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Senior staff may be hesitant to adopt new digital technologies, but with a can-do spirit, it’s possible to power business into the future, as Synergetic Beauty System discovered.   With roots tracing back almost 30,000 years, humans have been cutting and styling hair in the name of beauty since the Palaeolithic age. Today, the beauty …

Raffles City Singapore hosts a new electric showcase. A couple of years ago, if you had mentioned the word ‘electricity’ and ask someone to think of a name beginning with the letter T, the answer might probably be Thor. These days, there’s a new T in town. We’re talking about Tesla. The famous electric car …

Cvrry emerged as the champion of the Plant-based Perfection Challenge 2021, a competition that looks for the most innovative plant-based meat alternative that best represents Asia, with an associated business concept. Jointly organised by ADM, a global leader in human and animal nutrition, and NTUitive, the innovation and enterprise company of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), the …

Tuberculosis is caused by the M. tuberculosis bacteria which mainly infects the patient’s lungs. Did you know that tuberculosis (TB) has plagued humans for thousands of years, and it continues to sit in the list of top 10 causes of death worldwide today? Worse, some strains of the bacteria that causes TB have become “superbugs” …

More than 500 businesses and 30,000 employees can now leverage the Process Construction & Maintenance (PCM) Industry[1] Digital Plan (IDP) to build digital capabilities and mitigate some of the current challenges faced by the industry. Jointly led by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), in partnership with the Association of Process Industry (ASPRI), the …

To reduce the carbon footprint of public transport, LTA has committed to a 100% cleaner energy public bus fleet by 2040 and for all new public bus purchases to be   cleaner energy bus models since March 2020. 40 electric buses have been deployed for passenger service since November 2020. They were supplied by BYD (20 …

PayPal, in partnership with the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) and supported by Digital Industry Singapore (DISG), is growing its Singapore workforce by nearly 25%. PayPal’s expansion will create many new exciting job opportunities for Singaporeans, as the company looks to deliver on its goal of leveraging technology to make financial services and …

…It is comforting to lead a big, well-coordinated team that you can rely on. Whenever there is a problem, you immediately know who to tap on to get it solved. You are no longer standing alone. Four continents and 12 years later, Kassoum has found his way from Burkina Faso, through France and the USA …

NUS doctoral student Ms Yeo Huiqing (left) and undergraduate student Ms Yeoh Tze Xuan (right), who were part of the research team, sampling mosquito larvae from standing water on dried leaves. (Photo: Nalini Puniamoorthy) A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS), led by Assistant Professor Nalini Puniamoorthy from the Department of …

A team of international scientists led by NTU Singapore has devised a new ‘greener’ method to make a key compound in fertiliser, and that may pave the way to a more sustainable agricultural practice as global food demand rises. Devised by NTU researchers, the method produces a compound known as ‘urea’, which is a natural product found …