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NUS Computing has received a generous multi-year donation from leading homegrown consumer Internet company, Sea, to establish the Sea Olympiad Scholarship. This Scholarship is open to all students who have excelled in the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) and who intend to subsequently pursue their full-time undergraduate studies at NUS Computing. The IOI, one of five …

A study of 577 publicly-listed companies in Singapore has shown that diverse leadership pays off. The analysis shows that a firm’s performance is highest when it has an equal number of male and female leaders in senior management and board positions. Firms also fare better when they have leaders with more than 10 years of …

EngageRocket co-founder Dorothy Yiu and her husband were eagerly expecting the arrival of their first baby. But as Dorothy was preparing to start her maternity leave, she found herself battling feelings of guilt. She was hesitant to step away from her work responsibilities, her team and the company that she had been pouring her heart …

ST Engineering’s Chairman Kwa Chong Seng today presented President Halimah Yacob with a cheque of $398,000 for President’s Challenge 2021 at ST Engineering Hub. The amount was raised through its employee physical wellness initiative – ST Engineering Movement – whereby the Group pledged a dollar for every kilometre clocked by employees who took up the …

The Eminent Alumni Award was conferred on (from left) Ambassador Chan Heng Chee, Mr Ong Pang Boon and Mr Philip Yeo. First-generation leader Mr Ong Pang Boon, top diplomat Ambassador Chan Heng Chee, and former top civil servant Mr Philip Yeo conferred the prestigious NUS Eminent Alumni Award The National University of Singapore (NUS) honoured …

The Covid-19 pandemic and its resulting economic uncertainties has spurred Singaporeans to pay more attention to financial management, the latest OCBC Financial Wellness Index has found. This year, the overall Index score improved to 62, up from 61 in 2020, when the world first started to grapple with massive changes from the unprecedented pandemic and …

“Everything can be done better, even something as mundane as cleaning,” said Elise Hong, who counts among her inventions, a cleaning system boosted with artificial intelligence (AI) for trains. The co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of cleaning solutions provider JCS-Echigo is always looking for new ways to improve the cleaning process to make it less …

The Singapore 100 Women in Tech (SG100WIT) 2021 list celebrates women who have made significant contributions to tech in Singapore. Join us to congratulate the six women from A*STAR who have made it to the SG100WIT list during this Year of Celebrating SG Women. Hear their stories and uncover how they have made a difference …

Microsoft and 13 companies across nine Asia Pacific countries today launched Code; Without Barriers to help close the gender gap in the region’s fast-growing cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital technology sectors. The program provides a platform to enable female developers, coders, and other technical talent to contribute towards inclusive economic growth, encourage innovation and better reflect …

NTUC FairPrice (FairPrice) today announced the launch of the Food for Good Community Fridge @ Marine Terrace, in collaboration with Marine Terrace Breeze Residents’ Committee, Marine Parade. The initiative will conduct food distributions via community fridges to provide free food to residents in the area. To kick-start the initiative, FairPrice Foundation sponsored two brand new chillers …