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Go-Jek begins operations in Singapore with launch of beta app

From today, 29 November, Singaporeans can download the beta version of Go-Jek’s app in the island country. During this testing period, selected users and riders will be given phased access to the app before the public launch takes...

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Microsoft, Lazada, Google join pledge to develop digital skills for ASEAN workforce

Major tech names have pledged to develop digital skills for the ASEAN workforce as part of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Digital ASEAN initiative, which aims to train some 20 million in the region by 2020.

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How are countries in Southeast Asia embracing green technology?

Southeast Asia has huge potential for renewable energy but historically, these resources have been largely ignored. We take a look at how the push for green technology is set to change this.

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APAC healthtech venture capital to exceed US$5.5 billion in 2018

More than 250 healthtech investors, influencers, and startup innovators across Asia gathered for the 3rd Healthtech Investor and CEO Summit last week in Singapore, according to a press release by Galen Growth Asia.

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What lessons can Southeast Asia learn from China’s digital revolution?

As China continues to make digital waves, are there any lessons countries in Southeast Asia can learn from its successes?

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How Singapore is using artificial intelligence

Although still behind Indonesia and Thailand, Singapore is committed to make itself the AI pioneer in the ASEAN region

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Why is Thailand dubbed a 'startup nation'?

During a recent forum under the name of ‘Renovating Thailand by Young Scientists’, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said that he expects his country to become a global startup centre that can attract businesses from all around the...

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What is digital transformation?

Digital transformation is becoming increasingly hard to define, but why is this?

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Philippines to roll-out national ID proof of concept

National Statistician and Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Undersecretary Lisa Grace Bersales announced on 29 October that the government will begin a “proof of concept” (POC) for the circulation of national identification cards,...


Singapore FinTech Festival 2018: ASEAN enterprises to receive US$12 billion of capital investment

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that 380 participating investors in the Singapore FinTech Festival’s deal-making platform, MATCH, will invest up to US$6.2 billion in ASEAN enterprises next year, and an additional...

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Digital Transformation Awards: IDC names winners for Singapore and Malaysia

IDC recognises Singapore and Malaysian companies for excellence and leadership in digital transformation. The winners join regional winners from other ASEAN countries.

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How Singapore is using blockchain outside of cryptocurrencies

The uses of blockchain go far beyond cryptocurrencies. In this feature we examine how Singapore is using the digital ledger in eight different industries, including the airline industry, education, government / public sector, real...

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How smart hospitals are dealing with cybersecurity

The healthcare industry is using technology to digitilise the sector and make 'smart hospitals'. But how is it confronting the threat of cyber risks? Here we examine how smart hospitals are working and cybersecurity in healthcare.


Eximchain launches blockchain-based global supply chain network

Founded at MIT, the innovative startup moved operations to Singapore to take advantage of its position as a trade hub, its talent pool and supportive business environment

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How is AI benefiting industries throughout Southeast Asia?

In this article we explore which industries in Southeast Asia are implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI), including retail, financial services, healthcare and education.


Facebook unveils its first data innovation startup programme in Asia

Under the name Startup Station Singapore, the social media giant will provide mentorship and training to startups based in Singapore and Southeast Asia. The announcement forms part of a series of news regarding Facebook's expansion...

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The state of autonomous vehicles in Southeast Asia

Autonomous Vehicles in Southeast Asia: an overview

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The state of gender diversity in Southeast Asia

When it comes to diversity and representation in the workforce, how does Southeast Asia measure up?

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Southeast Asian startups to feature at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Vietnam

80 Southeast Asian startups to feature at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN this week (11-13 September)

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Where are venture capitalists investing in Southeast Asia?

Why a growing number of venture capital firms are choosing to invest in Southeast Asian startups

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