Why Singapore can be a Smart Nation?

Have you ever waited for what feels like hours for a taxi? Or spent a lot of time worrying about elderly relatives who live alone? Or budgeted for your household utilities with little more than an educated guess? These may seem like unrelated issues, but they are just some of the common problems that people…

Thoughts from Taipei: A recycle city

Taiwan is constantly lauded as a solar powerhouse and a genius in recycling, but its innovation in green solutions and technologies still flies under the radar, as Hannah Koh finds out on a recent trip to Taipei. “Huan ying guang lin,” chimed all the store assistants in high-pitched, ringing Mandarin as I stepped into the convenience…

Singapore’s Semakau Landfill Gets A Boost

SINGAPORE — The Republic’s landfill capacity received an additional boost of 16.7 million cubic metres — equivalent of nearly 6,700 Olympic-size swimming pools — with the completion of the Phase II development of Semakau Landfill. Phase II was first conceptualised by NEA in 2010 when Singapore’s landfill at Semakau island was estimated to be filled by…