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1.     Channel NewsAsiaCNA online [11 Dec 2015]: Singapore designated UNESCO Creative City of Design (http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-designated/2340872.html)

SINGAPORE: Singapore been designated a UNESCO Creative City of Design, the Singapore Government announced on Friday (Dec 11). It is one of the first two ASEAN cities to get the designation. Singapore, together with the Indonesian city of Bandung, Budapest in Hungary, Detroit in the US, Kaunas in Lithuania and Puebla in Mexico, will now join 16 existing member Cities of Design in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN).

CNA Broadcast [13 Dec 2015] ED/Dsg Jeffrey Ho was interviewed : http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/video/singapore-designated/2342240.html

2.     我国获联合国教科文组织评为设计之都”, Lianhe Zaobao, Pg 9, 13 December 2015  

Zaobao reported on Singapore’s designation as UNESCO Creative City of Design. It highlighted Min/CI’s facebook post, noting that he was glad to receive the affirmation from UNESCO. Min/CI added that Singapore will continue to use design to improve the lives of Singapore and make Singapore a more liveable city, as well as help businesses be more innovative through design. In the phone interview with Zaobao, Mr Jeffrey Ho, Executive Director of DesignSingapore Council said that the designation will help to strengthen capability development of Singapore’s design industry, and spur us on towards becoming a design hub. He added that this will be a great encouragement to the design sector, and help to push for Singapore to establish an eco-system that encourages incorporating innovative designs into our everyday lives. Mr Ho also said that the designation will create more opportunities for collaborations between Singapore design industry and other member cities; enable Singapore to widen its global design network, facilitate knowledge sharing, talent exchange and project collaborations, as well as keep understand design policies and best practices of other international cities.

3.     TODAY online [11 Dec 2015] – Singapore designated as a Creative City of Design by UNESCO (http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/singapore-designated-creative-city-design-unesco)

SINGAPORE — The Republic has been designated as a Creative City of Design by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Creative Cities Network (UCCN).

4.     The Straits Times online [11 Dec 2015] – Singapore named Unesco creative city of design (http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/singapore-named-unesco-creative-city-of-design)

SINGAPORE - Singapore is one of two cities in South-east Asia designated a Unesco creative city of design, the DesignSingapore Council said on Friday (Dec 11).

5.     Asiaone [12 Dec 2015]– Singapore designated UNESCO Creative City of Design – (http://news.asiaone.com/news/singapore/singapore-designated-unesco-creative-city-design)

(Singapore, together with Bandung (Indonesia), Budapest (Hungary), Detroit (United States of America), Kaunas (Lithuania) and Puebla (Mexico) will now join 16 existing member Cities of Design in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN).


6.     Tamil Murasu, Page 3 [13 Dec 2015] – Singapore joins UNESCO creative City of design


7.     Radio News – Power 98FM - https://twitter.com/Power98News/status/675597441253703680


International

8.     UNESCO HeadQuarters – 47 Cities join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (http://en.unesco.org/creative-cities/events/47-cities-join-unesco-creative-cities-network)

9.     Times Oracle (USA) - Singapore named Unesco creative city of design (http://timesoracle.com/2015/12/singapore-named-unesco-creative-city-of-design.html)

Carried ED, Min/CI and Rosa Daniel’s quote.

 

10.  The Telegraph Times (UK) – Rome, Parma are UNESCO Creative Cities (http://telegraphtimes.com/2015/12/12/rome-parma-are-unesco-creative-cities/)

Carried Min/CI and Rosa Daniel’s quote.

11.  Chronicle Daily (USA) – Singapore named Unesco creative city of design (http://chronicledaily.com/2015/12/12/singapore-named-unesco-creative-city-of-design/)

Carried Min/CI’s quote.

12.  The Leader Standard (USA) – Singapore designated UNESCO Creative City of Design (http://leaderstandard.com/singapore-designated-unesco-creative-city-of-design/)

Carried Min/CI’s quote.

13.  The Star Online (Malaysia) – S’pore named Unesco creative city of design (http://www.thestar.com.my/news/regional/2015/12/13/spore-named-unesco-creative-city-of-design/

Carried Min’s quote.

14.  Brudirect (Brunei) – Singapore Designated as a Creative City of Design by UNESCO (http://www.brudirect.com/0-southeast-asia/southeast-asia-singapore/item/39446-singapore-designated-as-a-creative-city-of-design-by-unesco)

Carried Min’s quote.

 

15.  Asia Noticias (Mexico) – Singapore designated UNESCO Creative City of Design (http://www.aulanews.com/blog/asia/archivos/42248)

Carried Min’s quote.

 

16.  Indonesia News Online (Indonesia) – Singapore designated UNESCO Creative City of Design (http://indonesia.shafaqna.com/EN/ID/2048285)

Carried Min’s quote.

 

17.  News United – Singapore designated UNESCO Creative City of Design (http://www.newsunited.com/singapore-designated-unesco-news/20217719/)

Carried Min’s quote.

18.  PAKStatus (Pakistan) – Singapore designated UNESCO Creative City of Design (http://www.pakstatus.com/2015/12/singapore-designated-unesco-creative-city-of-design/)

Carried Min/CI’s quote.

 

19.  Star Daily Standard Times - http://www.stardailystandard.com/breaking/singapore-designated-unesco-creative-city-of-design/70975/

Carried ED, Min/CI and Rosa Daniel’s quote.

 

other sites

 

20.  Blouinartinfo – UNESCO Designate 47 New Creative Cities in the World (http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/1295628/unesco-designate-47-new-creative-cities-in-the-world)

 

21.  The Web – Singapore named Unesco creative city of design (http://theweb.com.sg/singapore-named-unesco-creative-city-of-design/)

 

22.  Mothership.sg – Singapore named Creative City of Design by UNESCO (http://mothership.sg/2015/12/singapore-named-creative-city-of-design-by-unesco/)

23.  Stockbank – Singapore designated UNESCO Creative City of Design (http://www.stockbank.com.sg/news/374051)

 
 

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