Workers’ Party Chief Pritam Singh Echoes PAP’s Call for Upskilling

Pritam Singh Google Upskilling & Retraining

In a Facebook post on 3rd December, Workers’ Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh, shared that he met with Google representatives last month. Over lunch, they discuss how the tech giant supports job opportunities for locals in Singapore. The Google team told Mr Singh and fellow Aljunied GRC MP, Leon Perera, that it has some initiatives […]

WEF annual meeting to be held in Singapore instead of Switzerland

WEF annual meeting

It’s official. The World Economic Forum will be held in Singapore next year instead of Switzerland. WEF president Borge Brende said the pandemic has made it difficult to ensure the health and safety of participants in Europe. Normally held in the ski resort of Davos each January, the 2021 edition was postponed due to the […]

TraceTogether programme wins international award on Innovation

TraceTogether programme

Government Technology Singapore’s TraceTogether programme for contact-tracing has won the 2020 Gartner Government Eye on Innovation Award for Asia-Pacific, beating three other finalists, two from Taiwan and one from India. Launched in March 2020, the agency’s TraceTogether program is the first nationwide Bluetooth contact-tracing solution. It was developed in-house by engineers and rolled out for […]