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ST Engineering today announced that it has appointed Tan Lee Chew as President Commercial and also as a member of the Group Executive Committee, effective 1 September 2021. Reporting to Group President & CEO Vincent Chong, Lee Chew will oversee and drive growth for the Commercial cluster, which comprises three business areas: Commercial Aerospace, Urban …

Changi Airport Group and Changi General Hospital also ink Memorandum of Understanding Advisers to East Coast GRC GROs, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, Minister Dr Maliki Osman, Minister of State Tan Kiat How, Ms Jessica Tan and Miss Cheryl Chan showed their appreciation for aviation industry frontliners during a visit to Changi Airport today. The …

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) today announces the launch of Singapore’s first sustainable financing framework for sustainability-linked transactions for the energy sector. The Sembcorp Sustainable Financing Framework (Framework) lays out Sembcorp’s strategic approach, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Sustainability Performance Targets (SPTs) for its sustainability-linked transactions. Sembcorp may now issue sustainability-linked bonds, sustainability-linked loans or any other …

The Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY)’s Singapore Cares Office (SG Cares Office) will further grow skills-based volunteerism, through a new partnership with the Singapore Medical Association (SMA). Skills-based volunteerism refers to utilising one’s profession skills and expertise to serving the community. To achieve a greater reach, the SG Cares Office has inked a …

Today, the National Parks Board (NParks) opened Singapore’s first Centre for Wildlife Forensics (CWF). The Centre will strengthen NParks’ detection and diagnostic capabilities by drawing upon expertise across NParks to identify and analyse specimens involved in the illegal wildlife trade. A new K9 Unit that will help to uncover illegal wildlife and wildlife products at …

Raffles City Singapore hosts a new electric showcase. A couple of years ago, if you had mentioned the word ‘electricity’ and ask someone to think of a name beginning with the letter T, the answer might probably be Thor. These days, there’s a new T in town. We’re talking about Tesla. The famous electric car …

New research has shown that cashiers would need higher wages for handling cash, as compared to card, to compensate for the stress of counting the wrong sum. This trade-off between wages and stress has implications for future job design. The research by the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School was published in the peer-reviewed …

More than 500 businesses and 30,000 employees can now leverage the Process Construction & Maintenance (PCM) Industry[1] Digital Plan (IDP) to build digital capabilities and mitigate some of the current challenges faced by the industry. Jointly led by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), in partnership with the Association of Process Industry (ASPRI), the …

To reduce the carbon footprint of public transport, LTA has committed to a 100% cleaner energy public bus fleet by 2040 and for all new public bus purchases to be   cleaner energy bus models since March 2020. 40 electric buses have been deployed for passenger service since November 2020. They were supplied by BYD (20 …

UOB today announced that it has been approved to join the Equator Principles Association and has adopted the Equator Principles (EPs), a risk management framework used by financial institutions globally for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk in projects1. The EPs provide financial institutions with a set of internationally-recognised standards for due diligence and …