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ST Engineering announced organisational changes that will position the Group for its next phase of growth, and propel it towards its aspiration to become a global technology, defence and engineering powerhouse. Effective 1 January 2021, ST Engineering will be reorganised as Commercial and Defence & Public Security clusters, replacing the sector-structure of Aerospace, Electronics, Land …

Not long after the United Nations decreed COVID-19 a global pandemic, over three billion people were restricted to the confines of their homes (Statista). Business activity alarmingly slowed down, and public life all but halted. COVID-19 brought the global conversation on sustainability and climate change back to the front pages. Daily global carbon emissions dropped …

The DBS 2020 Digital Treasurer Survey has revealed that businesses in Singapore continue to lead in digitalisation efforts across the Asia-Pacific (APAC). Polling around 1,700 corporate treasurers, CEOs, CFOs and business owners across the region, the survey showed that in terms of digital readiness, close to half (45%) of Singapore’s corporates have a well-defined strategy …

Apple today previewed Apple Marina Bay Sands, the first Apple Store to sit directly on the water. Appearing as a sphere floating on the iridescent Marina Bay, the store introduces a new and captivating retail experience at one of the most iconic locations in Singapore. Entirely surrounded by water, Apple Marina Bay Sands offers uninterrupted …

Singapore has retained its overall top ranking as Asia’s most innovative nation in the latest Global Innovation Index (GII) released by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Cornell University & INSEAD. It has held this position since 2014. The GII ranks world economies according to their innovation capabilities. Consisting of roughly 80 indicators, grouped into …

Singtel launched its 5G non-standalone (NSA) network and introduced a three-month trial for its consumer and enterprise customers. As a forerunner of 5G, Singtel’s 5G NSA network is capable of delivering 5G speeds of more than 1Gbps, by harnessing 3.5GHz frequency from Singtel’s newly expanded spectrum holdings as well as existing 2100MHz spectrum while employing advanced …

Singaporean deep technology company SkyLab ensures that data, content and software are successfully packaged and delivered for data-driven, mission-critical applications As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, online shopping has surged in the past few months. From groceries to remote working and home fitness essentials, items that we buy online appear to move seamlessly from the warehouse …

ST Engineering today announced that its smart lighting solution and on-demand autonomous buses have been recognised as winning solutions for its customers at the IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA) 2020. The Awards recognise the top Smart City initiatives across the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan) that utilise leading-edge digital technologies and solutions that …

Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading everyday app, today announced GrabProtect, a suite of safety and hygiene measures to minimise risks of the spread of COVID-19 on its transport services. GrabProtect, comprising new safety features, updated safety policies and transport hygiene kits, will enforce higher safety and hygiene standards in the ride-hailing industry. The new measures will be rolled out progressively in …

M1 Limited (M1) and Singapore Innovate Pte. Ltd. (SGInnovate) announced that they will be embarking on a collaboration that will help start-ups use 5G technology for their products and solutions. This memorandum of understanding (MOU) between M1 and SGInnovate aims to connect start-ups with potential corporate partners, provide technical support, and promote 5G capabilities. M1 …