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The costs of going cashless

LAST week, the government said it is targeting Singapore to be cheque-free by 2025 as part of the country's cashless push. It also said that from August onwards, companies and government agencies...

Higher turnover expected in finance sector due to higher pay, more senior posts

DESPITE measures put in place by 99 per cent of companies in Singapore to avoid staff turnover, an increased number of people in the finance...

How the gig economy can help alleviate S'pore's talent crunch

THE growth of homegrown small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and startups is a trend that will only stoke the local economy and ignite the talent pool.

Canon’s Document Management System: The Power of Less

The waters of the eight-lane Olympic-sized recreation pool at the Singapore Swimming Club are glistening and undisturbed like the surface of a...

Smart mobility for a Smart Nation: Are we nearly there yet?

CONSIDER these statistics for a moment: 22 of the world's 39 megacities are in the Asia-Pacific region alone and, by 2050, 70 per cent of the world's population is expected to live in cities, a...

Women, who are typically paid less than men, face pension poverty

WHILE there has been intense focus on general pension underfunding throughout the developed world, many have overlooked how much worse the problem is for women.

Highly skilled workers' pay set to jump with talent crunch

A HIGHLY-SKILLED employee in the manufacturing, financial services or the TMT (technology, media and telecommunications) industry in Singapore can expect to be paid an extra US$29,100 (S$39,500)...

Manufacturing still matters: 5 reasons why the IMF is wrong

ACCORDING to new research by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), countries need no longer rely on manufacturing for productivity growth. It is not the first to take a jab at so-called...

Reshaping the workforce through connectivity and intelligence

WE are living in a fast-changing digital world - from new business models to energy and power systems - where digital transformation is rolling out in full force. In this increasingly competitive...

The future of chatbots: From niche processes to industry features

LESS than a decade ago, the concept of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered agent answering customer questions in real time was still considered out of reach for businesses of all sizes.