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YRC 34: Top 10 — Things To Do In Bandung

Now that you have taken a look at our Learning Journey in Bandung, are you eager to find out more about one of Indonesia’s many districts? We narrow down our Top 10 Things to Do in Bandung, and spill more details about why you should visit this intriguing place.

Every trip, especially an overseas one, starts with a plane. Every plane comes from an airline.
One of the factors responsible for an enjoyable overseas trip is the airline service, so select an airline that would definitely give you what you are looking for in comfortable travel.
One of the sponsors for the Bandung trip was Air France, a high-end airline. During the flight to and back from Bandung, expect to be fed with delicious food and well-rested in comfortable seats.
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Monday,4 April 2016 by | Blog, Catherine Khoo, Project |

YRC 34: Breaking Boundaries — Learning Journey To Bandung

In 2015, from November 24 to 27, a team of ten — mostly comprising of teachers — took a trip to Bandung in Indonesia for a ‘recce’ for an upcoming Learning Journey. This trip would expose Journeyers to the vibrant culture of Indonesia, from sights and sounds to food to tourist spots. Visiting Bandung was not just a sightseeing trip and cultural exchange, but also an opportunity for the team to personally learn and develop.
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Monday,4 April 2016 by | Blog, Catherine Khoo, Project |

YRC 33: YRC Investigates – YAS Through the Years, Where Are They Now?

In this issue of YRC Investigates, we trace back fellow young authors who have once participated and graduated from the Young Author Scheme and find out what they are currently up to! We speak to four of our previous young authors, Amol Desai, Caryl Lim, Ng Hao Qin and Roy Koh to find out what possible stories they have up their sleeves or which author they are into these days! Join them as they share their aspirations and how writing has inspired them in their path since the YAS!
NOTE: This article has been abridged for online publishing. To get the full article, pick up a copy of YRC 33 today!
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Monday,9 November 2015 by | Blog, Catherine Khoo, YRC Investigates |

YRC 33: Featured Author – Marsya Zukrina

Gentle and soft-spoken Marsya Zukrina was only 10 years old when she first joined the Young Author Scheme during the November-December school holidays. Then a student at Haig Girls’ Primary School, she was entered into the Young Author Scheme along with her younger brother and cousin. It was there she wrote her family-friendly horror piece ‘Mystery of the Haunted House’, which earned her a spot as finalist in the Young Author Awards 2012/2013.
Three years later, Marsya is in her first year in Tanjong Katong Secondary School. While still as shy and sweet as she was when she joined the Scheme back then, she is still up for a good laugh when she comes across something that amuses her. We caught up with her and her mother, Mdm Nora, and found out what she has been up to since the Young Author Awards 2012/2013.
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Monday,9 November 2015 by | Blog, Catherine Khoo, Featured Authors |