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The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) issued the Final Awards to Singtel Mobile Singapore Pte Ltd (Singtel) and the Joint-Venture Consortium (JVCo) formed by StarHub Mobile Pte Ltd (StarHub) and M1 Limited (M1), at the close of a rigorous and holistic 5G Call for Proposal (CFP) process. Singtel and JVCo were issued the Provisional Awards …

Here’s how the assortment of pandemic response policies have altered the mobility of the people. Mobility is among the most significantly altered features of society as a result of the emergence of COVID-19. To combat the virus, national governments have taken varying responses ranging from lockdowns, establishment closures, and travel restrictions. These strategies are quickly …

A committed team of Data Protection Champions played a key role in DPTM certification for Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore by ensuring that its 1,000 strong workforce was accountable in following good data protection practices. Achieving the gold standard in personal data protection is not a single person’s effort. At Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, Data Protection Champions in …

These are the world’s most complex economies. But what does it mean to be ‘complex’?  Here are the world’s most complex economies, according to the data from The Atlas of Economic Complexity. The Atlas of Economic Complexity is a tool developed and maintained by Harvard’s Growth Lab to facilitate the exploration of the economic structure …

The average person at present is about four times richer than the average person back in 1950, according to Max Roser in his article Which countries achieved economic growth? And why does it matter? in Our World In Data. Apart from the global average, Roser also analyzed the changes in income of the world in …

The United States and Singapore recognize that the ability to aggregate, store, process, and transmit data across borders is critical to financial sector development.  The expanding use of data in financial services and the increasing use of technology to supply financial services offer a range of benefits, including greater consumer choice, enhanced risk management capabilities, …

ST Engineering announced the launch of GEOEARTH, a cloud-based geospatial analytics platform that provides one-stop and immediate access to satellite imagery data and analytics tools that will help businesses to derive new insights as well as to accelerate decision making. Moving away from traditional standalone systems that are costly, time-consuming and limited by system capabilities, GEOEARTH’s …

United Overseas Bank (UOB) announced it has launched [email protected], a new branch concept designed and managed by Singapore Polytechnic (SP) students. [email protected] is the result of an ongoing collaboration between UOB and SP to provide students with the opportunity to gain vital work experience and to build a strong foundation for their careers. The first …

A team of researchers from NUS has discovered a new personalised tool to detect cancer, predict patient survivability and how well a cancer patient would respond to immunotherapy. This tool is a specially-designed cancer ‘scorecard’ to be used with the standard blood test for cancer (also known as liquid biopsy). This ‘scorecard’, which the team termed as …

There are 5.9 million Instagram posts tagged #EcoFriendly.​ There’s no doubt that people all over the world, online and off, are waking up to the devastating impact that we are having on the planet. Never before has there been such a push to reduce plastic consumption, slow global warming and stop deforestation. Recently, naturalist David …