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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Robot ‘courier’ for on demand delivery being trialed in Singapore” – below is their description.
Residents in a district in Singapore will now be able to use autonomous robots to deliver their shopping or e-commerce orders. The robots are part of a year-long trial led by the Infocomm Media Development Authority, or IMDA, and aims to ease manpower crunch and test the usability of robots across the island nation for contactless and ‘last mile’ delivery.CGTN YouTube Channel
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The country’s territory is composed of one main island, 63 satellite islands and islets, and one outlying islet, the combined area of which has increased by 25% since the country’s independence as a result of extensive land reclamation projects. It has the second greatest population density in the world. The country has almost 5.7 million residents, 61% (3.4 million) of whom are Singaporean citizens. There are four official languages of Singapore: English, Malay, Chinese, and Tamil; with English being the lingua franca.