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Southeast Asia’s online food delivery spend is expected to grow more than two times faster than the total foodservice spend in the region over the next five years at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.4% versus 12.1%. Growth is expected to be fastest in emerging markets such as Myanmar, Vietnam and the Philippines, …

Researchers from NUS and Scripps Oceanography uncovered how climatic changes influence the evolution of oceanic insects A male Halobates splendens specimen The open oceans are harsh and hostile environments where insects might not be expected to thrive. In fact, only one insect group, ocean skaters, or water striders, has adapted to life on the open …

Dr Filip Biljecki (left) and Mr Abraham Noah Wu (right) at the solar roof of the SDE4 building. As cities around the world continue to urbanise, there is a greater need to expand and optimise existing spaces. Cities have accelerated looking into how underutilised rooftop spaces might contribute to climate action, food production, and other …

  I realised that humans are the best source of inspiration for designing and building robotics and artificial intelligent systems. This brought me closer to the fields of psychology and cognitive science. The first-hand experience of using the 386 computer in 1991—that would strike today’s computer users as archaic—captivated Boon Kiat with its “vast, mind-opening …

Scientists from NTU Singapore, in collaboration with clinicians at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) in Singapore, have developed a novel method that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to screen for glaucoma, a group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness through damage to the optic nerve at the back of the eye. Glaucoma …

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)’s Academy welcomes 29 senior maritime and port officials, including port masters, harbour masters and middle management personnel from maritime and port authorities from 23 countries and the International Maritime Organization, to participate in the seventh Port Management Programme (PMP) from 30 August to 2 September 2021. The …

About SG Women in Tech Singapore has one of the highest proportion of women in the tech workforce in Southeast Asia. Women currently make up 41% of the tech workforce in Singapore, surpassing the global average of 28%.[1] The Singapore government recognises the gender imbalance in the tech sector, and is committed to collaborate efforts with the industry …

The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) has launched a new Vulnerability Rewards Programme (VRP) to augment the existing Government Bug Bounty Programme (GBBP) and Vulnerability Disclosure Programme (VDP). Together, the three crowdsourced vulnerability discovery programmes[1] supplement GovTech’s suite of cybersecurity capabilities[2] to safeguard the Government’s Infocomm Technology and Smart Systems (ICT&SS). The three crowdsourced vulnerability discovery programmes offer …

LKCMedicine is the fourth Asian university since 2013 to receive the international award, placing it among notable past winners such as the University of Sydney, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, USA, and Charité, Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany. Sought after by medical schools across the world, the ASPIRE Award is the only award of its kind …

The Singapore Management University (SMU) announced today that it has appointed Professor Bert De Reyck as the Dean of Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB).  He takes over the helm from Professor Gerry George who served as Dean from 2015 – 2021 and will assume the role for a five-year term.  Professor George has moved to Georgetown University and …