Thai retail conglomerate invests $200m in ride-hailing firm
This move will help push the country’s Thailand 4.0 agenda by bringing a better, faster form of service to the country’s population of roughly 68.8 million people.
Malaysian start-ups enhancing life through tech – Part I
From creating safer roads via an app to helping Malaysia’s struggling Millenials find better housing conditions, the start-ups of the country are leading the way to a tech-driven era.
HK can use green tech to beat air pollution
Pollution is a public health crisis that requires urgent attention; an expert explains the ways in which Hong Kong can employ technology and science to begin creating a healthier breathing environment for the region’s citizens.
How Hong Kong necessary for China’s hi-tech drive
The collaboration is an example of how Hong Kong can not only help research on the mainland but also serve as a bridge for scientific and technological communities in other countries.
3D online exploration of submarine wreck now possible
A high-resolution digital 3D model has been created of the submarine. The model provides accurate detail of the site and shows what the submarine looks like below sea level. It will also allow the public to visit the site without having to get wet.
The NRF sets up research centres to develop data protection technology
The National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF) has set up two research centres to carry out cutting-edge research to design and develop privacy-preserving technologies and train skilled manpower to build a privacy-aware Smart Nation.
Singapore’s first new-build net-zero energy building launched by NUS
The National University of Singapore (NUS) launched the first new-build net-zero energy building in Singapore yesterday. Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance and Chairman of the National Research Foundation, visited the building and officially launched SDE4. The new SDE4 building is energy efficient and environmentally friendly, with a suite of innovative building strategies to […]