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With generous support from Temasek, NUS will further its work on hydrogen technologies and blue carbon ecosystems. As an urban island-state, Singapore has limited access to renewable or alternative energy sources, and faces threats from rising sea levels and other adverse effects of climate change. To enhance the resiliency and sustainability of the nation, researchers …

DBS and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) are collaborating on initiatives to help Singapore’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) scale their businesses overseas in the new normal and seize emerging opportunities in the APAC region. Under the agreement, NTU and DBS will offer the national Enterprise Leadership for Transformation (ELT) programme, in partnership with Enterprise Singapore. The programme …

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today announced plans to commence a phased linkage of Singapore’s PayNow and Malaysia’s DuitNow real-time payment systems. The first phase of the PayNow-DuitNow linkage will be launched in the fourth quarter of 2022. This will allow customers of participating financial institutionsto make real-time fund …

Marketnode, a Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Temasek digital asset joint venture, today announced its partnership with Barclays, BNP Paribas, BNY Mellon, Citi, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Orient Securities International, Standard Chartered, Societe Generale and UOB, ahead of its upcoming product launches focused on digital issuance services, ESG bond data and digital asset depository infrastructure. These components …

Avant and A*STAR’s Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI) have inked a research collaboration to jointly advance the scale-up of Avant’s proprietary process to enable cost-effective, food-grade production of cultivated fish in Singapore and beyond. The parties will establish a Joint Research Laboratory for Cultivated Fish Bioprocessing in Biopolis, Singapore where both parties will jointly develop and …

147 Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) Singapore Digital (SG:D) scholarship recipients received their awards at the virtual SG:D Scholarship Award Ceremony today, which was graced by Minister for Communications and Information, Mrs Josephine Teo. The Information and Communications (I&C) sector continues to be a bright spot in Singapore, growing 2.1% in 2020 while Singapore’s overall …

Member of SAFRA Management Committee and Chairman of SAFRA Yishun Executive Committee Colonel(NS) Tan Yeow Tiong receiving his certificate of appointment from SAFRA Yishun Club Manager Ms Yang Serene.     Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen penned letters of appreciation to thank 278 volunteers serving on 37 Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) boards and …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has launched the third Say YES to Waste Less (SYTWL) campaign, which takes place from 27 September to 7 November 2021. The campaign spans 169 partners across almost 3,000 premises and is aimed at encouraging the public to lead a sustainable lifestyle by reducing food wastage and the use of …

Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development and Minister-in-charge of Social Services Integration, announced today that the National Parks Board (NParks) will be implementing more nature-based solutions to build the resilience of Singapore’s coasts. Since the success of a coastal protection project at Pulau Tekong in 2010, NParks has continued to employ nature-based solutions for …

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has been named “Commodity Exchange of the Year” at the Energy Risk Awards 2021, recognising its leadership in energy risk management across the global commodity supply chain and service to producers, physical and financial traders, as well as consumers. Energy Risk cited success factors including SGX’s ability to constantly offer product innovations …