New Digital Solution for SMEs to File Returns Online

Each year, companies are required to file Annual Returns with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and Corporate Income Tax Returns with Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS). Smaller companies can take up to about 9 hours to manually prepare these returns and file them with both agencies. To reduce regulatory burden, ACRA and […]

Tien Giang, Vietnam uses IT in public administration

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang is using information and communications technology (ICT) to improve public administration as well as its management and competitive capacities. According to a press release, the head of the provincial Department of Information and Communication said that more money has been spent on information technology infrastructure and information systems in an effort to serve the […]

Malaysia and Japan leverage CEM technology to fight COVID-19

Japan and Malaysia have been closely collaborating to contain the spread of Covid-19, the Japan ambassador to Malaysia recently highlighted. The contribution by the Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), established in 2011 with Japanese development assistance as a centre of excellence in technology research, is a case in point. Face shields manufactured by cutting-age three-dimensional […]

HKMA releases Artificial Intelligence in banking report

The Hong Kong Institute for Monetary and Financial Research (HKIMR), the research arm of the Hong Kong Academy of Finance (AoF), on 21 August 2020, released its second Applied Research report, titled “Artificial Intelligence in Banking: The Changing Landscape in Compliance and Supervision”. HKIMR Applied Research reports are released on topics that are highly relevant […]