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CapitaLand to deploy disinfection technology in malls

CAPITALAND will deploy tech solutions such as disinfecting robots and air disinfection systems at its malls to enhance its cleaning and disinfecting routines ahead of Singapore's Phase One...

CapitaLand to deploy disinfection technology in malls

CAPITALAND will deploy tech solutions such as disinfecting robots and air disinfection systems at its malls to enhance its cleaning and disinfecting routines ahead of Singapore's phase one...

Notes on leadership in these Covid-19 times

HE HAD barely taken over the reins as Prudential's chief executive when Singapore heightened its alert level for the Covid-19 outbreak. Anticipating safe-distancing measures to be further...

Resumption of business activities from June 2

Singapore exits the eight-week Circuit Breaker period when it ends on June 1, with the country resuming activities safely in three phases.

ComfortDelGro to halve taxi rents for June

COMFORTDELGRO Taxi will halve taxi rents for June as Singapore starts Phase One of its reopening plan.

Most businesses could reopen before end-June if Covid-19 cases stay low

IF NEW Covid-19 cases continue to stay low, retail shops, consumer services, and venues such as sports facilities, stadiums, and swimming pools could reopen before the end of June, along with the...

How Covid-19 is inspiring the hospitality sector to raise the bar

THE world certainly feels odd right now. Everyone's plans are no longer existent, from weddings to staycations to overseas holidays. Even though we can go get our haircuts and slowly return to our...

Sharing of rent liabilities will hit office, industrial Reits more

THE government's mandate for landlords to help small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) tenants out with rentals is a "slight negative" for retail Reits, most analysts say. This is because most...

Returning to work after Covid-19 will require a full reboot

WHILE it may be an oversimplification, Covid-19 has presented businesses with the rare opportunity to begin driving economic value and employee value at the same time. Given that intellectual...

Technology's role in Covid-19 battle

LAI Wai Hang, a 19-year-old student from ITE East, is learning about AI and blockchain during the circuit breaker period from the comfort of his home.

For banking to go digital, the first steps need to begin with empathy

IT SEEMS like a natural course correction with the virus outbreak. As banks have to limit physical interactions with customers, more transactions are moving online.