Role in regional events
MCI coordinates and manages communications for a number of regional events as well. Take a look below for a list of such events.
9th China Journalists Visit Programme
MCI organised the 9th China Journalists Visit Programme from 8 to 14 August 2015. It was held in conjunction with the SG50 celebrations and also marked the 25thAnniversary of Singapore-China diplomatic relations.
Eight journalists from major national media organisations from China took part in the programme, which included interviews with then Second Minister for Foreign Affairs (now Minister for Culture, Community and Youth), Ms Grace Fu, NTUC Secretary General, Mr Chan Chun Sing, and Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Mr Lee Yi Shyan.
7th ASEAN Journalists Visit Programme
MCI organised the 7th ASEAN Journalists Visit Programme from 1 to 6 June 2015 in conjunction with the opening of the SEA Games. The programme aimed to provide ASEAN journalists with a better understanding of Singapore, as well as strengthen ties.
A total of 17 editors and journalists from ASEAN states participated in the programme and had the opportunity to interview Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Minister of Finance Heng Swee Keat. The group also generated several news articles on Singapore’s governance and policies that helped our ASEAN friends develop a better understanding of Singapore.
MCI Press Cocktails
MCI organises MCI Press Cocktails, which are annual receptions hosted by the Minister to allow senior MCI management as well as government-wide information officers to network with media representatives from Singapore and international media based here.