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Huawei opens new AI lab in Singapore to train 1,000 AI developers

Chinese tech giant Huawei has opened a new artificial intelligence (AI) lab here promising to train up to 100 AI architects and 1,000 AI developers over the next three years. At the launch of the lab at Changi Business Park on Friday (Nov 22), Huawei International chief executive Nicholas Ma said the firm hopes to […]

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Diners scolded by Bedok drink stall assistant for not ordering from him, NEA looking into alleged touting

The National Environment Agency (NEA) is looking into alleged touting at Kaki Bukit 511 Market And Food Centre following feedback that patrons were supposedly harassed and scolded by drink stall assistants there. Stomp contributor Petrina said she had brought friends from overseas to visit the hawker centre, located along Bedok North Street 3, a few […]

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Fluffy & Famous is a weekly video series where we interview “infurrencers”, a term we coin for famous fur kids who aren’t like your regular influencers on Instagram. This week, Ugs the bunny hops her way into our hearts with her floppy ears, feisty personality and adorable antics. Infurrencer’s Profile Name: Ugs Instagram handle: @ugsthebunny […]

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Owner of salon behind $4,799 package defends incident, customer’s daughter explains Facebook post

One man thought he was getting a $2 discount on a $5 haircut. He ended up spending $4,799 on a hair treatment package. Fiona Han, 32, took to Facebook on Wednesday (Nov 20) to accuse New Gen Studio, a hair salon located at Block 101 on Yishun Avenue 5, of coercing her father into purchasing […]

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15-year-old boy arrested after selling drugs to 14-year-old girl; CNB blitz nabs 70 suspects in total

SINGAPORE – A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after selling the drug Ice to a 14-year-old girl. The boy, who is suspected of drug trafficking, was among 70 suspects arrested for alleged drug offences during a four-day islandwide operation by the Central Narcotics Bureau. The operation began on Monday (Nov 18), the agency said on Friday. The girl who bought […]

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Bangladeshi worker dies after being caught between barricades and rotating crane at Sengkang worksite

SINGAPORE – A 37-year-old Bangladeshi worker died in an accident at a construction site in Sengkang on Friday morning (Nov 22), the second reported fatal accident at the site this year. He was caught between metal barricades and the counterweight of a crawler crane when the crane rotated, said a spokesman for the Ministry of Manpower […]

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A chat with tech entrepreneur Kiyan Foroughi

In the age of cryptocurrency, automation, and artificial intelligence (Hello, Funan), tech is king. But entrepreneur Kiyan Foroughi isn’t interested jumping on a trend bandwagon: he’s spent over 15 years acquiring and retaining talent in various growth roles, and now co-founds Singapore-based Electric8, a digital consultancy comprised of product, growth and data specialists. Business ventures […]

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Jurong-Clementi Town Council responds to reports of hose reel cabinets filled with household items

SINGAPORE – The Jurong-Clementi Town Council responded on Saturday (Nov 23) to reports of residents storing household items such as ladders and electric fans in hose reel cabinets at three Housing Board blocks. The council said it has removed all the items in the cabinets and told residents that these spaces cannot be used for […]

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