NDP 2022: Show segment will celebrate Singaporeans' resilience throughout pandemic

NDP 2022: Show segment will celebrate Singaporeans’ resilience throughout pandemic

From frontliners to families, the National Day Parade 2022 show segment will celebrate the resilience of all Singaporeans through the pandemic. It will see a return of “live” acts on a grand scale after two years. Those watching the parade…

Sustainable practices help make Rwanda's capital Kigali cleanest city in Africa

Sustainable practices help make Rwanda’s capital Kigali cleanest city in Africa

It’s a city often lauded as the cleanest in all of Africa. As host to the recent Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Rwanda’s sweeping sustainable practices came under the spotlight — with the capital Kigali taking centrestage. Subscribe to our…

Singapore and US launch partnership programme to empower women in tech

Singapore and US launch partnership programme to empower women in tech

Singapore is looking to empower women in the tech industry by giving them access to broader information networks. The Singapore-US Women in Tech Partnership launched earlier this week gives them a boost in learning new skills. Communications and Information Minister…

One in five Singapore employees likely to switch jobs in next 12 months: PwC survey

One in five Singapore employees likely to switch jobs in next 12 months: PwC survey

According to a PwC survey, one in five Singapore workers are thinking of changing jobs over the next 12 months. Gen Z employees in the 18- to 25-year-old age group are even more likely to job hop. Pay hikes alone…

1st Commando Battalion wins Best Combat Unit for 19th straight year

1st Commando Battalion wins Best Combat Unit for 19th straight year

The 1st Commando Battalion has clinched the Best Combat Unit title for the 19th straight year. It is among 18 active and 12 National Service units which have been recognised in the annual Singapore Armed Forces Best Unit competition. Subscribe…

NUS students unveil Singapore's first electric race car

NUS students unveil Singapore’s first electric race car

A team from the NUS College of Design and Engineering has built Singapore’s first electric race car. When the COVID-19 pandemic slammed the brakes on their plans to compete in the 2020 Formula SAE competition, they shifted gears and sought…

New non-surgical procedure to benefit end-stage kidney failure patients

New non-surgical procedure to benefit end-stage kidney failure patients

End-stage kidney failure patients might not need to go under the knife for an access to help them get that much-needed dialysis. A new non-surgical procedure pioneered by SGH creates the access with just small needle punctures in the arm.…

Singapore launches 3 ocean-related environmental research projects

Singapore launches 3 ocean-related environmental research projects

Singapore has launched three ocean-related environmental research projects. These are on sustainable management of fish populations, the use of solar energy to facilitate coral growth and a Marine Climate Change Science programme. Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan announced this at…

Dr Gillian Koh on "Forward Singapore" initiative

Dr Gillian Koh on “Forward Singapore” initiative

“Foward Singapore”, a public consultation exercise to keep the social compact relevant, will be led by the 4G leaders. Dr Gillian Koh, Deputy Director (Research) at the Institute of Policy Studies, shared her thoughts on the initiative. Subscribe to our…

DPM Lawrence Wong launches Forward Singapore exercise

DPM Lawrence Wong launches Forward Singapore exercise

Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong on Tuesday (Jun 28) launched Forward Singapore, a year-long exercise that will “review and refresh Singapore’s social compact”. The effort will be led by Mr Wong and his PAP 4G leadership team and will “set…

Several dead, hundreds hurt as stands collapse in Colombia bullring

Several dead, hundreds hurt as stands collapse in Colombia bullring

At least four people were killed and more than 300 injured on Sunday (Jun 26) when the grandstand at a bullring in Colombia collapsed during a popular event at which members of the public face off with small bulls, officials…

Scientists use plant waste to filter heavy metals from contaminated water

Scientists use plant waste to filter heavy metals from contaminated water

Scientists in Singapore and Switzerland have managed to use the waste from the production of peanut and sunflower oil to filter out heavy metals from contaminated water. The result is water that meets international standards for drinking. The waste material…