Singapore Government responds to rising demand for ICT professionals

Mr Zaqy Mohamad, Minister of State, Ministry of National Development and Ministry of Manpower spoke last night (April 30) of the demand for ICT professionals and how the government is preparing the workforce for future opportunities. Demand for ICT professionals on the rise in Singapore He spoke of the many opportunities available across all industries. […]

Enterprise Singapore launches initiatives to strengthen startup ecosystem in Singapore

As Singapore sets out to become the Global-Asia node for technology, innovation and enterprise, Enterprise Singapore will be deepening efforts with global and local partners to strengthen the startup ecosystem in Singapore. This supports the national Research, Innovation and Enterprise 2020 Plan to build a strong core of innovative enterprises and start-ups to capture global […]

Singapore’s Approach in Charting the Future of Work

Minister of Finance Heng Swee Keat made the opening speech at the Welcome Dinner of The Singapore Conference on The Future of Work last night, 28 April. He spoke of Singapore’s approach in charting the future of work and how it consisted of three main themes. He said that Singapore’s approach is very much aligned […]

Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance leads the country in E-Government development

The Ministry of Finance continues to lead the country in E-Government Development Index 2018 in the category of ministries and ministerial-level agencies. This was according to a report assessing the adoption of IT in ministries and ministerial-level agencies, governmental agencies and centrally-run cities and provinces which was released at a conference in Hanoi on April […]

Future of Finance Jobs in Singapore to be Transformed by Technology

Mr Ravi Menon, Chairman of Institute of Banking and Finance, Managing Director of Monetary Authority of Singapore made a speech today on the future of jobs in the Finance Sector, and the main focus of this speech was how technology would transform jobs in the future. He spoke at the launch of a study by […]

STB using travel tech partners to attract and enhance visitor experience in Singapore

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Alibaba Group yesterday to drive visitor arrivals and spending. The scope of the MOU includes co-developing joint marketing campaigns and content, collaborating on inbound Chinese travellers analytics and insights, and creating more seamless and smart tourism experiences in Singapore. Alibaba Group to […]

Singapore Maritime Roadmap to focus on digitalisation to help companies innovate

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will focus on digitalisation to help companies innovate and improve productivity. The Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) will also present the Singapore Maritime R&D Roadmap 2030 to optimise R&D efforts and resources for greater value co-creation within the maritime industry. These were announced by Dr Lam Pin Min, […]