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Moratorium on new data centres to be lifted soon; operators seek green edge

Singapore is set to lift its data centre moratorium in the coming weeks, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The moratorium has been in place since 2019 and no new data centre construction projects have been…

SAF to install electric vehicle charging stations at Kranji Camp III and Gombak Base

SAF is planning to install EV charging stations at two of its camps for permanent staff and visitors to use, as part of its efforts to go green. In what appears to be a trial, four charging stations…

New SingHealth Duke-NUS simulation facility uses serious games to train healthcare workers

A simulation training facility has been set up by SingHealth and Duke-NUS to hone and improve the skills of healthcare professionals with the help of serious games. Known as the SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Medical Simulation (Sims) i3…

CDC voucher not accepted here? Some hawkers share why they’re rejecting such payments

When some people recently tried to pay for their food using their $100 CDC vouchers, they were rejected by hawkers. The reason? Digital vouchers. To use the voucher, the customer has to show a QR code to a…

Pros and cons of lifting the data centre moratorium

Fitch Solutions said the government’s lifting of its data centre moratorium will prompt leading hyper-scale global firms to invest more in local data centres in Singapore. However, the lifting of the moratorium also came with new stricter operating…

H&M’s Monki takes Scandi-cool fashion to Singapore

H&M-owned Swedish fashion brand, Monki, is set to make its Singapore debut in partnership with Zalora. The Singapore launch is part of the brand’s strategy to strengthen its presence in SEA, marking its third market in the region,…

Challenges and uncertainties of owning an electric vehicle in S’pore

1) Complicated and expensive road tax – The annual road tax for ICE cars is based on engine capacity, which is easy for the average consumer to understand. With EVs, the formula is based on the car’s power…

MOH conducting pilot for virtually supervised Covid-19 antigen rapid tests

Those who need to take a supervised Covid-19 ART can now do so over video consultation with a private healthcare provider. The results will be sent to users of the service via SMS and e-mail in about four…

Scientific collaboration key to solving global challenges like climate change: DPM Heng

A strong spirit of collaboration will not only see the world through the Covid-19 pandemic, but will also be crucial in solving other global challenges like climate change, said DPM Heng Swee Keat on Mon. Addressing young scientists…

2025 could be tipping point for electric vehicle adoption in S’pore, say motor traders

There has been increased interest in owning EVs from a wide range of customers here, but motor traders say 2025 may be the year when the adoption of battery-powered cars really shifts into high gear. One distributor estimates…

Electric vehicle population in Singapore more than doubled in 2021

Singapore’s EV population more than doubled last year, growing from 1,397 vehicles in end-2020 to 3,713 vehicles in end-2021. Spurred by government incentives, a wider selection of models and the arrival of Tesla, this growth spurt was largely…

Life in S’pore will never go back to the way it was before Covid-19, say experts

Life will never return to exactly the way it was before the pandemic, experts told ST. This view was shared by 28 per cent of respondents in an online survey of 1,000 people, commissioned by ST and conducted…

US alumni use plastic and glass waste to make floating garden of edible plants

Mr Ibnur Rashad had been figuring out how to build a chinampa — also known as a “floating island”, a Mexican farming technique that allows plants to grow in shallow waters — when an encounter with a woman…

Solar energy professional sees great prospects in sunrise sector

Work on an offshore floating solar farm spanning the size of five football fields was under way in the Strait of Johor when the Covid-19 pandemic struck. Mr Shawn Tan, head of engg at Sunseap, was faced with…

How data can fuel Singapore’s net-zero building ambitions

The built environment contributes to 39 per cent of the world’s energy-related carbon emissions worldwide and the sector is coming under increasing pressure to advance its sustainability agenda. But do building managers have the right resources to lower…

SMF calls for government support in sustainability practices

SMF would like Budget 2022 to provide more funding for firms to adopt sustainable practices, among other suggestions in a wish list submitted to MOF. Green solutions and sustainable practices could mean higher business costs, said SMF, citing…

Buying a flat? Check how much direct sunlight it gets with new virtual 3D map of S’pore

Homebuyers can now see how much sun their potential new home will get, as well as surrounding amenities and other features, without having to do a home viewing. Local property search portal Mogul.sg will launch a 3D map…

Over 50 driverless vehicles approved for trials on S’pore’s roads and public paths in last 5 years

More than 40 driverless vehicles have been tested and approved to ply Singapore’s roads since an AV test centre was opened in 2017. According to statistics that ST has seen, these include driverless taxis, shuttles, buses and road…

A future without carparks at home: URA sets out possibilities for a driverless vehicle city

Some 50 years from now, there may no longer be carparks in every building. After a person alights at his destination, his car would travel on its own to an out-of-the-way storage hub, where it can accurately park…

Biggest opportunity for reinvention lies in post-COVID world; crisis is ‘reset button’: Ong Ye Kung

The biggest opportunity for reinvention lies in the post COVID-19 world, with the pandemic akin to a reset button that has forced Singapore to rethink the way it does things, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Thurs.…

Singapore to be ‘more selective’ of data centre investments: Gan Kim Yong

Singapore continues to welcome data centre investments but it intends to be “more selective” of such projects moving forward, said MTI Minister Gan Kim Yong on Tues. “In particular, we seek to anchor data centres that are best…

Powered stair climbers among new methods explored for flats without direct lift access: HDB

New methods to improve accessibility for residents living in flats without direct lift access are being explored by HDB. These include the use of new technology like powered stair climbers to enable wheelchair users to move up and…

Investing in proptech and other innovations for a sustainable future

Benett Theseira’s approach to sustainability in real estate has been shaped, in part, by his early years with the Land Office. There, his team was tasked with the repurposing of old government buildings. One of the projects that…

Pan-United and Shell sign MOU to explore decarbonisation solutions in built environment

Pan-United Corp and Shell Eastern Petroleum have signed a MOU on Jan 12 in a bid to explore decarbonisation solutions in the construction and urban solutions industries. The collaboration is expected to create benefits in terms of decarbonisation…

New high-tech trout farm to boost Singapore’s current annual farmed fish output by about 25%

A high-tech farm cultivating trout is set to begin operating in Neo Tiew next year. The farm will be capable of producing about 1,200 tonnes of rainbow trout annually, boosting Singapore’s supply of locally farmed fish, Blue Aqua…

Filmgarde Cineplexes to shut 2 cinemas in Singapore as part of business transformation plan

Filmgarde Cineplexes said on Tues that it is shutting two of its cinemas, as part of a business transformation plan to cope with “changing trends” in the industry. The home-grown cinema operator said it will cease operations at…

Built environment industry has reason to be optimistic in its outlook

Several developments in the built environment industry have given us some reason to be cautiously optimistic about the outlook in the new year. For one thing, the VTL that was established between Malaysia and Singapore recently has facilitated…

Retail property outlook: Can malls woo digital shoppers with experiences they can’t find online?

Avid shopper Kelly Chiew has not been to a bricks-and-mortar mall in two years. The 28-year-old buys everything online – from everyday consumer goods to big ticket items including S$40,000 worth of renovation items. She is not alone.…

$30 million in rebates given out last year under EV early adoption incentive scheme

About $30 million in rebates were doled out last year to encourage car and taxi owners to switch to EVs, said Transport Minister S. Iswaran on Mon. A total of 1,636 electric cars and taxis registered in 2021…

New initiative to help mom-and-pop shop owners in Boon Lay gain e-commerce skills

Madam Aisha Mohamed Sanif, who owns frozen food store Peti Sejuk in Boon Lay Shopping Centre, noted that elderly people were afraid to leave home to shop during the pandemic. “They prefer to get their children to buy…

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