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Ahead of the delivery of Singapore’s 2020 Budget Statement, KPMG has put forward its perspectives and proposals for Singapore to make bold strides towards becoming the Transformation Capital of Asia. The three key areas of focus are: leveraging digital transformation, promoting sustainable business models and providing greater support for enterprises to accelerate their transformation journey. …

ICC, the Singapore Government, and major firms from key industries have signed a historic cooperation agreement to facilitate and accelerate adoption of digital technologies in trade and commerce. The global industry leaders participating in the agreement are APRIL, DBS Bank, Marubeni Corporation, Mastercard, Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Mizuho Bank, Ltd., MUFG Bank, Noble, …

Fifteen global companies have taken up Singapore’s AI Model Governance Framework; Practical examples for organisations to follow suit. Singapore sees Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) as an important and fundamental technology for the Digital Economy, with AI-powered products offering a level of personalised service at scale that was previously unimaginable. In the global discourse on AI ethics …

The Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO) and National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) last 30 November 2019 to formalise collaborations to equip workers with knowledge and skills for the digital economy and to engage Singaporeans in the co-creation of Smart Nation initiatives and digital government services. The MOU was …

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat, announced today that Singapore will embark on a plan to develop and use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to transform Singapore’s economy and improve the lives of citizens. This plan is outlined in the National AI Strategy document that was unveiled at the SFF X SWITCH (Singapore …

16 organisations were honoured for their efforts to transform the economy and strengthen Singapore’s digital readiness, in support of the digital economy. 10 organisations were recognised as Singapore’s most innovative at the 2019 Singapore Digital (SG:D) Techblazer Awards. The companies received their awards from the Minister for Communications and Information, Mr S Iswaran at the …

First in Southeast Asia to use 5G enabled Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything technology to testbed smart mobility solutions in a commercial space. CapitaLand is partnering NavInfo DataTech and TPG Telecom to set up Singapore’s largest 5G smart estate trial site at CapitaLand’s Singapore Science Park.  As the first of the use-cases, the partners are the first in Southeast …

Singapore’s vision is to be a global front-runner for innovation in 5G applications and service, supported by a thriving 5G ecosystem as well as a secure and resilient 5G infrastructure. The nation is on track to commence the roll out of 5G mobile networks by 2020, with full-fledged 5G standalone capability covering at least half …

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) today launched a Call for Proposal (“CFP”) to facilitate the roll out of 5G mobile networks by 2020, with full-fledged 5G standalone capability covering at least half of Singapore by end-2022. This is one of several initiatives announced today to boost Singapore’s Digital Economy and reinforce Singapore’s position as …