During the state visit to China, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. secured US$22.8 billion in investments and is working with Chinese businesses for knowledge transfer on AI and cloud computing.
The Youth Start-up Internship Programme 2023 aims to provide tertiary students with internship opportunities at local start-ups and grow the critical talent pool to drive the city’s I&T development.
To enhance the ease of doing business and investment, China launched the Chengdu business environment 5.0 along with Ten Measures as guidance to push digital transformation and foster entrepreneurship.
A global leader in test innovation opened a new manufacturing plant in Penang that aims to accelerate the region’s electrical and electronics ecosystem development.
Infrastructure development, National Data Centre and a telecommunication testing centre in Southeast Asia are the three main targets for Indonesia in 2023 to ensure digital transformation and connectivity.
Connecting the land database with the national population database will be the foundation of a fundamental shift in the way people and organisations operate in the digital environment.
During the visits to China, the Philippines signed an agreement with China to cultivate e-commerce and others trade relationships and policies between the two countries.
Since its inception, the National Single Window System has received 420,000 unique visitors from 157 countries. Over 150,000 investors have used the Know Your Approvals module to access the list of approvals they require for their specific business cases.
The Wholesale Trade Industry Transformation Map (ITM) 2025 was recently launched, laying out growth strategies to develop Singapore into a global trade hub via digitalisation, tech adoption and automation.
Private and public sectors have deployed AI in several applications to enhance governance and ease of living – apps that turn voice into text and supervise drivers, a camera that recognises people under protective masks, and a multi-cognitive AI platform.