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Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading superapp, today announced the launch of Tech For Good Institute (TFGI), a non-profit think-tank established to advance research and dialogue on Southeast Asia’s fast-growing digital economy. The Institute also released its inaugural “Platform Economy: Southeast Asia’s Digital Growth Catalyst” report in partnership with Bain & Company. Digital adoption in Southeast Asia …

In the spirit of Deepavali to celebrate the gift of giving to the community, NTUC FairPrice (FairPrice) has announced today that it will donate $20,000, through its charity arm FairPrice Foundation, to the Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA) to support the educational needs of their beneficiaries. Mr Seah Kian Peng, Group CEO of FairPrice Group, …

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will roll out the SRS Notation initiative to recognise ship owners and operators who voluntarily incorporate solutions to drive digital transformation, strengthen cyber security, enhance well-being of seafarers and pursue sustainable shipping. The SRS is the first ship registry in the world to introduce such an accreditation …

From 1 April 2022, pet breeders and boarders will be required to abide by an improved set of licensing conditions that includes the prohibition of breeders from breeding pets with known harmful heritable conditions or carrying out in-breeding practices (such as those involving its progeny, parent or siblings). These licensing conditions for breeders were announced …

Sembcorp Industries’ (Sembcorp) subsidiary Sembcorp Utilities, Chiyoda Corporation (Chiyoda) and Mitsubishi Corporation (Mitsubishi) have today signed a strategic collaboration Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the feasibility and implementation of a commercial-scale supply chain to deliver decarbonised hydrogen into Singapore, utilising Chiyoda’s proven hydrogen storage and transportation technology “SPERA Hydrogen™”. In May 2021, the Japanese …

NUS researchers noted a strong positive correlation between the household peak consumption of electricity, specifically in the evenings, and newly reported COVID-19 cases in Singapore Successful mitigation of the COVID-19 pandemic requires effecting massive behavioural change in individuals across the world. For policymakers to evaluate the success of public health interventions, the ability to accurately …

DBS and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) are collaborating on initiatives to help Singapore’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) scale their businesses overseas in the new normal and seize emerging opportunities in the APAC region. Under the agreement, NTU and DBS will offer the national Enterprise Leadership for Transformation (ELT) programme, in partnership with Enterprise Singapore. The programme …

In line with the updated restrictions on permissible group sizes during the stabilisation phase from 27 September to 24 October 2021, the Land Transport Authority will be implementing the following measures to minimise interaction and the risk of COVID-19 transmission across different households when commuting. Passenger Limits for Taxis and PHCs The updated restrictions on …

Member of SAFRA Management Committee and Chairman of SAFRA Yishun Executive Committee Colonel(NS) Tan Yeow Tiong receiving his certificate of appointment from SAFRA Yishun Club Manager Ms Yang Serene.     Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen penned letters of appreciation to thank 278 volunteers serving on 37 Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) boards and …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has launched the third Say YES to Waste Less (SYTWL) campaign, which takes place from 27 September to 7 November 2021. The campaign spans 169 partners across almost 3,000 premises and is aimed at encouraging the public to lead a sustainable lifestyle by reducing food wastage and the use of …