, scarves, mittens and booties for children in northern Thailand, where temperatures can dip to as low as freezing point in mountainous villages.

Read more here

Warm gesture: Singaporeans knit winter clothes for children in Thailand

Nov 2016, Channel News Asia

A group of underprivileged children from a town in northern Thailand received some help beating the winter blues, with a donation of more than 2,500 hand-knitted beanies, scarves and socks from hobbyists in Singapore.

Read more here

Outstanding Brand award for a “Not-For-Profit” organisation

Nov 2016, The Smart Local

The Influential Brand® Gala is not just a yearly celebration of CEOs and the successes of commercial companies, but also acknowledges organizations making impactful social contributions.

Read more here

Touching lives across the globe

Aug 2016, Singhealth

Travelling to remote villages in the mountains of northern Thailand to provide medical care is no walk in the park. But knowing how welcome their presence would be to the villagers was more than enough for Singapore General Hospital (SGH ) Senior Staff Nurse Felicia Ho to keep making that arduous trip to reach out to these communities with little or no access to regular health care.

Read more here

Singapore doctors, nurses bring healthcare, education to villages in Northern Thailand

Jan 2016, The New Paper

From January 18 to 25, 6 nurses, 2 doctors and 1 volunteer from Project Light went to 3 mountainous villages in Northern Thailand – Khek Noi, Huay Nam Khao and Rom Khlao.

Read more here

Tribal Hero

Jan 2016, Singapore Magazine

The dire social conditions of an ethnic minority group in Thailand prompted Singaporean Eugene Wee to give up everything he had to give them a better life.

Read more here

Giving up all to help villagers

Aug 2015, The Straits Times

Radion’s story is remarkable on several counts, not least due to the hope and change and aid agency can offer to underprivileged communities. But Radion’s story is also a story of one man’s determination to improve the lives of others.

Read more here

Singaporean moved by the plight of the Hmong

Jul 2015, Catalyst Asia

Three decades following the end of the Indo-China con!ict, a bilateral agreement was signed in September 2007 between the government of Thailand and Laotian authorities that would lead to the re-classi”cation of ethnic Hmong refugees as “illegal immigrants” and subsequent deportation of identi”ed Laotian Hmong refugees back to Lao PDR.

Read more here

Bridging two worlds through conversation

Jul 2015, Catalyst Asia

For Singaporean and recent Singapore Management University (SMU) graduate Daryl Tay, going into humanitarian work was not something he had in mind until a year before graduation

Read more here

Volunteers ship 40-foot container of winter supplies to Thailand

Oct 2015, Channel News Asia

The donation effort, which aims to collect essential winter wear, warm clothing and blankets for remote villagers in Northern Thailand, saw about a hundred youths volunteer. The village of Phetchabun in Northern Thailand sees temperatures drop up to about 2 degree Celsius in winter, leaving many villagers ill prepared to face the harsh weather.

Read more here

Avoid the bad effects of Voluntourism

May 2014, Challenge

Mr Eugene Wee, Executive Director of RADION International, a relief and development agency, points out the pitfalls to overcome in voluntourism.

Read more here

Khek Noi – The land without the concept of a Title Deed

Jul 2014, Catalyst Asia

In Khek Noi, purchase or lease of land is done on the basis of a verbal agreement alone. Without a land title document, villagers are ineligible to apply for loan through normal lending channels and starting a small business remains an elusive dream for most

Read more here

The holiday that changed my life

May 2011, Cleo

My trip to Thailand made me more socially aware – Chen Yining, 21

Read more here

A Heart for the Hmong

2011, Singapore Medical Association

This pioneering medical expedition consisted of a team of eight medical students, a doctor and a nurse, as well as RADION staff. As this was the inaugural trip, our main aim was to familiarise ourselves with the situation on the ground (including the population demographics and disease epidemiology), to analyse the feasibility of our healthcare goals, and assess the sustainability of the project in general.

Read more here

Singaporeans doing overseas charity work have hero mentality

Aug 2009, Asia One

This is the unfortunate reality of how foreigners view Singaporeans and the charity work we do overseas.

Read more here

Refugee relief

2009, University of Chicago

Bruce Thao spent three months in 2009 in Thailand, an experience, he says, that “changed the way I think about everything.”  Thao worked with children, learned about the administration of the organization and developed programming. Today, he’s still connected to RADION, working to ensure it has the resources it needs to fulfill its mission.

Read more here

NON-PRESS RELATED

“Make A Difference – Thailand” episode II

Jan 2016, Alpha7

They recently launched their Dekthai (meaning Thai child) program in July, which extends their reach to more children from the surrounding villages. They are also raising funds for Project Dreamcenter, “an education space for children to learn and grow, a life-skill training centre to help families break out of poverty, and a safe community node for victims and the needy to receive assistance.”

Read more here

Sincerity and unconditional giving opens doors

Apr 2016, Care Positioning System

Read more here

Alpha7 employee turns RADION volunteer for a weekend!

Oct 2015, Alpha7

Under Alpha7’s “Make A Difference” Program, which grants employees five days of paid leave each year to do volunteer work, I took some time off on Friday to help out with this non-profit that I have been involved with for the last couple of years, and is close to my heart, having been up to the village on three occasions and sponsored a child there.

Read more here

“Make A Diference Program” – Thailand

Feb 2015, Alpha7

From 23 December to 2 January, I went on a trip under RADION International to Thailand, under the “Make A Diference Program” at Alpha7. The scheme, which highlights the belief by Alpha7 to give back to society, grants staf five days of paid leave each year to engage in community service activities, either in Singapore or overseas.

Read more here

Project Phetchabun

2015, HealthEx International

Read more here

Thai Student Society Singapore

2015, Thai Student Society Singapore

Involved in Project Lives! 2015

Read more here

Collaboration between The Red Pencil and Radion International to support teenagers

2015, The Red Pencil

During 10 days, 2 art therapists from The Red Pencil went along with RADION International to a home for teenagers in Chiang Mai, Thailand. They supported 17 children/teenagers (age range 11-17 years old) in expressing their trauma due to different kind of abuses.

Read more here

Should you or your company have any interest in partnering with us, feel free to email us at
enquiries@radion-international.org

NON-PRESS RELATED

“Make A Difference – Thailand” episode II

Jan 2016, Alpha7

They recently launched their Dekthai (meaning Thai child) program in July, which extends their reach to more children from the surrounding villages. They are also raising funds for Project Dreamcenter, “an education space for children to learn and grow, a life-skill training centre to help families break out of poverty, and a safe community node for victims and the needy to receive assistance.”

Read more here

Sincerity and unconditional giving opens doors

Apr 2016, Care Positioning System

Read more here

Alpha7 employee turns RADION volunteer for a weekend!

Oct 2015, Alpha7

Under Alpha7’s “Make A Difference” Program, which grants employees five days of paid leave each year to do volunteer work, I took some time off on Friday to help out with this non-profit that I have been involved with for the last couple of years, and is close to my heart, having been up to the village on three occasions and sponsored a child there.

Read more here

“Make A Diference Program” – Thailand

Feb 2015, Alpha7

From 23 December to 2 January, I went on a trip under RADION International to Thailand, under the “Make A Diference Program” at Alpha7. The scheme, which highlights the belief by Alpha7 to give back to society, grants staf five days of paid leave each year to engage in community service activities, either in Singapore or overseas.

Read more here

Project Phetchabun

2015, HealthEx International

Read more here

Thai Student Society Singapore

2015, Thai Student Society Singapore

Involved in Project Lives! 2015

Read more here

Collaboration between The Red Pencil and Radion International to support teenagers

2015, The Red Pencil

During 10 days, 2 art therapists from The Red Pencil went along with RADION International to a home for teenagers in Chiang Mai, Thailand. They supported 17 children/teenagers (age range 11-17 years old) in expressing their trauma due to different kind of abuses.

Read more here

Should you or your company have any interest in partnering with us, feel free to email us at
enquiries@radion-international.org