Kotaku article investigating #Razer's unfriendly (maybe understating it) environment, with anecdotes about their CEO's abusive behaviour... Not helping the "sociopathic CEO" stereotype there.
"A survey done by digital wealth manager Syfe, which developed an index to measure retirement readiness at four levels, found that the majority of Singaporeans are at either the highest level of retirement readiness or at the lowest."
Singapore's Cross Island Line to run under the Central Catchment Nature Reserve, instead of around it, the preferred route of nature groups concerned over possible disturbance to wildlife in the reserve.
"SINGAPORE - The war on dengue has received a boost with the opening of a new facility in Ang Mo Kio that can breed millions of mosquitoes a week to prevent urban female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes from producing offspring.
The new facility will allow the National Environment Agency (NEA) to scale up Project Wolbachia by producing up to five million mosquitoes a week."
A map from the 1600s on South-East Asia that contains one of the first references to a local term for westerners: 'Ang Moh'.
"[T]he Selden Map [...] was rediscovered in 2008 by a scholar after it had been forgotten and buried in the archives for centuries. It is the only Ming Dynasty map of this size and scale that covers South-east Asia."
... A new under-21 league will also kick off in 2020. It will help players bridge the gap between the youth teams (under-15 and under-17) and the senior level, said FAS."
Definitely a sampling bias here, but a kinda useful insight into some of the ideas permeating some of the local youth
With the first of four buses hitting the road on Dec 1, the company said they will be the first "fully predictive anti-collision" buses in #Singapore."
"In a press release published today (Nov 25), #NUS announced that its researchers have created a new metallic material that’s specifically made for flexible soft robots — a durable, fire-resistant material that’s half as light as paper while maintaining the same flexibility to stretch and fold."
"The National Environmental Agency... has awarded a tender to three companies to conduct field trials in the use of treated incineration bottom ash as road base or sub-base material.
The trial will be conducted along a stretch of Tanah Merah Coast Road from mid-2020."
"The public will be able to use facilities like food and beverage outlets, a childcare centre and fitness area at the upcoming NS Hub in Bukit Gombak.
The NS Hub is expected to be ready in 2023 and occupy an area the size of nine football fields. It will be located opposite Cashew MRT Station near the current Mindef headquarters."
"A community blueprint to end the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus ( #HIV ) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome ( #AIDS ) by 2030 was revealed on Saturday (Nov 23), by non-governmental organisation Action for AIDS #Singapore (Afa Singapore).
The blueprint hopes to “end the HIV epidemic by 2030” and was drafted by 60 individuals from various organisations, including activists, medical professionals and academics."
Spotlight on some of #Singapore's skateboarders representing the country at the SEA Games this December 2019, hoping to spur interest in the #sport of #skateboarding
"The Liang Court site at Clarke Quay is set to be turned into an integrated development with two residential towers consisting of 700 units.
... With a total gross floor area of 100,263 sq m, the proposed development, which is subject to approval from authorities, will also include a commercial component, a hotel and a serviced residence, the release said.
The redeveloped site will be directly linked to the Fort Canning MRT, it added."
me mucking about on the web as a #Singapore 🇸🇬 local
(will come up with some new profile pic later)
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