Robots to the rescue as various sectors battle manpower crunch

A kiosk at one of the information counters in Changi Airport's Terminals 1 and 3. PHOTO: CHANGI AIRPORT GROUP
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SINGAPORE - Wheeled robots carrying cargo are important members of the Singapore General Hospital as it battles a manpower crunch that has only become more acute in recent times.

Whirring around SingHealth Tower - which opened in January this year as part of a $4 billion, 20-year revamp of the SGH campus - the 13 robots deliver meals, linens and medical supplies to 16 wards in the building.

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