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Mr Willson Deng, Chief Executive Officer, Arcstone (right), shares about the A*STAR-Arcstone joint lab with Minister Gan Kim Yong.A*STAR and local manufacturing software company Arcstone opened a joint laboratory at A*STAR’s Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC) on 17 June 2021, with Minister for Trade and Industry Mr Gan Kim Yong gracing the joint lab’s …

As the first insurance company to attain both the Data Protection Trustmark (DPTM) and APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) certifications, Great Eastern Life has boosted its stakeholders’ confidence—making it the insurer of choice for customers, financial representatives and partners. With Great Eastern Life proactively digitalising, the certifications will reassure customers that their personal data, …

JTC Corporation (JTC) and Shell Singapore have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding supported by the National Environment Agency (NEA) and Energy Market Authority (EMA) to jointly explore developing a solar farm on part of Semakau Landfill, south of the Singapore mainland. If successful, the solar farm would reduce the country’s carbon emissions and meet …

All over the world, Singapore is renowned for its iconic skyscrapers, bustling malls and squeaky-clean streets. Though often unnoticed, the country’s sparkling surfaces are made possible by the frontline workers in the waste management and sanitation industries. Local technology company Terra Sol is on a mission to empower these workers and make their jobs safer and more …

Singapore Exchange (SGX), Asia’s leading international fixed income marketplace, is enabling bond issuers in Asia Pacific to showcase their Green, Social and Sustainability (GSS) bonds to global investors through its partnership with the Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network. SGX and Nasdaq’s exclusive Asian partnership will enhance the accessibility and transparency of Asia Pacific’s GSS bonds by …

An artist’s impression of the STDCT which will be housed on NUS’ Kent Ridge campus The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), together with key stakeholders in Singapore’s data centre industry, have established a new S$23 million research programme to develop innovative and sustainable cooling solutions for data centres located in tropical locations. …

From 1 January 2022, power-assisted bicycle (PAB) and e-scooter riders must pass a mandatory online theory test before they are able to ride on cycling paths and roads (applicable to PABs only). This will improve awareness of active mobility rules, code of conduct and safe riding practices, in support of a safe and sustainable active …

Singapore Exchange (SGX), the leading international market for real estate investment trusts (REIT), today launched the world’s first ESG REIT derivatives, fast-tracking access to the growing Japanese REIT sector for global asset managers and investors. The SGX Nikkei ESG-REIT Index Futures contract, another thrust of the SGX FIRST sustainability platform, aims to meet rising demand for …

 Westgate has resumed operations on 6 June 2021, following a mandated two-week closure during which the mall has completed the deep cleaning and disinfection procedures required by the authorities. The health of shoppers, tenants and staff remains the mall’s top priority. As part of its reopening plans, Westgate has ramped up its cleaning protocols and …

Singapore Exchange (SGX) is seeking market feedback on proposed amendments to the SGX-Derivatives Clearing Rules (SGX-DC Clearing Rules) and the SGX Derivatives Trading Futures Trading Rules (SGX-DT Futures Trading Rules) in relation to the operation of the NSE IFSC-SGX Connect (GIFT Connect). SGX has incorporated in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) a special purpose vehicle, SGX …