Press Releases

Scandinavian built Humanitarian vessel Vega sails 15,000 kilometers to aid remote island communitiess

Jan 14, 2014 13:03 SGT Historic Vessel VEGA Every year for the past 10 years the 122 year old Scandinavian built Humanitarian vessel Vega has sailed over 15,000 kilometers gathering and delivering over 20 tons of new educational and medical supplies to some of the world's most remote island communities.

New Teen Wing Doubles Capacity at Melrose Home

Jul 26, 2013 16:35 SGT Ascendas Children’s Aid Society (CAS) and leading business space solutions provider, Ascendas Pte Ltd (Ascendas) are pleased to announce the opening of a new teenage wing at Melrose Home, the oldest children’s home in Singapore. Made possible via a S$600,000 donation through Ascendas’ charitable giving arm, Ascendas GIVES Foundation, the new wing will double Melrose Home’s current capacity.

BOX'OUT 2013 - Singapore's Inaugural Cajon Festival

Jun 25, 2013 21:43 SGT BEAT'ABOX Singapore's FIRST EVER Cajon Festival

Vega's Image portfolio for the delivery season 2012

Jan 21, 2013 09:30 SGT Historic Vessel VEGA This is the URL link to Vega's high rez Image portfolio for the delivery season 2012. All images are 300 dpi in Adobe RGB color balanced for offset printing.

120 year old sailing vessel Vega wants to return to Norwegian regestery

Jan 19, 2013 10:18 SGT Historic Vessel VEGA For several years now we have been trying to get the 120 year old Norwegian built humanitarian vessel Vega back under her original flag. Now at last there is a chance this can happen, but only if we receive help from all of our friends and the press in Norway.

Fundraising Golf Tournament for Mercy Relief

Aug 22, 2012 13:57 SGT HSL Constructor

QNET’s ‘Ramadan Bags Convoy’ initiative feeds thousands across Egypt

Aug 13, 2012 17:32 SGT QNET QNET's Corporate Social Responsibility initiative saw bags of food distributed to thousands of underprivileged in Egypt during the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Her vacation was a mission of mercy aboard a 120-year-old historic vessel

Mar 30, 2012 14:31 SGT Historic Vessel VEGA For most of us vacation is a time for multi stared resorts, exotic beaches, dancing the night away and being pampered as we lounge about rubbing in the suntan lotion and downing well iced drinks. But for some like Singaporean Joanne Har last years vacation was a time for adventures at sea and unselfish service to humanity.

Humanitarian Vessel Vega holds 120 th birthday celebrations at Boat Asia Boat Show in Singapore

Mar 21, 2012 12:17 SGT Historic Vessel VEGA This year the Historic Humanitarian vessel Vega will be officially 120 years old. The event will be attended by the great grandson of Vega's designer and builder Ole Nerhus and several other key events during the Boat Asia Boat Show - 12 - 15 April - at Marina at Keppel Bay in Singapore

Dec 14, 2011 10:53 SGT Historic Vessel VEGA Although well known around the world Vega is little known in Norway where once she was famous. That she should be unknown in the country of her birth is a shame. As a journalist you have the power to change this by informing your readers about Vega, her history, and her current humanitarian work. We are ready to do all we can to help you with high quality images and interviews. Please, read on...