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ST Engineering announced organisational changes that will position the Group for its next phase of growth, and propel it towards its aspiration to become a global technology, defence and engineering powerhouse. Effective 1 January 2021, ST Engineering will be reorganised as Commercial and Defence & Public Security clusters, replacing the sector-structure of Aerospace, Electronics, Land …

NTU Singapore teams up with Association for Persons with Special Needs and YOOZOO Games to create apps that aid in learning social and emotional intelligence Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), global video game developer YOOZOO Games and Singapore’s Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) have jointly developed three mobile applications to help persons with special needs learn about …

DBS announced it is scaling up the transformation of its branches across Singapore as customers seek quicker, socially-distanced, and more personalised branch banking services, and shift their banking to digital platforms amid Covid-19. In response to these shifts, the bank will boost self-service options, while still providing face-to-face assistance. This means that customers can more …

The Port of Singapore was conferred the “Best Seaport – Asia” for the 32nd time at the 2020 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards held in Hong Kong on 9 November 2020. This is a testament to the Port of Singapore’s efficiency and continued leadership in driving maritime innovation. “As a global hub port, …

Vietnam Deputy Minister of National Defence Senior Lieutenant General (SNR-LG) Nguyen Chi Vinh co-chaired the 11th Singapore-Vietnam Defence Policy Dialogue (DPD) with Permanent Secretary (Defence) Mr Chan Heng Kee at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) this afternoon. During the DPD, Mr Chan and SNR-LG Vinh reaffirmed the warm and friendly bilateral defence relationship between Singapore …

From 5 November 2020, SingPass users can use the new “Sign with SingPass” feature to electronically sign contracts, agreements and other legal documentation. This new feature will be progressively rolled out by the Government Technology Agency’s wholly owned subsidiary, Assurity Trusted Solutions Pte Ltd (ATS), in collaboration with eight leading digital signing application providers, i.e. …

23-year-old NTU Engineering student Toh Wen Qi was tasked with what seemed like an impossible task during her apprenticeship at a Deep Tech startup earlier this year: To determine the sweetness of a tomato without destroying it. For weeks, the team she was attached to handled tomatoes of various sizes, squeezed them, juiced them, and …

Singtel launched its Deepavali tribute, celebrating the Festival of Lights with an uplifting film about two Hindu colleagues preparing for the festivities with lighter hearts as safe distancing regulations ease. Titled ‘There is light’, the film revels in the Deepavali spirit of positivity and hope prevailing over the trials and tribulations brought on by the …

Singapore Exchange (SGX) today welcomed the listing of Nanofilm Technologies International Limited on its Mainboard under the stock code “MZH”. Founded in 1999 as a high-tech spin-off from the Nanyang Technological University, Nanofilm Technologies International Limited is a leading provider of nanotechnology solutions in Asia. Their key business units comprise: (i) Advanced Materials – surface solution …

Not long after the United Nations decreed COVID-19 a global pandemic, over three billion people were restricted to the confines of their homes (Statista). Business activity alarmingly slowed down, and public life all but halted. COVID-19 brought the global conversation on sustainability and climate change back to the front pages. Daily global carbon emissions dropped …