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The Global Drain: Why China’s Water Pollution Crisis Should Matter to the Rest of the World

Last year, Chinese and international media reported that more than 80% of shallow groundwater wells in areas of northern China were polluted. This followed a previous national survey in 2013, which estimated that more than half of the nation’s groundwater aquifers were contaminated. Groundwater …

Millions of SE Asian jobs may be lost to automation in next two decades: ILO | Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - More than half of workers in five Southeast Asian countries are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation in the next two decades, an International Labour Organization study found, with those in the garments industry particularly vulnerable.<p>Humanoid robots work side by …

Goodbye, Linear Factory Model of Schooling: Why Learning is Irregular

Opinion | Community<p>Goodbye, Linear Factory Model of Schooling: Why Learning is Irregular<p>By Dwight Carter     Jul 6, 2016<p>Shutterstock / …

Education Technology

China’s Economy Will Be More Competitive Than India’s For Many Years

Despite the attention many Fortune 500 CEOs have paid to India since the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014, China’s growth will …

Portugal Just Ran For 4 Straight Days Entirely on Renewable Energy

Awesome!<p>As renewable energy matures into an ever more popular and cost-effective source of electricity, we're getting used to seeing some historic …

Drones could replace $127 billion worth of human labor

A new report from PwC finds that drones could replace $127 billion worth of human labor and services across several industries.<p>Infrastructure and agriculture make up the largest chunks of the potential value — some $77.6 billion between them — including services like completing the last mile of …

Stanford built a robot mermaid to perform the dangerous jobs of deep-sea exploration

While we worry about a future where robots have taken all of our jobs, there are some we would gladly get rid of. Humans have to operate in so many dangerous situations—oil rigs, nuclear power plants, under water, fighting fires, to name a few—that a team of roboticists and computer scientists at …

Police used a controversial surveillance device to hunt for someone who stole 15 chicken wings and 3 sub sandwiches

A Stingray works by mimicking a cellphone tower. Authorities drive around with the device sending out signals, and all mobile devices in the vicinity are forced to connect to it. This means the police could have access to phone calls, text messages, and other private data.<p>The device is …

By the year 2040, embryo selection could replace sex as the way most of us make babies

Human reproduction is about to undergo a radical shift. Embryo selection, in connection with in-vitro fertilization (IVF), will help our species eliminate many genetic diseases, extend healthy lifespans, and enhance people’s overall well-being. Within 20 years, I predict that it will supplant sex …

China Has Launched the Robocops You Have Been Waiting For

China has unveiled a robotic crime fighter known as the AnBot. Developed by the National Defense University, this 1.49-m, 78-kg droid patrols at a …

Consumers are key to seafood sustainability: WWF Singapore

SINGAPORE: Imagine telling your children stories of marine life that once roamed the seas and of your favourite seafood, which no longer exists. This …

Channel NewsAsia

close breaking news<p>Singapore<p>Meeting with Mahathir ‘warm, fruitful': PM Lee<p>No substantive bilateral issues, including the KL-Singapore High Speed Rail …

Channel NewsAsia

close breaking news<p>Singapore<p>Meeting with Mahathir ‘warm, fruitful': PM Lee<p>No substantive bilateral issues, including the KL-Singapore High Speed Rail …

Channel NewsAsia

close breaking news<p>Singapore<p>Meeting with Mahathir ‘warm, fruitful': PM Lee<p>No substantive bilateral issues, including the KL-Singapore High Speed Rail …

Singapore, Hong Kong Ranked Top Five Cities In The World By Young Adults For Economic Prospects

Singapore was ranked by young adults as the fourth-best city for economic prospects out of 35 global cities, after Toronto, New York and Chicago, according to a research report by the Economist Intelligence Unit.<p>“Singapore does well particularly in education for entrepreneurship and early childhood …

Wages in Singapore are competitive, survey shows

Wages for workers in Singapore are generally competitive compared with similar global cities, a survey has shown. The workers are generally paid more …