Stephen Netto

NSL OilChem Waste Management opens S$40m industrial wastewater treatment plant

On Thursday (25 July), NSL OilChem Waste Management Pte Ltd officially launched the opening of a brand new industrial wastewater treatment plant in Tuas, designed to treat a wide spectrum of industrial wastewater from industries such as petrochemicals, pharmaceutical, and automotive. This S$40 million treatment plant is the company’s second treatment plant, and not only does it have a capacity …

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Huawei apologises for ending S$54 promotion early after phones are sold out

On Wednesday (24 July), Huawei announced that it will be selling its popular casual smartphone series, the Huawei Y6 Pro 2019, at a discounted price of S$54 (retail price at $198) to commemorate the Singapore’s 54th birthday. The exclusive promotion is only applicable to Singapore citizens and permanent residents aged 50 and above, and is valid from 26th to 28th …

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Survey: 45% of local organisations believe their networks are vulnerable to cyber attacks

According to a new global survey by CyberArk, 45% of local organisations believe their networks can be easily infiltrated by cyber attacks due to lack of awareness or limited cybersecurity protocol towards privileged access security. The CyberArk Global Advanced Threat Landscape 2019 Report showed that a general lack of awareness regarding the existence of privileged credentials – primarily across Internet of …

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Huawei celebrates 54th National Day with S$54 smartphone deal this weekend

To commemorate the nation’s 54th birthday, Huawei Consumer Business Group, Singapore, will be offering its popular casual smartphone series, the Huawei Y6 Pro 2019, at a discounted price of S$54 (original RRP of $198). This exclusive promotion is active for just three days, from 26th to 28th July 2019. Besides that, according to the Chinese tech giant, this offer – …

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Nonsensical sign for playground emerges online again?

Imagine walking into a restaurant to have a meal and you stumble upon a sign that says ‘STRICTLY NO EATING OR DRINKING IN RESTAURANT’. Similarly, picture a sign by the swimming pool that goes ‘STRICTLY NO SWIMMING’ or even a sign in the casino that warns ‘STRICTLY NO GAMBLING’. No doubt these comically ironic signs sprout disbelief to any who …

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UnionBank is the first bank to use blockchain-based remittance from Singapore to Philippines

Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) recently became the first Philippine bank to successfully pilot blockchain-based remittance from Singapore to the Philippines.   This was done in partnership with OCBC Bank in Singapore, using the Adhara liquidity management and international payments platform.   Amid a continued push for financial inclusion for all Filipinos as aligned with the Philippine government’s mandate, …

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Great Eastern partners Doctor Anywhere to launch tech-enabled integrated health services to bolster healthcare coverage

Insurer Great Eastern (GE) and Singapore-based healthtech startup Doctor Anywhere have partnered launch a spectrum of integrated health and wellness tech services to provide greater convenience for GE’s customers. Both companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) last Friday (19 July) which will see the duo leveraging on platform, content and product resources, as well as tech and industry expertise to …

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Scoot to operate from Terminal 1 at Changi Airport from 22 October

Low-cost carrier Scoot will be operating from Changi Airport’s Terminal 1 instead of Terminal 2 starting from 22 October this year. The move seeks to facilitate the airline’s growth in the coming years, said Scoot in a joint press release with Changi Airport Group on Thursday (18 July). “Since April 2019, Scoot has launched eight new destinations in China, India, …

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