Saving lives with technology

THE inaugural Disaster Tech Innovation Competition attracted 60 participants globally, and five finalists were selected to present at a Live Pitch Event in Singapore.

Shooting beyond wedding photos

WHEN Annabel Law first started out as a wedding photographer, she would always be mistaken by her client's relatives as the bride's friend.

Harnessing technology as a force for good

A SOCIAL networking platform where the special needs community can connect, exchange views and find employment - that was the winning idea at the inaugural Ideas Hackathon organised by software company VMware together with the Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN).

MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Jewellery designing with a heart

THERE are certain attributes and misconceptions about people with autism that make it harder for them to gain employment.

Wiselink focuses on the future

DATA analytics are key to Wiselink Technology's new developments in productivity.

Marrying function and fashion

COMPARED to other similar companies in the same market, Faire Leather Co prides itself on going the extra mile for its customers.

TAKING HEART

More women needed for STEM jobs

HAN WEN, a 32-year-old science graduate, did not pursue a career in her field of study.

Companies cheer for corporate race return

AFTER taking a hiatus last year, the OCBC Cycle Speedway Corporate Championship is making a return to Singapore's largest annual cycling event by popular demand....

TAKING HEART

Help is at hand for the elderly infirm

THERE were almost 14 working adults supporting one elderly Singaporean in the 1970s. Fast forward almost five decades later, and the ratio has dwindled to about five people supporting an elderly person as the resident population has grown older with more elderly and fewer younger people.

COMPANY OF GOOD

Helping social organisations create impact

CAROUSELL is an app that occupies a spot in almost everyone's mobile phone today and was conceived to provide a solution for the lack of consumer-to-consumer platforms at the time it was launched.

OCBC Cycle launches new corporate category with BT

IN partnership with The Business Times, OCBC Cycle announced a new corporate race category, The Business Times Corporate Rally at its event launch yesterday at orchardgateway.

TAKING HEART

Seniors enjoy a festive afternoon of fun and games

TSMP Law Corporation (TSMP) spread the festive cheer by holding a Christmas party for around 200 residents at St Theresa's Home on Dec 17....

Making cleaning robots a reality

MAKING a robot in under seven months is no easy feat, but husband and wife team Dylan Ng and Michelle Seow, together with assistant professor Mohan Rajesh Elara, did just that.

TAKING HEART

PayPal pays back - with technology

A CHILD sexual-abuse prevention programme run by Singapore Children's Society now has a new tool to help children learn about how to protect themselves from sexual abuse....

Passion is key for this retail player

SOME businesses find success in branching out into different sectors, but Mthai (S) found a favourable outcome by keeping its focus on one area of interest: retail.

SPH offers digital TV promotion

FOR those who have yet to switch to digital television, fret not - an exciting deal is coming your way to sweeten the switch.

The Smart City way to securing Singapore and its borders

WITH advancing technology and the ubiquitous Internet, it is easy for any organisation to be susceptible to hackers and terrorist attacks.

Seamless transactions with digital identity

MANY of our daily transactions are now done online as Singapore moves to become more digitalised.

Ball's in our court

"There is no question that the WTA Finals and its product and its brand of an event is at a significantly higher level than it was five years ago," added Mr Simon. "I think you can see that through this year we will have record attendance again. I believe it will exceed last year...

Dream sculpture by local artist unveiled at Sports Hub

A SYMBOLIC art piece commemorating the achievements of women in sport and entertainment was unveiled at Singapore Sports Hub on Wednesday, as the Republic marks the fifth and final edition of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global tournament this week.