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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, …

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, …

ETH Zurich researchers made something that could reshape aviation and marine transport — they developed a fuel which is produced using exclusively sunlight and air. A sustainable fuel substitute This fuel known as syngas is a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen. What makes syngas special is that it is created with a carbon-neutral process. This …

Many people who are old enough to have experienced the first moon landing will vividly remember what it was like watching Neil Armstrong utter his famous quote: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”. Half a century later, the event is still one of the top achievements of humankind. Despite …

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. …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

In early 2018, Cape Town, South Africa came dangerously close to being the world’s first major city to run out of water. People lined up for blocks to collect spring water. Stores sold out of receptacles like buckets and bowls. Bottled water was rationed in tourist-heavy parts of the city. April 12 was designated “Day …