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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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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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Southeast Asia’s internet economy to reach US$72 billion by end of 2018

According to a new report released by Google and Temasek on 19 November, the region’s internet economy has hit an inflection point after growing 36% from a year earlier, accelerating beyond the 32% compounded annual growth rate that...

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All govt agencies in Indonesia to appoint a CIO, presidential decree mandates

As part of a new presidential decree, all government agencies in Indonesia must now appoint a Chief Information Officer (CIO) to coordinate the tech efforts within each agency. The CIO will collaborate with businesses, ministers, and...

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SingPost launches new logistics platform to facilitate ecommerce

SingPost launches SmartPost and LaMP, a next-generation logistics platform

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Gartner CIO survey: Digital business in APAC has reached maturity tipping point

According to the global research firm, digital business maturity in APAC has reached a tipping point and CIOs need to secure their new foundation for the next state of digital evolution

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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,...

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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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APAC tops the list of cybersecurity incidents

According to the latest report released by Gemalto, the Asia Pacific region witnessed the highest number of compromised records and security events during the first half of 2018

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Singapore to use facial recognition in national digital identity system

The republic is planning to incorporate a centralised biometrics identification system as part of its National Digital Identity (NDI) scheme

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