Diplomats Challenge Q2 2013, Golf League and Annual Golf Tournament

Dear Golf League Members

Please find attached the full report on the 2nd quarterly Diplomats’ Challenge for 2013.

The top five league members at the event after the scores were finally tallied and corrected were:

Tony Mallek 37
Ven Sreenivasan 35
HE K Kesavapany 34
Martin Boey 34
Patrick Daniel 33

Besides the Diplomats’ Challenge, it was also the penultimate game of the Golf League Championship. Golfers must play at least four games to qualify for a shot at winning the championship which is played according to our modified system 36 Stableford points format. Six rounds have been played, locally and overseas.

With the last round to be played in June/July, there is still time for golfers to make a final charge at the title. Click here for the current rankings.

The final results will be announced at the Press Club annual golf tournament on Aug 22 (Thursday) at Sembawang Country Club, when the inaugural Golf League champion will be crowned. It is an event not to be missed, so mark your calendars and get set for a great day.

Jacqueline Wu Boey
Deputy Golfing Convenor

Special rate for Press Club Members for AFCC Media Summit on 29 May 2013

Dear Members

National Book Council is organizing the Asian Festival of Children’s Content again this year and it comprises several days of workshops and events.

The event which may be of interest to some of our members is the Media
Summit: http://afcc.com.sg/_2013/programme/media-summit

NBC is offering our members a one-for-one deal so two pax can attend the full-day event with lunch included. Even though it’s part of the Asian Festival for Children’s Content, the sessions look very interesting and would be relevant to content producers, in particular TV and online. This year’s theme is Transmedia Storytelling.

Download the form here.

Lau Joon-Nie
Vice President
Convenor, Young Media Professionals Chapter

CFA Institute Annual Conference open to Press Club members

For the first time in its 66-year history, the CFA Institute Annual Conference will be held in the Asia Pacific region, and in Singapore. More than 1,000 foreign and local investment professionals are expected to attend. The conference sessions are from May 19 to 22. Speakers include top economists, legendary investors, well-known investment authors, as well as governmental and regulatory leaders.

This is one of the investment industry’s largest and longest-running educational gatherings of investment professionals to the Asia-Pacific this year. Key financial experts and leading thinkers speaking at the conference include Nobel Laureate Thomas Sargent, and Ng Kok Song and Lim Chow Kiat of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation.

CFA is offering a limited number of passes to Press Club members to attend the CFA Conference (including Michael Woodford’s session).

As CFA will be preparing tags for entry, those interested in attending need to give the following details for registration to secretariat@pressclub.org.sg soonest.

• Name
• Position
• Company Name
• Email
• Mobile / Office tel nos

For more information on the CFA conference see:
Conference – http://annual.cfainstitute.org/
Michel Woodford’s bio – http://annual.cfainstitute.org/speakers/michael-woodford/

This offer has been made available by the courtesy of club member Yu Poh Leng,
Vice President & General Manager, Ruder Finn Asia.

Talk on Malaysian GE @ 4.30pm, Fri May 10, News Centre Auditorium

Dear Members

Results of the Malaysian General Election will be known in just a few days. The Press Club has assembled a panel to discuss the impact of the results of the Malaysian polls and what determined the final outcome.

Please download the circular for the details – GEMalaysia

The event is open to all members. Please register with the Secretariat if you are attending and provide names of your guests, if any.

Registration closes at noon on Thursday, May 9.