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  • #India is one of the top 5 #military spenders in the world

    India is one of the top 5 military spenders in the

    weforum.org 18 May '18, 8am

    India has joined the United States and China as one of the world’s five biggest military spenders this year, as the balance of military spending shifts further towards Asia. India’s defence spending rose by 5.5% to $63.9 billion in 2017, as the South Asian country leapfrogged France i...

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  • A 19-hour flight from Singapore to New York is set to become the longest in the world

    A 19-hour flight from Singapore to New York is set to become the longest in the

    weforum.org 09 May '18, 3pm

    Singapore Airlines is set to launch the world's longest flight — and it will be in the air for 19 hours. Airbus is due to unveil its new A350-900 Ultra Long-Range (ULR) jet later this year, and Singapore will reportedly be the first airline to receive the plane , which had its first t...

  • Singapore airport could use facial recognition to find late passengers

    weforum.org 08 May '18, 11am

    Ever been delayed on a flight because of straggling fellow passengers? That might be an annoyance of the past at Singapore’s Changi airport which is testing facial recognition systems that could, in future, help locate lost travelers or those spending a little too much time in the dut...

  • Is Singapore heading for a 'car-lite' future?

    Is Singapore heading for a 'car-lite' future?

    weforum.org 02 May '18, 11am

    Singapore is already ahead of rival cities in promoting public transport , but it could free up more of its most precious resource – land – in a possible car-free future. The city-state’s island territory means it is already densely-developed and has naturally limited road links outsi...

  • Singapore airport could use facial recognition to find late passengers

    weforum.org 08 May '18, 6pm

    Ever been delayed on a flight because of straggling fellow passengers? That might be an annoyance of the past at Singapore’s Changi airport which is testing facial recognition systems that could, in future, help locate lost travelers or those spending a little too much time in the dut...

  • These sneakers are made out of recycled gum

    These sneakers are made out of recycled gum

    weforum.org 27 Apr '18, 11am

    Sneakers and gum have always had a strained relationship. But that could change soon. Three companies have come together to create sneakers that use recycled chewing gum in hopes of giving you the comfort only gum can deliver. The sneakers, called Gumshoe, use a recycled compound made...

  • If you want to see the future of your city, take a look at these 3 places

    weforum.org 20 Apr '18, 9am

    Before I started working on real-world robots, I wrote about their fictional and historical ancestors. This isn’t so far removed from what I do now. In factories, labs, and of course science fiction, imaginary robots keep fuelling our imagination about artificial humans and autonomous...

  • #Singapore is the world's most expensive city

    Chart of the day: These are the world's most expensive cities

    weforum.org 10 Apr '18, 1pm

    For a fifth consecutive year, Singapore has been named as the most expensive city in the world, according to the latest Worldwide Cost of Living report from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). While last year the top 10 was dominated by cities in Asia , now five of the priciest pla...

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