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Being bilingual enables to connect with more people and in touch with more cultures. However, bilingualism is known to have cognitive benefits, too. It turns out that being bilingual also alters how your brain works. A recent study shows that just being exposed to multiple languages can provide the benefits bilingual people enjoy. The benefits …

Singapore is among the cleanest countries in the world. This is possible because the country has maintained high standards when it comes to cleanliness. Laws ensuring the cleanliness of the Singaporean streets are heavily imposed. This standard of cleanliness is deeply embedded in Singapore’s DNA. It has been around 50 years now since the Keep …

Engineering has always been about building for what lies ahead, creating lasting legacies in the form of extraordinary buildings or resilient infrastructure that can stand for centuries. WSP’s sustainability director David Symons looks at some of the ways the profession is designing now to be future ready. Now more than ever we need to adopt …

Every August, the Singapore Night Festival (SNF) transforms the Bras Basah/Bugis heritage precinct into a midsummer’s celebration of sorts. This year, on its 12th edition, a plethora of experiences transforms Singapore’s Bras Basah.Bugis district into an arts and cultural oasis from 23 to 31 August 2019. A treat for the eyes and ears Every year the …

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today that it will begin accepting applications for new digital bank licences. Interested parties have until 31 December 2019 to submit their applications. This follows the announcement in June 2019 by Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Senior Minister and Chairman of MAS, that MAS will issue up to two digital full bank …

In conjunction with the earlier launch of IPOS International and the Skills Framework for IP, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) today further announced a series of new initiatives to support ASEAN Industry 4.0 at IP Week @ SG 2019. IPOS will also sign six Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) and partnership agreements with a …

Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr Chan Chun Sing, announced on 27 August 2019 the launch of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore’s (IPOS) subsidiary – IPOS International – at the opening ceremony of IP Week @ SG 2019. The new entity, built on deep expertise and extensive networks established over the years within the …

Asian geospatial professionals and enthusiasts will gather in Singapore for a week of exciting geospatial-related events and activities, when Singapore Geospatial Week launches from 2 – 6 September 2019. Presented by GeoWorks, Singapore’s only geospatial-focused industry centre, managed and operated by the Singapore Land Authority (SLA), Singapore Geospatial Week will feature five intense days of events that celebrate and …

One of the beacons of UK social housing policy, the legislation from 1919 that became known as the Addison Act after its sponsor, the minister of health Christopher Addison, imposed for the first time a duty on councils to build good quality and affordable housing. But, as with most policies, it was only partially effective. …

Trademark registration is set to be transformed as Singapore introduces the world’s first mobile app for trademark registration. Developed by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), the app – IPOS Go – will allow businesses and entrepreneurs seeking trademark protection in Singapore to file their trademarks directly with IPOS via their mobile devices. The app offers …