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Temasek Foundation Ecosperity awards $980,000 to RWDC industries for tackling single-use plastics

Temasek Foundation Ecosperity awards $980,000 to RWDC industries for tackling single-use plastics

Temasek Foundation Ecosperity announced on 11 July 2018 that RWDC Industries Pte Ltd has emerged the winner of the inaugural edition of The Liveability Challenge with its proposal to produce drinking straws made from a certified biodegradable biopolymer, which can replace single-use plastic straws. With the win, Temasek Foundation Ecosperity has awarded S$980,000 to RWDC...

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Hilton Named Asia’s Best Multinational Workplace

Hilton Named Asia’s Best Multinational Workplace

Hilton  has been named Asia’s Best Multinational Workplace 2018, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work, climbing from its third ranking in the 2017 list. The latest award is a result of positive feedback from Team Members across Asia Pacific and the Middle East, where Hilton was ranked in national Best...

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2018 Crea8 Sustainability Competition for Institutes of Higher Learning

2018 Crea8 Sustainability Competition for Institutes of Higher Learning

Organized by PacificLight, the 2018 Crea8 Sustainability Competition encourages young Singaporeans to address environmental challenges, share stories and innovative solutions to demonstrate their passion in tackling the global challenge of sustainability and to create a sustainable Singapore. The aim of the competition is to generate ideas and initiatives around the topic of sustainability and environmental...

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CSA Launches Second National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign – “Cyber Tips 4 You”

CSA Launches Second National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign – “Cyber Tips 4 You”

Campaign focuses on promoting four cybersecurity tips to help the public to go safe online https://www.facebook.com/gosafeonline/videos/1851834248170127/ As Singapore moves towards becoming a Smart Nation, technology will become increasingly pervasive in our lives, transforming the way we work, live, and play. Thus, it is crucial that everyone in Singapore is equipped with the basic know-how of...

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New Festival Director kickstarts the 2018 Singapore International Festival of Arts line-up and introduces the Festival House

New Festival Director kickstarts the 2018 Singapore International Festival of Arts line-up and introduces the Festival House

  The 41st edition of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA 2018) features game-changing artists from a spectrum of art forms set to engage and inspire audiences, from new festival goers to seasoned arts lovers. Commissioned by the National Arts Council and managed by Arts House Limited, the pinnacle performing arts festival will be...

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Launch of “Engineering a First World – 50 Feats that Transformed Singapore” Coffee Table Book

Launch of “Engineering a First World – 50 Feats that Transformed Singapore” Coffee Table Book

Untold first-hand stories showing determination, passion and ingenuity of an amazing generation of engineers On 7th April 2018, the Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) launched “Engineering a First World – 50 Feats that Transformed Singapore”, a book recounting first-person stories of engineers behind Singapore’s 50 greatest engineering feats. Mr. Heng Chee How, Senior Minister of...

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Climate change calls for environmental action

Climate change calls for environmental action

Southeast Asia, home to 655 million people, is one of the fastest growing regions in the world. As it becomes more developed, electricity demand is expected to more than double to 2,000 tera-watt hours (TWH) by 2040.   The fast-growing cooling crisis is a hot topic of late, as cooling technologies like refrigerators and air-conditioners...

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NUS’ cultural icon refreshed for a new generation

NUS’ cultural icon refreshed for a new generation

The University Cultural Centre’s first major renovation since its inception sees improved high standard of guest comfort, efficiency and production possibilities.   NUS’ University Cultural Centre (UCC) was formally reopened by NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye this afternoon, after an extensive renovation. The six-month revitalisation project is the first in the iconic venue’s history. It improves...