2019

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The US Leads All Nations in Waste Produced

The US has found itself on the top of the list on global waste producers. The whole world produces over two billion tonnes of municipal solid waste every year, which is enough to fill over 800,000 Olympic sized swimming pools. The US produces three times the global average of waste, which includes plastic and food, … Continue reading The US Leads All Nations in Waste Produced

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Chaos Ensues Amidst Mumbai Rains

India’s capital was met with incessant rains since the end of June. On June 2nd, it faced its second highest single-day rainfall in July in 45 years. Authorities declared a public holiday on Tuesday to prioritize the safety of the people. However, the rains have since caused the deaths of 30 individuals, 22 of which … Continue reading Chaos Ensues Amidst Mumbai Rains

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Changi Airport: Drones disrupt flights in Singapore

According to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAAS) announced that 18 flights had been delayed and seven diverted due to drones and bad weather. This is not the first time this has occurred as last week, one Changi Airport runway was suspended with dozens of flights being delayed after drone sightings. Airports around the world are … Continue reading Changi Airport: Drones disrupt flights in Singapore

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Billionaire Li Ka-Shing pledges to pay $14M worth of tuition fees for Chinese students

Li Ka-Shing, Hong Kong’s richest man, pledged 100m Chinese yuan per year to fund the tuition fees for the incoming class of 2019 at Shantou University, located in the Guangdong province of China. This will be done through his charitable foundation called the Li Ka-Shing Foundation. The 90-year old Li is worth $30.4bn according to … Continue reading Billionaire Li Ka-Shing pledges to pay $14M worth of tuition fees for Chinese students

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Almost 1 in 3 Singaporeans encountered scams when booking holiday trips

For those in Singapore looking to indulge themselves in an adventure to a new country, please be aware of new findings regarding scams and fake offers. McAfee, a computer security software company, conducted a survey with 500 Singaporeans, in which they found out that almost one in three (29%) have been victims to or came … Continue reading Almost 1 in 3 Singaporeans encountered scams when booking holiday trips

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Jeff Bezos shares his best advice for anyone starting a business

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos delivered a message for budding entrepreneurs at Amazon’s re:Mars conference on June 6th in Las Vegas. The message? Be ready to take big risks and fail. “Take risks. You have to be willing to take risks. If you have a business idea with no risk, it’s probably already being … Continue reading Jeff Bezos shares his best advice for anyone starting a business

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Taiwanese Technology Firms are Reviving Smart Glasses

Last month, Taipei hosted a tech show in which they displays various upcoming technologies to be released. One device in particular, created by Jorjin Technologies, was showcased by displaying a simulation of a surgery through two lenses. Jorjin Technologies’ smart glasses caught the attention of many at Computex Taipei. Jorjin, along with 16 other companies … Continue reading Taiwanese Technology Firms are Reviving Smart Glasses

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Ministry of Manpower survey finds about 90% of foreign workers say they are satisfied with working in Singapore

  Singapore continues to be a growing hub of diversity, with people coming in and out from all over the world. Singapore is home to about 1,386,000 foreign workers, relying on them to perform key roles in the maintenance and development of various sectors. These foreign workers find Singapore to be their preferred destination. Close … Continue reading Ministry of Manpower survey finds about 90% of foreign workers say they are satisfied with working in Singapore

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Robert Downey Jr. Reveals New Robotics Environmental Project at Amazon’s AI Conference

The Footprint Coalition is the new project announced by actor Robert Downey Jr. as a plan to clean up the planet using advanced technology. The project was announced at Amazon’s re:MARS conference in Las Vegas on June 4th. “Between robotics and nanotechnology we could probably clean up the planet significantly, if not entirely, within a … Continue reading Robert Downey Jr. Reveals New Robotics Environmental Project at Amazon’s AI Conference

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Amazon’s New Delivery Drones Nearing its Implementation

Amazon’s latest innovation debut was its new, fully electric package delivery drone which Amazon stated they will start to use for shipping packages to consumers “in a matter of months.” This was announced by Amazon executive Jeff Wilke at the re:MARS conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday. The drones would be able to fly up … Continue reading Amazon’s New Delivery Drones Nearing its Implementation