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Jurong Island is an artificial island located to the southwest of the main island of Singapore, off Jurong Industrial Estate. [1]

110 relations: Afton Chemical, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Aircraft, Animal feed, Arecaceae, Artificial island, Associated Press, Auto racing, Automotive industry, BASF, Biomedicine, Bisphenol A, BP, Car, Causeway, Cave, Celanese, Chevron Corporation, Chlorine, Clinic, Community Development Council, Compact disc, Compressed natural gas, Constituencies of Singapore, Cosmetics, Cracking (chemistry), Decorative arts, Diaper, DuPont, DVD, Enzyme, Esso, Evonik Industries, ExxonMobil, Fire station, Firefighting, Foo Mee Har, Food court, Formula One, Gasoline, Goh Chok Tong, Government of Singapore, Indonesia, Industrialisation, Ink, Insulator (electricity), Island, Japan, Jet fuel, JTC Corporation, ..., Jurong, Jurong Island Highway, Jurong Rock Caverns, Kerosene, Land reclamation in Singapore, Lanxess, Liquid-crystal display, Lubricant, Malay Archipelago, Malays (ethnic group), Manufacturing, Ministry of Defence (Singapore), Mitsui Chemicals, Mobil, Molding (process), Naphtha, Natuna Regency, Natural gas, Natural gas field, Natural-gas condensate, Nylon, Oil refinery, Penta-Ocean, Petrochemical, Petroleum, Polycarbonate, Polymer, Power station, PowerSeraya, Printer (publishing), Pulau Ujong, Refining, Resin, Rock (geology), Royal Dutch Shell, Sanitary napkin, Seawater, Semiconductor, September 11 attacks, Singapore, Singapore Army, Singapore dollar, Singapore Petroleum Company, South West Community Development Council, Southeast Asia, Speciality chemicals, Steam, Stepan Company, Sumitomo Chemical, Teijin, Television, The Straits Times, Today (Singapore newspaper), Vaccine, Value chain, West Coast Group Representation Constituency, West Region, Singapore, Western Islands, Singapore, Wire, Zytel. Expand index (60 more) »

Afton Chemical

Afton Chemical Corporation develops and manufactures petroleum additives, including driveline, engine oil, fuel and industrial additives.

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Agency for Science, Technology and Research

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (Abbreviation: A*STAR; Chinese: 新加坡科技研究局) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Singapore.

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Aircraft

An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air.

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Animal feed

Animal feed is food given to domestic animals in the course of animal husbandry.

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Arecaceae

The Arecaceae are a botanical family of perennial trees, climbers, shrubs, and acaules commonly known as palm trees (owing to historical usage, the family is alternatively called Palmae).

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Artificial island

An artificial island or man-made island is an island that has been constructed by people rather than formed by natural means.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Auto racing

Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing, or automobile racing) is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.

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Automotive industry

The automotive industry is a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles, some of them are called automakers.

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BASF

BASF SE is a German chemical company and the largest chemical producer in the world.

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Biomedicine

Biomedicine (i.e. medical biology) is a branch of medical science that applies biological and physiological principles to clinical practice.

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Bisphenol A

Bisphenol A (BPA) is an organic synthetic compound with the chemical formula (CH3)2C(C6H4OH)2 belonging to the group of diphenylmethane derivatives and bisphenols, with two hydroxyphenyl groups.

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BP

BP plc (stylised as bp), formerly British Petroleum, is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England.

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Car

A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.

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Causeway

In modern usage, a causeway is a road or railway on top of an embankment usually across a broad body of water or wetland.

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Cave

A cave is a hollow place in the ground, specifically a natural space large enough for a human to enter.

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Celanese

Celanese Corporation, also known as Hoechst Celanese, is a Fortune 500 global technology and specialty materials company with its headquarters in Irving, Texas, United States.

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Chevron Corporation

Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation.

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Chlorine

Chlorine is a chemical element with symbol Cl and atomic number 17.

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Clinic

A clinic (or outpatient clinic or ambulatory care clinic) is a healthcare facility that is primarily focused on the care of outpatients.

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Community Development Council

A Community Development Council (abbreviation: CDC; Chinese: 社区发展理事会; Majlis Pembangunan Masyarakat; சமூக மேம்பாட்டு மன்றம்) is a government-led programme to organise grassroot organisations and community programmes into smaller, local units as a bridge between the government and the community.

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

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Compressed natural gas

Compressed natural gas (CNG) (methane stored at high pressure) is a fuel which can be used in place of gasoline (petrol), Diesel fuel and propane/LPG.

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Constituencies of Singapore

Constituencies in Singapore are electoral divisions which may be represented by single or multiple seats in the Parliament of Singapore.

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Cosmetics

Cosmetics are substances or products used to enhance or alter the appearance of the face or fragrance and texture of the body.

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Cracking (chemistry)

In petrochemistry, petroleum geology and organic chemistry, cracking is the process whereby complex organic molecules such as kerogens or long-chain hydrocarbons are broken down into simpler molecules such as light hydrocarbons, by the breaking of carbon-carbon bonds in the precursors.

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Decorative arts

The decorative arts are arts or crafts concerned with the design and manufacture of beautiful objects that are also functional.

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Diaper

A diaper (American English) or a nappy (Australian English and British English) is a type of underwear that allows the wearer to defecate or urinate without the use of a toilet, by absorbing or containing waste products to prevent soiling of outer clothing or the external environment.

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DuPont

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DVD

DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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Enzyme

Enzymes are macromolecular biological catalysts.

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Esso

Esso is a trading name for ExxonMobil and its related companies.

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Evonik Industries

Evonik Industries AG is an industrial corporation headquartered in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, the largest specialty chemicals company in the world, owned by RAG Foundation.

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ExxonMobil

Exxon Mobil Corporation, doing business as ExxonMobil, is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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Fire station

A fire station (also called a fire house, fire hall, or firemen's hall) is a structure or other area for storing firefighting apparatus such as fire engines and related vehicles, personal protective equipment, fire hoses and other specialized equipment.

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Firefighting

Firefighting is the act of attempting to prevent the spread of and extinguish significant unwanted fires in buildings, vehicles, woodlands, etc.

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Foo Mee Har

Foo Mee Har (born 10 January 1966) is a Malaysian-born Singaporean politician.

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Food court

A food court (in Asia-Pacific also called food hall or hawker centre) is generally an indoor plaza or common area within a facility that is contiguous with the counters of multiple food vendors and provides a common area for self-serve dinner.

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Formula One

Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.

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Gasoline

Gasoline (American English), or petrol (British English), is a transparent, petroleum-derived liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in spark-ignited internal combustion engines.

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Goh Chok Tong

Goh Chok Tong (born 20 May 1941;, Wade–Giles: Wu2-tso4-tung4) is a Singaporean politician.

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Government of Singapore

The Government of Singapore is defined by the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore to mean the Executive branch of government, which is made up of the President and the Cabinet of Singapore.

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Indonesia

Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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Industrialisation

Industrialisation or industrialization is the period of social and economic change that transforms a human group from an agrarian society into an industrial society, involving the extensive re-organisation of an economy for the purpose of manufacturing.

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Ink

Ink is a liquid or paste that contains pigments or dyes and is used to color a surface to produce an image, text, or design.

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Insulator (electricity)

An electrical insulator is a material whose internal electric charges do not flow freely; very little electric current will flow through it under the influence of an electric field.

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Island

An island or isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Jet fuel

Jet fuel, aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or avtur, is a type of aviation fuel designed for use in aircraft powered by gas-turbine engines.

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JTC Corporation

JTC Corporation (Abbreviation: JTC), formerly known as Jurong Town Corporation, is a Singaporean state owned real estate company and statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry headquartered in Jurong, Singapore.

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Jurong

Jurong (ஜூரோங்) is a geographical region located at the south-westernmost point of the West Region of Singapore.

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Jurong Island Highway

Jurong Island Highway (Lebuhraya Pulau Jurong; ஜூரோங் தீவு விரைவுச்சாலை) is a major highway in Singapore which links Jurong Pier Road in Jurong Port of the main island to Jurong Island.

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Jurong Rock Caverns

The Jurong Rock Caverns (JRC) (Chinese: 裕廊岛地下储油库, Malay: Gua Batu Simpanan Barang Mentah Jurong) is the first underground rock cavern for oil storage in Southeast Asia.

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Kerosene

Kerosene, also known as paraffin, lamp oil, and coal oil (an obsolete term), is a combustible hydrocarbon liquid which is derived from petroleum.

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Land reclamation in Singapore

The reclamation of land from surrounding waters is used in Singapore to expand the city-state's limited area of usable, natural land.

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Lanxess

Lanxess Aktiengesellschaft is a specialty chemicals company based in Cologne, Germany that was founded in 2004 via the spin-off of the chemicals division and parts of the polymers business from Bayer AG.

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Liquid-crystal display

A liquid-crystal display (LCD) is a flat-panel display or other electronically modulated optical device that uses the light-modulating properties of liquid crystals.

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Lubricant

A lubricant is a substance, usually organic, introduced to reduce friction between surfaces in mutual contact, which ultimately reduces the heat generated when the surfaces move.

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Malay Archipelago

The Malay Archipelago (Malaysian & Indonesian: Kepulauan Melayu/Nusantara, Tagalog: Kapuluang Malay, Visayan: Kapupud-ang Malay) is the archipelago between mainland Indochina and Australia.

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Malays (ethnic group)

Malays (Orang Melayu, Jawi: أورڠ ملايو) are an Austronesian ethnic group that predominantly inhabit the Malay Peninsula, eastern Sumatra and coastal Borneo, as well as the smaller islands which lie between these locations — areas that are collectively known as the Malay world.

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Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.

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Ministry of Defence (Singapore)

The Ministry of Defence (Abbreviation: MINDEF; Kementerian Pertahanan; Simplified Chinese: 新加坡国防部; தற்காப்பு அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore entrusted with overseeing the national defence needs of the Republic of Singapore.

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Mitsui Chemicals

is a Japanese chemicals company listed on the Nikkei with business interests in Japan, Europe, China, Southeast Asia and the USA.

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Mobil

Mobil, previously known as the Socony-Vacuum Oil Company, is a major American oil company which merged with Exxon in 1999 to form a parent company called ExxonMobil. It was previously one of the Seven Sisters which dominated the global petroleum industry from the mid-1940s until the 1970s.

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Molding (process)

Molding or moulding (see spelling differences) is the process of manufacturing by shaping liquid or pliable raw material using a rigid frame called a mold or matrix.

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Naphtha

Naphtha is a flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixture.

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Natuna Regency

The Natuna Regency is an archipelago of 272 islands located in the south part of the South China Sea in the Natuna Sea.

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Natural gas

Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, but commonly including varying amounts of other higher alkanes, and sometimes a small percentage of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, hydrogen sulfide, or helium.

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Natural gas field

Natural gas originates by the same geological thermal cracking process that converts kerogen to petroleum.

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Natural-gas condensate

Natural-gas condensate is a low-density mixture of hydrocarbon liquids that are present as gaseous components in the raw natural gas produced from many natural gas fields.

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Nylon

Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers, based on aliphatic or semi-aromatic polyamides.

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Oil refinery

Oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is transformed and refined into more useful products such as petroleum naphtha, gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, jet fuel and fuel oils.

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Penta-Ocean

is a major Japanese construction firm.

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Petrochemical

Petrochemicals (also known as petroleum distillates) are chemical products derived from petroleum.

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Petroleum

Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface.

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Polycarbonate

Polycarbonates (PC) are a group of thermoplastic polymers containing carbonate groups in their chemical structures.

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Polymer

A polymer (Greek poly-, "many" + -mer, "part") is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits.

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Power station

A power station, also referred to as a power plant or powerhouse and sometimes generating station or generating plant, is an industrial facility for the generation of electric power.

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PowerSeraya

PowerSeraya Limited is one of the key energy players in Singapore, generating about 30% of the country’s energy needs through its multi-utilities platform.

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Printer (publishing)

In publishing, printers are both companies providing printing services and individuals who directly operate printing presses.

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Pulau Ujong

Pulau Ujong (Malay: literally 'island at the end'), also known as Singapore Island or Mainland Singapore, is the main constituent island of Singapore.

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Refining

Refining (also perhaps called by the mathematical term affining) is the process of purification of a (1) substance or a (2) form.

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Resin

In polymer chemistry and materials science, resin is a "solid or highly viscous substance" of plant or synthetic origin that is typically convertible into polymers.

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Rock (geology)

Rock or stone is a natural substance, a solid aggregate of one or more minerals or mineraloids.

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Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is a British–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom.

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Sanitary napkin

A sanitary napkin, sanitary towel, sanitary pad, menstrual pad, or pad is an absorbent item worn by women while menstruating, recovering from vaginal surgery, for lochia (post-birth bleeding), after an abortion, or in any other situation where it is necessary to absorb a flow of blood from the vagina.

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Seawater

Seawater, or salt water, is water from a sea or ocean.

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Semiconductor

A semiconductor material has an electrical conductivity value falling between that of a conductor – such as copper, gold etc.

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September 11 attacks

The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Singapore Army

The Singapore Army is the service of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) tasked with land operations.

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Singapore dollar

The Singapore dollar (sign: S$; code: SGD) is the official currency of Singapore.

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Singapore Petroleum Company

Singapore Petroleum Company Limited (SPC,a PetroChina company) is a Singaporean oil company.

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South West Community Development Council

The South West Community Development Council (abbreviation: SW CDC) is one of five Community Development Councils (CDCs) set up across the Republic of Singapore to aid in local administration of governmental policies and schemes.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.

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Speciality chemicals

Speciality chemicals (also called specialties or effect chemicals) are particular chemical products which provide a wide variety of effects on which many other industry sectors rely.

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Steam

Steam is water in the gas phase, which is formed when water boils.

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Stepan Company

Stepan Company is a manufacturer of specialty chemicals headquartered in Northfield, Illinois.

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Sumitomo Chemical

is a major Japanese chemical company.

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Teijin

is a Japanese chemical, pharmaceutical and information technology company.

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Television

Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.

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The Straits Times

The Straits Times is an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore currently owned by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).

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Today (Singapore newspaper)

TODAY is a Singapore English-language digital news provider under MediaCorp Press.

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Vaccine

A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease.

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Value chain

A value chain is a set of activities that a firm operating in a specific industry performs in order to deliver a valuable product or service for the market.

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West Coast Group Representation Constituency

West Coast Group Representation Constituency (Kawasan Undi Perwakilan Berkumpulan West Coast; வெஸ்ட் கோஸ்ட் குழுத்தொகுதி) is a four-member Group Representation Constituency located in the western area of Singapore.

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West Region, Singapore

The West Region of Singapore is one of the five regions in the city-state.

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Western Islands, Singapore

The Western Islands (Chinese: 西部群岛; Kepulauan Barat) is a planning area located within the West Region of Singapore.

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Wire

A wire is a single, usually cylindrical, flexible strand or rod of metal.

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Zytel

Zytel is a trademark owned by DuPont and used for a number of different high strength, abrasion and impact resistant thermoplastic polyamide formulations of the family more commonly known as nylon.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jurong_Island

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