BioNTech SE announced on 10 May its plans to establish its Regional Headquarters for Southeast Asia in Singapore. This is a key milestone in the Company’s international expansion. It follows the establishment of of its U.S. Headquarters in Cambridge, MA in 2020. In addition to selecting Singapore as its future regional headquarters, BioNTEch also plans […]
The Mufti of Singapore welcomes updates from the government on a likely shift in allowing Muslim nurses to wear the tudung at the workplace. In a letter to PM Lee that is dated 27 March, the Mufti Dr Nazirudin Mohd Nasir expressed Muis’ deep appreciation of the opportunity to ‘continuously provide feedback and inputs on many […]
You know you’re #adulting when you develop a hobby for all things plant and gardening. For Mr Chan, it has become his full-time hobby as a landscape maintenance worker. Before discovering his passion, Chan Tuck Hon, 54, worked in the transport industry for 16 years where he spent 10 hours a day seated. Life as […]
Stroll along Punggol estate and you will come across My Waterway@Punggol – a waterway created for a more refreshing living environment for HDB residents. The 4.2km-long Punggol Waterway is now one of the most recognisable landmarks in Punggol. A joint project between HDB and NParks, the waterway acts as a major air corridor and encourages […]
‘Liquid window’ developed by NTU researchers block the sun and turns thermal heat into useful energy
Liquid window simultaneously blocks the sun and turns thermal heat into useful energy to reduce energy consumption in buildings!
In a surprise finding, scientists from NTU discovered that plastic bags are more eco-friendly than paper and cotton bags. In the study that was released on Wednesday 14 October, 5 types of bags were evaluated for their environmental impact associated with their production, distribution, transportation, waste collection, treatment and end-of-life disposal. The finding is true […]
Singapore to get its first car manufacturing facility, and it’s electric Last week, Hyundai announced the launch of a new range of electric vehicles (EV) under its Ioniq brand to be manufactured in Singapore. Construction of its new 28,000 square-metre manufacturing factory in Singapore was to begin in May. It was delayed to October because […]