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Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) and Cache Logistics Trust (Cache) are pleased to announce the successful on-target completion of a 8.0 megawatt-peak rooftop solar farm built, owned and operated by Sembcorp at three logistics warehouses in Singapore owned by Cache. All three systems have been connected to Cache’s facilities and are currently in operation. Under a long-term …

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Singapore’s heritage treasure invites guests and visitors to experience a new era of unparalleled luxury   Raffles Singapore is delighted to officially announce its highly anticipated reopening, heralding an exciting new chapter in the iconic property’s rich history and heritage. A flagship property within Accor, the world’s leading augmented hospitality group, Raffles Singapore is now welcoming …

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In the fall of 2010, I asked Larry Page a series of questions to find out what he wanted X’s purpose to be. “Is X a research center?” No, Larry said. “A philanthropic organization?” No. “An incubator?” No. “Are we solving Google’s problems?” No. Eventually, I asked, “Are we taking moonshots?” And he smiled and said, …

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Google’s smart glasses never really took off despite strong initial interest from the public. GovTech’s Mr Ng Yong Kiat shares why he thinks smart glasses technology deserves a second shot. When Google first announced its head-mounted display—the Google Glass—in 2012, it clearly caught the eye of the mass consumer market. The promotional video for the …

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Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Rolls-Royce have launched the first collaborative digital technology project to boost efforts in the development and deployment of new technologies to optimise engine maintenance. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding[1] to partner on digital service solutions at the Farnborough Air Show, United Kingdom, in July …

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Second Minister for Education and Finance Indranee Rajah said Singapore needs to build an “enabling meritocracy” that uplifts those at the bottom without capping the growth of those at the top. Widening inequality in Singapore has triggered calls for a rethink of meritocracy, but the solution to the problem lies not in abolishing it altogether …

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Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a type of imaging probe that allows for earlier detection of acute kidney failure, a rapidly-developing condition that can be fatal. The new renal probes, which have been tested in mice, are injected into the blood-stream. They ‘light up’ when they detect molecular changes caused …

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In a feat unmatched by other banks globally, DBS has become the first bank to concurrently hold three global best bank awards. This was achieved after DBS was named “World’s Best Bank” by leading global financial publication Euromoney in its 2019 Awards for Excellence. It follows the bank’s wins of Global Finance’s “Best Bank in …

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The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said today that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its Financial Sector Assessment Programme (FSAP) for Singapore and reaffirmed Singapore’s financial sector oversight to be “among the best globally”. The IMF commented that the economic fundamentals of Singapore were strong and its economic policies sound. Overall, the financial …

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Debates over historic preservation often run into a problem: There’s plenty of data to support economic arguments, and much less to address questions of cultural value. A research team in Singapore wants to change that. To get a glimpse of Singapore’s past, take a stroll down Tiong Bahru, the nation’s oldest housing estate. Built in …

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