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Scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a novel method of using fruit peel waste to extract and reuse precious metals from spent lithium-ion batteries in order to create new batteries. The team demonstrated their concept using orange peel, which recovered precious metals from battery waste efficiently. They then made functional …

Grab announced that it has expanded its Hawker Centre 2.0 pilot programme to 16 additional locations islandwide following an encouraging trial at Blk 724 Ang Mo Kio (AMK 724) Food Centre. Up to 188 hawkers are expected to participate in this initiative. Hawker Centre 2.0 pilot was first launched at AMK 724 Food Centre in May …

    THE BACTERIAL FILTRATION EFFICIENCY (BFE) TEST This test indicates how well a mask filters droplets containing biological agents such as bacteria or viruses. With SARS-CoV-2 thought to be transmitted through droplets, the BFE test is a proxy for the efficacy of a mask in preventing such transmission. Studies indicate that a cough typically …

Technology is an enabler that will increase the effectiveness and value-add of finance functions. Within the next three to five years, more than half of the job roles in the finance function of companies in Singapore will  be moderately changed by the adoption of technologies like robotic process automation, artificial intelligence (AI), advanced analytics/big data …

CapitaLand has received the top SGBuilds Star Award by the Building Construction Authority of Singapore (BCA) for the Group’s exemplary collaboration with Singapore firm L&W Construction Private Limited (L&W) to develop International Tech Park Pune, Kharadi (ITPP-Kharadi) in India.   CapitaLand is the first to be accorded this honour under the developer category.  The Group has also received …

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth and Second Minister for Law Mr Edwin Tong said today that the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) will roll out more initiatives to help businesses use intellectual property (IP) to thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic. Opening IP Week @ SG 2020, he announced new initiatives to speed up …

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has disbursed S$1.5 million in financial support to assist students facing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, President Subra Suresh announced the NTU COVID-19 Relief Package to provide immediate help to students facing serious financial challenges due to the global pandemic. To support the Relief Package, NTU also launched new mechanisms …

Small businesses in Singapore are the most satisfied within ASEAN with the relief measures provided by their government to cushion the impact of COVID-19 according to a recent survey conducted by United Overseas Bank (UOB), Accenture and Dun & Bradstreet1. Close to three in four (72 per cent) Singapore-based firms surveyed expressed this sentiment, higher …

The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) have partnered accounting software providers to co-create a new digital solution that allows SMEs to automate the preparation and filing of statutory returns with IRAS and ACRA seamlessly. This seamless filing solution is in line with the Smart Nation initiative to …

SP Group (SP) will be embarking on S$30 million in research and education initiatives with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), to enhance the resilience of Singapore’s electricity network, improve the reliability and efficiency of supply to consumers, and nurture experts for the energy sector. The collaboration will see the establishment of the SP Group-NTU Joint Laboratory to …