NJRC

National Junior Robotics Competition 2014 crowned outstanding techno-preneurs

2014.09.15 The 16th National Junior Robotics Competition ended on a high note on Friday, as talented young techno-preneurs were crowned for outstanding robotics and scientific knowledge, problem-solving, entrepreneurial and creative thinking and team spirit. The National Junior Robotics Competition (NJRC) is an exciting and unique event organised annually by Science Centre Singapore and Agency for Science Technology…

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SCSA

Singapore’s longest-standing toy-making competition for primary school students sees record 5,070 toy entries

2014.07.25 The 17th Sony Creative Science Award (SCSA) ended on a high note today with a record 5,070 entries from 6,000 primary school students, who challenged themselves to use scientific concepts and create innovative toys. This represents a 19% increase from 2013’s entries. Behind some of these toys are innovative and inquisitive young minds like the…

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Violence against women

Ending violence against women, one man at a time

2014.07.23 The most widespread epidemic in the developing world isn’t HIV or malaria, it’s violence against women. In India, there are 230 million young men under 18 years old, and of these men, an estimated 116 million of them will grow up to be abusive to women, a number that is almost three times the…

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Values and morals, past and present

2014.07.21 America’s growing obsession with the media has led to a decline in morals and values over the past fifty years. As the popularity of television grew in the 1950s, so did America’s obsession with celebrities and the latest technological advances. Nowadays, society is completely consumed by technology every minute of the day. Americans are…

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Registration opens for the Singapore International Energy Week 2014

2014.07.17 Ana Shell Media Press is pleased to be a media partner of Energy Market Authority and support the 7th Singapore International Energy Week. Registration for the 7th  Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2014 opens today. Organised by the Energy Market Authority (EMA) since 2008, SIEW has developed over the years into a leading forum for discussing…

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Living together before marriage harms women

2014.07.17 [Nowadays] young American women face a new and unexpected form of oppression by men. It’s not in the arenas we’re accustomed to: the workplace — where young women in major American cities now routinely make more money than young men do — or education, where women earn close to a whopping 60 percent of…

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A green new deal for the economy

2014.07.17 A new report released by the World Bank has said something that many of us have been arguing for a long time – that dealing seriously with climate change will not damage the economy, as many sceptics claim, but will instead actually boost it. The Bank found that climate change mitigation and adaptation measures…

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