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Singapore government to spend SG$150 million over five years on AI

The Singapore government has plans to boost AI capabilities through the establishment of a new national programme called AI.SG as part of its Smart Nation push. This will see the National Research Foundation (NRF) invest up to SG$150 million over five years in AI.SG, said Low Teck Seng, CEO, NRF.


Shiseido picks Singapore as R&D centre to drive regional growth

Cosmetics giant to promote range of beauty products aimed at growing consumer base


Just over a year after it established its regional headquarters in Singapore, beauty icon Shiseido is planning to set up a research and development (R&D) centre in the Republic.


Lesaffre opens new Asia Pacific regional hub in Singapore

Lesaffre, a French family-owned company with more than 160 years of history and a global key player in yeasts and fermentation products, has set up a new expertise hub in Singapore. On 16 May 2017 Mr. Antoine Baule, Chief Executive Officer of Lesaffre, inaugurated the new premises in the presence of Ms. Low Yen Ling, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Education, and His Excellency, Mr. Marc Abensour, Ambassador of France to Singapore.



Decathlon to launch Singapore's largest sports megastore in Joo Koon

Joo Koon will be the site of Decathlon's new e-commerce hub, which will provide a truly omnichannel sales experience. The space will include 10 experience zones across 4,000 sq meters of exciting sporting retail space and over 100,000 items for over 60 sports to be sold.



Givaudan continues investments in Asia Pacific

New Fragrance encapsulation centre to start production in 2018 



Givaudan today laid the foundation for a new fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore further demonstrating our ongoing commitment to invest in high growth markets.


French Alumni 37th Executive Committee

We are pleased to inform you that the following members were elected to the French Alumni 37th Executive Committee at our 37th Annual General Meeting held on 24 Apr 2017:


Peugeot to test driverless cars in Singapore

French automaker PSA said Wednesday it was teaming up with nuTonomy to integrate the US startup's software into one of its vehicles for on-road testing of fully autonomous cars in Singapore.