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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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A fully autonomous shuttle is going on trial at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Kent Ridge campus, as part of a year-long study aimed at gauging the commercial viability of such a service. To be operated by ComfortDelGro’s wholly-owned subsidiary, ComfortDelGro Bus Pte Ltd, the EasyMile EZ10 autonomous bus shuttle, known as NUSmart Shuttle, …

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Innovation festival, Innovfest Unbound, returns to Singapore for its fifth and largest ever edition to showcase the rising stars of tech innovation from across Southeast Asia, at Marina Bay Sands on the 27th and 28th of June 2019. The award-winning festival is the anchor event of Smart Nation Innovations, a week-long series of events promoting the …

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Once again, Singapore launches the Smart Nations Week (SNI) 2019. This year, it will be held from 24 June to 28 June 2019. Organized by Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the event will welcome more than 15,000 local and international guests to congregate in Singapore to share and learn about the …

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Imagine a place for the elderly that’s also filled with the sounds of kids playing. Marc Freedman goes to Singapore to investigate a new model for intergenerational living. Sister Geraldine Tan, an energetic woman in her 60s, speaks rapidly and is given to sweeping gestures. She wears the flowing white robes of the Canossian Daughters …

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