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The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) launched a second public consultation to seek views on the draft Code of Practice for Competition in the Provision of Telecommunication and Media Services (“Code”) (“Second Public Consultation”). The Code aims to promote fair and efficient competition, enhance consumer protection and improve regulatory clarity to encourage licensees to develop …

Year after year, Singapore’s students and universities consistently top international rankings, reflecting the nation’s dedication to educating its citizens. But learning doesn’t just take place at universities or polytechnics. Even after graduates enter the workforce, continuous reskilling and upskilling is needed to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving job market, a need even more keenly …

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The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) published enhanced security requirements for new home routers sold in Singapore. The finalised Technical Specifications for Residential Gateways (“RG”), commonly known as home routers, take into account feedback from the public and industry, following an earlier consultation exercise. The Technical Specifications will come into effect in six months, on 13 April 2021. Home routers …

The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) have partnered accounting software providers to co-create a new digital solution that allows SMEs to automate the preparation and filing of statutory returns with IRAS and ACRA seamlessly. This seamless filing solution is in line with the Smart Nation initiative to …

Singaporean deep technology company SkyLab ensures that data, content and software are successfully packaged and delivered for data-driven, mission-critical applications As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, online shopping has surged in the past few months. From groceries to remote working and home fitness essentials, items that we buy online appear to move seamlessly from the warehouse …

The Hawkers Go Digital programme, launched on 8 June 2020, has made good progress, with a growing number of stallholders offering e-payments and receiving their E-payment Bonus. Enterprise Singapore (“ESG”), Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) and the SG Digital Office (“SDO”) announced that more than 2,000 stallholders have received the E-payment Bonus under the Hawkers Go Digital …

Enterprise Singapore (ESG), the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF) launched a series of seven National Innovation Challenges (NICs) today to accelerate innovation efforts and help enterprises develop solutions to overcome challenges in the post-COVID world. As announced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat in the Fortitude Budget, …

As the nation embarks on its first, tentative steps towards reopening the economy, it’s safe to say that life in Singapore has been dramatically reshaped by the pandemic. In public, mask-wearing is now the norm, as is safe distancing. When entering local venues, scanning NRIC cards or using SafeEntry has become second nature. Amidst all …

Anybody who faces difficulties with their digital devices will soon be able to get help at almost 50 new SG Digital community hubs island-wide. The hubs, one-stop help centres conveniently located in community centres and public libraries, will be open by end August 2020.1 Speaking at a visit to the SG Digital Office @ West …

By ensuring the accessibility of technology, the NEU PC Plus Programme is helping needy students in Singapore adjust to home-based learning and the new realities of life during COVID-19 In Singapore, June typically marks the beginning of the month-long school holidays for students. This year, however, things are a little different. With the lifting of …