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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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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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