A Letter from Singapore

A Letter from Singapore

International Partners to Join Forces to Tackle Global Grand Corruption
International Partners to Join Forces to Tackle Global Grand Corruption

A multinational centre comprising law enforcement agencies from Singapore, the UK, the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand was launched earlier this month in the first global partnership against grand corruption. The International Anti-Corruption Coordination Centre (IACCC) brings together specialist law enforcement officers from multiple jurisdictions into a single location to tackle allegations of grand corruption.


Welsh Firms Eye Up Singapore Opportunities
Welsh firms eye up Singapore opportunities

Fifteen Welsh businesses from a range of sectors are participating in a trade mission to Singapore as they look to expand overseas. Businesses from sectors including the creative industries, life sciences, advanced manufacturing, ICT and food and drink, are among those who went to Singapore earlier this month as part of a Welsh Government-led trade mission.


Singapore Ranks First in UN Survey on Cyber Security Strategy
Singapore Ranks First in UN Survey on Cybersecurity Strategy
Earlier this month, the United Nations International Telecommunication Union (ITU) released its Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI), a survey which measures the commitment of Member States to cybersecurity. Singapore achieved pole position, marking an improvement of 5 spots from the 2014 edition of the GCI.

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Singaporean Made Honorary MBE for Community Work in Wales
Singaporean Made Honorary MBE for Community Work in Wales
Singaporean Shereen Williams moved to the United Kingdom back in 2005, looking for a job in accounting. But after more than a decade, Shereen has been made an honorary Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her community service in Wales and for her work tackling hate crime, violent extremism and inequality.

NUS creates beer with probiotic twist
Student in Singapore Brews Probiotic Beer

Researcher Ms Alcine Chan and Associate Professor Liu Shao Quan at the National University of Singapore’s Food Science and Technology Programme have perfected a brew of beer containing a probiotic strain that can neutralise toxins and viruses, as well as regulate the immune system. Every 100ml of the new beer contains one billion probiotics – the intake of probiotics per serving recommended by the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics.

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