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Apple will open its second Singapore store in July, according to the tech giant on Friday (Jun 28). Located at Jewel Changi Airport, the store will open on Jul 13 at 10am, more than two years after the launch of the first store along Orchard Road. No other information, such as the size of the Jewel outlet, …

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This 10 July 2019, Pinterest is proud to announce the official opening of our Singapore office. This is our second office in the region and it will be servicing Southeast Asia and India as part of our expanding work in APAC. Pinterest also has a team in Japan based in our Tokyo office, which opened …

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A team of NUS researchers has recently discovered that the Bandicoot Berry (Leea indica), South African leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) and Simpleleaf Chastetree (Vitex trifolia), which are favourite nectaring plants of butterflies, do more than attract butterflies. The leaves of these plants have been found to be effective in stopping the growth of seven types of …

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Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) is partnering CapitaLand Group (CapitaLand) for the installation and operation of rooftop solar farms at six properties in Singapore owned by CapitaLand. As part of the partnership, Sembcorp will install, own and operate rooftop solar panels with a combined capacity of approximately 8.1 megawatt-peak, atop CapitaLand buildings located in the Changi, Senoko, …

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DECADES AGO, THE SINGAPORE RIVER was teeming with small wooden rowboats known as sampans that carried fishermen and cargo. It can be easy to forget this former way of life, considering the city’s cosmopolitan reputation, but a delightful ode to this history resides in the town of Pasir Ris, where a playground is shaped like this traditional vessel. …

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Henley & Partners has released their updated 2019 rankings of passport rankings for countries in the world. This 2019, Singapore is once again back on top alongside Japan with a visa-free/visa-on-arrival score of 189. The Henley Passport Index is the original ranking of all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders can …

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The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) today announced the first comprehensive Trusted Data Sharing Framework (“Framework”) to facilitate trusted data sharing between organisations. The trusted use of data is the foundation of a vibrant Digital Economy, and trusted data flows have the potential to deliver tremendous benefits to both organisations …

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Digitalisation is a key pillar of the Government’s public service transformation efforts. The Digital Government Blueprint (DGB) is a statement of the Government’s ambition to better leverage data and harness new technologies, and to drive broader efforts to build a digital economy and digital society, in support of Smart Nation. Our vision is to create …

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The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) launched a series of initiatives to accelerate Singapore’s journey to become a leading Digital Economy. The initiatives were announced by Minister for Communications and Information, Mr S Iswaran, at Innovfest Unbound, which returns for its fifth and largest-ever edition as the anchor event of the Smart Nation Innovations Week. …

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Southeast Asia’s largest innovation festival is back once again and is bigger and better. The award-winning Innovfest Unbound is the anchor event of Smart Nation Innovations, a week-long series of events that showcase Asia’s most innovative developments. Innovfest Unbound will be held on June 27 – 28, 2019 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore. This 2019, we’ll …

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