TAKING HEART

The war on diabetes goes digital

DIABETES is one of the fastest growing health challenges of the 21st century. In Singapore, the prevalence of diabetes in adults aged 18 and above has nearly doubled in just 15 years - from 7 per cent in 2004 to 13.7 per cent today (about 606,000 people).

SBF takes on inequality with sustainable employment

GIG platforms for high-skilled professionals could soon be a reality in light of a report released by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF).

Sembcorp app makes it 'ezi' to recycle correctly

SEMBCORP Industries (Sembcorp) announced the launch of ezi, a mobile application that provides a more convenient way of recycling in Singapore.

Special Christmas trees set aglow at Marina Bay to raise funds

A HOST of Christmas trees on the Marina Bay waterfront promenade were lit up on Friday in a ceremony graced by President Halimah Yacob.

STARTUPS

Temasek Foundation partners US-based startup for outdoor cooling solution

SINGAPOREANS' days of avoiding outdoor dining for fear of sweating into one's meal might soon be over. US-based startup Phononic on Friday introduced a solid-state bladeless fan in partnership with Temasek Foundation on a project called OACIS (Outdoor Active Cooling in Singapore).

SFF X SWITCH

DBS and OCBC tie up with tech giant Google

DBS and OCBC Bank are tying up with tech giant Google.

OCBC, DBS PayLah! to integrate with Google Pay by early 2020

DBS and OCBC Bank are tying up with tech giant Google, with both Singapore banks due to launch Google Pay services with PayLah! and PayNow by early 2020. 

Indonesian artist wins UOB SE Asian Painting of the Year

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) has conferred the 2019 UOB Southeast Asian Painting of the Year award on Indonesian artist Anagard for his work of art titled Welcome Perdamaian, Goodbye Kedengkian (Welcome Peace, Goodbye Hostility).