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The Transparency International (TI) Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2019 has ranked Singapore the 4th least corrupt country in the world out of 180 countries with a score of 85, a high score from the preceding TI-CPI 2018 which Singapore has successfully maintained. Singapore is again the only Asian country ranked in the top 10. The …

Temperature screening will be implemented at Woodlands and Tuas Checkpoints from 24 January 2020, 12 noon onwards. This is in response to the novel coronavirus pneumonia development in Wuhan and exported cases to other cities and countries, coupled with the anticipated increase in travel volume in the lead up to the Lunar New Year holiday …

ICC, the Singapore Government, and major firms from key industries have signed a historic cooperation agreement to facilitate and accelerate adoption of digital technologies in trade and commerce. The global industry leaders participating in the agreement are APRIL, DBS Bank, Marubeni Corporation, Mastercard, Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Mizuho Bank, Ltd., MUFG Bank, Noble, …

CapitaLand has announced the proposed merger of CapitaLand Mall Trust (CMT) and CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT) to create CapitaLand Integrated Commercial Trust (CICT).  With the proposed merger, CapitaLand Group will have in its stable of sponsored trusts, three best-in-class real estate investment trusts listed on the Singapore Exchange (S-REIT), with global or developed market mandates, …

Fifteen global companies have taken up Singapore’s AI Model Governance Framework; Practical examples for organisations to follow suit. Singapore sees Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) as an important and fundamental technology for the Digital Economy, with AI-powered products offering a level of personalised service at scale that was previously unimaginable. In the global discourse on AI ethics …

Chinese New Year is just around the corner but what do the customs and food eaten during this festive season mean? 1. HONGBAO Is there a minimum sum that a hongbao should contain? Must the hongbao amount always be an even number? Can I put coins or old notes into a hongbao? Can I put …

Information on tap will become a reality for residents and business owners in Bukit Batok, Hougang, Jurong West, Tampines and Tuas, as well as the new estates of Tampines North and Tengah, when PUB rolls out the first phase of its Smart Water Meter Programme in early 2021. Some 300,000 smart water meters will be …

Punggol will integrate residential districts, a business park, a university campus, community facilities, and a network of parks and waterbodies, transforming the way we live, work, learn, and play. Bringing together residents, businesses and students, Punggol is slated to become a thriving, tech-enabled, sustainable town showcasing our Smart Nation ambitions. Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister …

Singapore is expected to register around 1.4% growth in gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020, according to the report of DBS Bank. DBS said that this expected growth rate for 2020 is below the potential growth rate of Singapore. However, this projected growth rate is still an improvement from 2019’s projected growth of 0.6%. Let’s …