Singapore outlined plans in November to establish itself as a global hub for developing, test-bedding, deploying, and scaling AI solutions, as part of its National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy. This was announced by Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister-in-charge of the Smart Nation Initiative and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Republic of Singapore, at...
Finance Minister Lawrence Wong delivered Singapore’s Budget 2024 on 16 February 2024. The budget comes after a difficult 2023 in whichthe international environment was troubled, the global economy was subdued and Singapore’s own economy grew by a modest 1.1%, fortunately avoiding a recession. In...
Workato has announced the first digital automation and integration solution to come onboard the Infocomm Media Development Authority’s (IMDA) Advanced Digital Solutions (ADS) scheme, under the SMEs Go Digital programme. Through the scheme, Workato aims to onboard over 1,500 SMEs and help them access...
On 15 April 2020, the first tranche of payouts under the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) began to be disbursed to over 140,000 employers. Totalling over $7 billion, the payouts will help to cover the wages of over 1.9 million local employees in Singapore.
FS-ISAC, a global cyber intelligence sharing community focused on financial services, has announced the findings of its latest report, which found that wittingly or otherwise, nation-states and cybercriminals are leveraging each other's tools and tactics, leading to an increase in cross-border attacks targeting financial services suppliers.
The Malaysian Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) has announced the launch of PRIME (Program Realisasi Impian Ekonomi Digital), an initiative by the national level domain name provider MYNIC, to drive digital adoption among the small medium and enterprise (SME) sector and increase the competitiveness of small...
According to SBF’s latest National Business Survey (NBS) 2021/2022, businesses in Singapore are more optimistic compared to last year despite the continued challenges posed by COVID-19.The survey, conducted from 26 July 2021 to 1 October 2021, received responses from 1,096 companies across all key sectors and covered...
Enterprise Singapore announced on 30 April the appointment of 14 new Accredited Mentor Partners (AMPs) to the Startup SG Founder scheme, in their continuous efforts to groom startups in Singapore. The appointments took effect from 1 May 2020, bringing the total AMP partner network to 57.
 The Jobs Transformation Map for the Information and Communications (I&C) workforce has identified emerging tech trends that can impact future jobs. Some I&C job roles have also been identified as areas where workers may face the risk of being displaced as jobs evolve with rapid...
More IP resources have been announced for enterprises to grow their businesses and emerge stronger from the pandemic. This was announced by Minister for Culture, Community and Youth and Second Minister for Law Mr Edwin Tong at the launch of the annual Intellectual Property Week (IP Week @ SG...