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05/08: SWA Webinar – The Water Market in South East Asia 

More than 100 participants attended the webinar on “The Water Market in South East Asia” co-organised by SWA and LVI Associates.  Attendees learnt to explore how COVID-19 is impacting the water market in South East Asia? What is the next direction for the water market? What is hot in the water market in South East Asia? Mr Pravi Bansal from Amane Advisors shared his invaluable insights in South East Asia Region while Ms Kayleigh Regan from LVI Associates moderate the session.

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16/07: SWA Webinar – Post COVID Recovery:Embracing Sustainable Water Solutions in Asia

The webinar attracted over 200 attendees including Ministry of Utilities, Ministry of Public Works and Housing of Indonesia, Department of Irrigation and Drainage, Rural Water Supply Department (JBALB), local and regional Water Operators and many more. For those who did not able to attend this webinar, fret not as we have the recorded version of the Webinar and more below :

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07/07: SWA Webinar – Dialogue with World Bank & IFC, Assistance & Financing for the Water Sector 

The impact of the pandemic is seriously felt in many parts of the World especially the developing countries.  The World Bank Group is acting quickly to step up support as countries respond to the COVID-19 crisis as they face a wide range of consequences, including the risk of global recession.  The webinar provided an in-depth understanding of the World Bank’s Utility Liquidity Facility, its regional focus and work program, and the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) product range

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25/06: Updates to border measures for travellers entering Singapore 

The Government announced changes to border measures as we progressively re-open to international travel. These border measures take into account the current understanding of COVID-19, as well as the developments in other countries and regions.
No need to serve Stay-Home Notice at SHN facilities for travellers from some countries/regions

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18/06 : SWA Webinar: Tapping on Training Grants and Support for Business Transformation and Digitalisation

The inaugural SWA Webiner on 16th June 2020, hosted with InfoScience was a great success with good feedback from participants.  Ascendo Academy shared in-depth views on local business structure, gave a summary of available training schemes and provide strategies with solutions on tapping on these schemes.

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18/06: Phase Two of Circuit Breaker to commence on 19 June

The Multi-Ministry Taskforce announced on 15 Jun 2020 that Singapore will move into Phase Two after 18 June 2359 hours. This is because community infection rates have generally remained stable, cases in migrant worker dormitories have declined, and there are no new large clusters emerging.

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26/05 : Is work from home going to be a new norm? And are you ready?

We know the business nature has changed but are we working towards changing the way we work?  We are finally approaching Phase 1 of the Circuit Beaker lift but again in MOM advisory on https://www.mom.gov.sg/covid-19/requirements-for-safe-management-measures, we notice that in item 5, Where employees can perform their work by telecommuting from home, the employer must ensure that they do so.  It only means we are to continue to work from home if possible.  Government funding such as Productivity Solutions Grant (up to 80%) for Moneyworks and Worklife grant for Flexible Work Arrangement (up to $2,000 per employee) can be part of your organisation “work from home” strategies.

Advanced Micro Control (AMC) advocates preparations with technology, cost-effective and simplified solutions for SMEs without compromising on operations. Call our SgUnited partner, AMC, for a quick discussion or demo of how they can assist.  Contact AMC now!

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17/5 : Being Business Critical in the New Virtual Workplace

The current pandemic has changed the workplace environment and workforce will not get back to what it used to be any sooner. We need to find ways to stay productive in the workforce and staying business-critical is important in today’s employment.  

Director of LVI Associates, Ms Candy Choong, shared on ways to identify individual roles and demonstrates own values.

Contact team LVI to understand how to be business-critical and what is the current in-demand skills for the water sector.

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08/5 : Worldwide, 80% of the wastewater is released to the environment UNTREATED. Wastewater is often seen as a burden to be disposed of. But wastewater is a valuable resource. How can wastewater shift from waste to resource? Learn more: www.worldbank.org/wastetoresource
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28/4 : Can Viruses Spread Through a Sanitary System?
Watch on to find out how the sanitary system in Singapore’s high-rise buildings works!
   
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06/4 :Working from home might be the new norm given the current COVID-19 situation.

How will businesses cope with that? Hear what towkay Mark Lee has to share in tackling operational limitations with digital solutions that businesses can use anytime, anywhere!

Check out a list of digital solutions, grants and training courses available for businesses at www.imda.gov.sg/BizGoDigital