May 4, 2019

After Land Reclamation, What’s Next?

Singapore is a land scarce country with a land area of just 714 square kilometres, accommodating approximately 5.54 million inhabitants as of mid-2015. The city-state is the world’s third most densely populated country after Macau and Monaco, with a population density of 7,697 people per sq km. Since 1980, Singapore’s land size has expanded by

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Expanding CHARLES & KEITH’s Global Footprint

Mr Charles Wong, the Chief Executive Officer of CHARLES & KEITH Group of Companies, was able to build a humble shoe store into an international brand without borrowing from banks or investors. But how did he accomplish this feat? In a two-hour session at NTUitive on June 24, Mr Wong recounted his entrepreneurial journey, which


Singapore Is Heading to Space 

But it’s not what you think. It happened when I was watching this year’s new National Day music video. As the six-piece 53A band strummed away, singing “Tomorrow’s here today”, icons of nostalgia like a plastic stool, formica tables, trishaws and our now-celebrated dragon playground were paraded with pride across the screen. But remembering how

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Can Vertical Farms Feed Singapore?

On July 8, a vertical farm was officially opened at the Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) Centre for Adults by Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan Jin. Situated in Kembangan-Chai Chee Community Hub, the vertical farm is geared towards teaching farming skills to individuals with mild intellectual disabilities. Vertical farming, or

A Driverless Future

A Driverless Future in Singapore?

The tiny and compact city of Singapore is home to 5.54 million inhabitants, both citizens and foreigners. This figure is expected to rise by a third to 6.9 million over the next two decades, according to the 2013 White Paper on population. Our public transport services have been exhausted by the influx of commuters. Every

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