Stephen Netto

Doctors Without Borders and WeWork hold 2nd Missing Maps Mapathon in Singapore

For the second time, international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and WeWork team up for a public, large-scale Mapathon as a way for people from all walks of life to directly contribute to humanitarian efforts by digitally mapping some of the world’s most vulnerable places. Dubbed as the “Doctors Without Borders and WeWork Missing Maps Mapathon”, the event …

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Fundraising dinner to support TOC in upcoming General Election coverage

We are embarking on a fundraising initiative in hope to build our warchest, which will go towards the expenses involved in our coverage of the upcoming General Election – most likely to be held in a few months’ time. Meanwhile, the excess will go towards supporting our mission for independent news coverage in Singapore, as we continue to provide readers …

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34% e-commerce consumers in Southeast Asia are unhappy with delivery experience

Despite being the fastest growing e-commerce region with over 62% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) growth over the last 3 years, delivery continues to be a challenge in Southeast Asia, a new survey by Parcel Perform and iPrice Group reveals. The survey was conducted with 80,000 e-commerce consumers across Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia by Parcel Perform, the leading …

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Visa unveils Future of Security Roadmap to strengthen payment security in Singapore

Today, millions of devices are reshaping how payments are made and accepted, and Singapore is at the forefront of this change. On 20 June, Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, announced its ‘Future of Security Roadmap’ for Singapore, outlining a robust approach for strengthening payments security in the country over the next three years. The roadmap focuses on a …

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DBS Foundation Social Enterprise Grant 2019 opens for submissions

DBS Foundation, the first foundation in Singapore dedicated to championing social entrepreneurship, has launched its 2019 cycle of the DBS Foundation Social Enterprise (SE) Grant. Applications submitted by 31 July 2019 will be evaluated in this cycle (August to September 2019), and successful applicants can expect to receive between SGD 50,000 and SGD 250,000 grants in November 2019. Social entrepreneurs …

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WILD RICE cancels two mainstage shows for Housewarming Season

Due to unavoidable delays in the construction of the new performing arts complex at Funan, WILD RICE has regretfully announced the cancellation of ‘An Actress Prepares’ and ‘Faghag’, the two mainstage shows of its Housewarming Season. Meanwhile, the Young & Wild showcase ‘Anything Can Happen/Something Must Happen’ will be relocated to Aliwal Arts Centre, and ‘Supervision’ will carry on as …

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