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Singapore’s National University Health System Incorporates TIBCO’s Analytics Solutions into Its AI

Singapore’s National University Health System Incorporates TIBCO’s Analytics Solutions into Its AI

Singapore’s National University Health System (NUHS), a Singapore group of healthcare institutions, announced that it had integrated four solutions from California-based ...
PUB Receives SGD 51 million in Funding for Water Research as part of the Research, Innovation and Enterprise (RIE) 2025 Plan

PUB Receives SGD 51 million in Funding for Water Research as part of the Research, Innovation and Enterprise (RIE) 2025 Plan

The Public Utilities Board (PUB), Singapore’s national water agency, has received SGD 51 million (USD 37.8 million) in funding from the National Research Foundation (NRF) for ...
Singapore to Trial the Import of Renewable Hydropower Energy from Laos

Singapore to Trial the Import of Renewable Hydropower Energy from Laos

An agreement between Keppel Electric and Electricite Du Laos (EDL), Laos’ state electricity generation, transmission and distribution company, will allow Singapore to begin ...
Singapore Loses Top Spot Among Asia-Pacific Countries on Global Innovation Index but Maintains Position Globally

Singapore Loses Top Spot Among Asia-Pacific Countries on Global Innovation Index but Maintains Position Globally

Singapore has lost the top spot among Asia-Pacific Countries in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2021 to South Korea after topping the list for seven consecutive years, ...
New Licensing Requirements for Cyber-Security Service Providers in Singapore

New Licensing Requirements for Cyber-Security Service Providers in Singapore

The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) has announced that Cyber-Security service providers will have to be licensed by early 2022 to continue operations. As these ...
World’s First Commercially Cultured Meat Being Produced in Singapore

World’s First Commercially Cultured Meat Being Produced in Singapore

In July, a commercial factory that produces chicken products through cell culture, which is the growing of animal cells in a bioreactor instead of slaughtering live animals, ...
SM’s Alfamart Sees Network of 1,200 Stores by Year-end

SM’s Alfamart Sees Network of 1,200 Stores by Year-end

Alfamart Philippines, the SM Group’s minimart chain, announced that the company is on track to expand its retail footprint to over 1,200 stores this year with the opening of ...
Aesir Technologies Announces Partnership With the Eramen Minerals, Inc

Aesir Technologies Announces Partnership With the Eramen Minerals, Inc

US-based AEsir Technologies has announced a partnership with Eramen Minerals located in Manilla, Philippines to construct a 1.5 GWh Nickel Zinc (NiZn) battery manufacturing ...
San Miguel Breaks Ground on Pasig River Expressway

San Miguel Breaks Ground on Pasig River Expressway

It’s all systems go for the much-anticipated Pasig River Expressway (PAREX), touted to be the country’s first green, hybrid expressway, as proponent San Miguel Corporation ...
PLDT Enterprise, Smart and Nokia Team Up for Next Generation IoT

PLDT Enterprise, Smart and Nokia Team Up for Next Generation IoT

PLDT Inc., through PLDT Enterprise and its wireless arm Smart Communications. Inc., is in an advanced stage of discussion with long-time partner Nokia to provide ...
Doctor Anywhere and Equicom Group Form Joint Venture to Launch a Tech-Enabled Healthcare Ecosystem in the Philippines

Doctor Anywhere and Equicom Group Form Joint Venture to Launch a Tech-Enabled Healthcare Ecosystem in the Philippines

On September 28, 2021, regional telehealth platform Doctor Anywhere and Philippine conglomerate Equicom Group, announced a joint venture (JV) to launch a telemedicine ...
Philippines Begins Hydrochlorofluorocarbons Phase out; In talks with Japan for Assistance

Philippines Begins Hydrochlorofluorocarbons Phase out; In talks with Japan for Assistance

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announced that it will now begin the second stage of the Hydrochlorofluorocarbons Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP), ...

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