AI engine Athena is a modern-day teacher

TEACH a man how to fish, and you can feed him for a lifetime. Homegrown artificial intelligence (AI) company Xjera Labs aims to do just that, with the aid of neural networks and deep learning algorithms.

Subscription packages a win-win for consumers and businesses

FOR final-year Nanyang Technological University student Marissa Tan, opting for a Burpple Beyond membership has taken the hassle of finding lunch off her plate.


A digital platform for patients' healthcare needs

A HEALTHCARE professional's job doesn't end with the patient leaving the hospital with the advent of digital healthcare platform Jaga-Me.

Cleaning robots to be available island-wide by March 2020

MADE-in-Singapore robots that clean up public spaces - and sing and rap while at it - will be available island-wide by March next year.

Raffles Arcade re-opens after two-year renovation

THE iconic Raffles Arcade - part of Raffles Hotel Singapore along Beach Road - re-opened on Thursday after a two-year long renovation.

Honouring women leaders in society

TWELVE women entrepreneurs were honoured at the Women Entrepreneur Awards (WEA) on July 9. The highest honour - the Supernova Award - went to Chew Gek Khim, executive chairman of both Tecity Group and the real estate and resources-based Straits Trading Company.

Singapore, Armenia sign pacts to strengthen economic, bilateral ties

SINGAPORE and Armenia sealed four memoranda of understanding (MOUs) and one agreement on Monday, building on their friendly relations and common interests.

Sisters are hacking it for themselves

NETWORKING events that are organised exclusively for women in Singapore's technology industry are on the rise, dispelling the prevailing view that women are unempowered in this male-dominated industry.

Second Raffles hotel to open in 2022 on Sentosa Island

MORE than a century after Raffles Hotel welcomed its first guests in Singapore, a second Raffles hotel is slated to open here in 2022 on Sentosa Island.

Silver lining for tech and health graduates amid economic gloom

AMID the gloomy economic outlook and a tight labour market, the tech and healthcare industries are poised to remain buoyant with plenty of job opportunities, according to various recruitment firms.

Fewer cases of common cyber threats detected in Singapore in 2018

COMMON cyber threats detected in Singapore saw a decrease last year, although cyber crime cases remain on the rise. These findings were released by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) on Tuesday morning as part of their Singapore Cyber Landscape 2018 publication.

New award to recognise corporations, individuals in social enterprise

A NEW award has been introduced to recognise corporations and individuals who have contributed significantly to the social enterprise sector in Singapore.

Panel discusses the building of smarter, more sustainable cities

CITIES need to build inter-agency partnerships and lose the silo mentality that gets in the way of their becoming smart cities, a group of panellists said at a forum on Tuesday.

Drew & Napier adding lawyers Siraj Omar, Christopher Chong

DREW & Napier is adding two leading lawyers to its team amid a number of movements in the legal profession.

Over 100 hotels to launch job redesign with government aid

MORE than 100 hotels pledged on Friday to embark on job redesign in the year ahead.

BreadTalk, Song Fa take pork rib soup to Taiwan

MAINBOARD-LISTED food and beverage group BreadTalk Group is teaming up with Song Fa Holdings to expand into Taiwan.

DBS launches hackathon to find solutions for effortless banking

DBS launched a global hackathon on Tuesday, which is geared towards finding teams with creative concepts to make banking effortless for digitally-savvy customers.

Mandai eco-resort will feature tree houses

SINGAPORE-BASED architectural firm WOW Architects will spearhead the design of Mandai Park Holdings' (MPH) much feted eco-resort, which will open its doors in 2023.

Money FM symposium to discuss challenges to jobs

MONEY FM 89.3 will be organising a symposium on June 1, to discuss the pressing issues faced by the manpower sector in Singapore.

DBS partners LittleLives to digitise payments

DBS has partnered Singapore-based edutech firm LittleLives to digitalise payments for one in three Singapore pre-schools.

SC Capital Partners buys Canberra office complex for A$62m

SINGAPORE-BASED SC Capital Partners has agreed to buy Finlay Crisp Centre, located in Canberra's central business district in Australia, for A$62 million (S$58.74 million).