Home Briefs: Ceramic membranes for water works

Ceramic membranes for water works

Part of the water treatment system at the Choa Chu Kang Water Works will be upgraded with ceramic membranes to make the plant more efficient and reliable to operate. National water agency PUB said yesterday the membranes have a smaller footprint and lower life-cycle cost than existing polymeric membrane systems. They will be fully implemented in 2018.

Netflix in talks with MDA on service here

Online content streaming giant Netflix says it has begun talks with Singapore's Media Development Authority (MDA) about rolling out the service here early next year.

Netflix uses the Internet to stream movies and TV shows across devices such as TV sets, tablets, smartphones and game consoles, with subscriptions starting from US$7.99 (S$11.15).

The company announced last month it was coming to the region early next year.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 28, 2015, with the headline 'HomeBriefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe