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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 …

Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development and Minister-in-charge of Social Services Integration, announced today that the National Parks Board (NParks) will be implementing more nature-based solutions to build the resilience of Singapore’s coasts. Since the success of a coastal protection project at Pulau Tekong in 2010, NParks has continued to employ nature-based solutions for …

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has been named “Commodity Exchange of the Year” at the Energy Risk Awards 2021, recognising its leadership in energy risk management across the global commodity supply chain and service to producers, physical and financial traders, as well as consumers. Energy Risk cited success factors including SGX’s ability to constantly offer product innovations …

Plant goes live to address Singapore’s growing demand – 430 million gallons a day – of clean drinking water Daily production set for up to 30 million gallons of fresh drinking water – equivalent of 45 Olympic swimming pools ABB’s WaterMaster electromagnetic flowmeters reliably monitor water flow rates and help to lower OPEX The United …