Opportunities for digital transformation in cross-border payments
The Bank of Canada, Bank of England and the Monetary Authority of Singapore publish a joint report assessing alternative models to improve cross-border payments and settlements. The report examines existing challenges and considers alternative models which can improve speed, cost and transparency for users.
Collaboration is key in handling data science
Programming required is needed to analyse data, and in order to analyse data, statistics must be used. Communicators are needed to communicate with the more quantitative scientists, who run the statistics and the algorithms; and with the programmers who get the data clean and ready.
Thailand’s SET and SEC are adapting to tech disruption
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) are bracing for technological disruptions by reforming their business structure and developing legislation to support tech start-ups.
Upskilling workers key to disruptive tech
Disruptive technologies will make businesses more productive. However, they will also have significant impacts on the way employees work. It is significant, especially in New Zealand, that Government, businesses and workers approach this future together.
Hong Kong SFC sets new regulatory approach for virtual assets
Hong Kong’s SFC will impose licensing conditions on firms which manage or intend to manage portfolios investing in virtual assets and is closely monitoring the development of virtual assets and may issue further guidance where appropriate.
Digitalising Malaysia’s plantation industry – Part One
The firm provides digital management products and services that help plantations become more efficient by being less dependent on manual labour and easier to supervise.
Singapore and Canada sign cybersecurity cooperation MoU
Singapore and Canada have signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding on Cybersecurity Cooperation. The MoU took place on the side-lines of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Singapore, in conjunction with the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits as Guest of the Chair.
Tech is driving growth in Malaysia’s agriculture
In its aim to further develop the agriculture sector, the Sarawak government had said it would allocate RM50 million to implement its agriculture development plans in efforts to become a net exporter of food products by 2030
Technology developments for Indian hospital chain
The chain uses technology to ensure patients and the health system, that includes their operations support services, are well-connected. It is known for is known for clinical excellence, affordable costs and advanced technology.
AI boosts sales and networking opportunities for businesses
The capabilities of AI offer enormous benefits to all businesses. People are aware that artificial intelligence has a lot to offer but very few understand how it can apply in practical terms to them.