Indonesia furthers e-commerce and innovation

Indonesia is the largest e-commerce marketplace in Southeast Asia. The rapid growth in e-commerce in the marketplace can be attributed to the rise in number of smartphone users. Innovation from research is a key for the country to become a winner.

HKUST receives HK$100 million donation from foundation

The fund will support HKUST in fostering research talent development by attracting overseas talents and encouraging local students to develop a research career through the granting of scholarships. In addition, the University will now be able to purchase a state-of-the-art cryo-electron microscope (cryo-EM).

A time for ASEAN in Industry 4.0

At the 27th World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi, Vietnam, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee gave a speech on why he thinks the region will buoy.

STEM Jobs can narrow gender gap

Singapore’s first female President is positive about a narrower gender gap despite reports that automation is more likely to negatively impact women.

AI to identify types of help-seekers based on vocal quality

More than A$ 1.1 million has been set aside for a 5-year study that will analyse the organisation’s crisis support services and the impact they make for those who use them. This research will enable crisis supports to better meet the needs of community by using advanced technology.