digital economy

SEA's digital economy a bright spot for Singapore: DPM Heng

SOUTH-EAST Asia's fast-growing digital economy is set to create more business and job opportunities for Singapore and its people, said Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat....

SMEs' next big investment push: transformative technology

INVESTMENT in technology is reaching a key milestone, according to a new EY report which found that small and medium enterprises across South-east Asia (SEA) expect to make investments in...

Businesses, workers to get more help with digital economy tools

NEW and updated measures are on the way to support growth in the digital economy, as unveiled by Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran in Parliament on Monday.

New, updated schemes to support businesses, workers in digital economy: Iswaran

NEW and updated measures are on the way to help businesses and workers in the digital economy, said Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran on Monday.

SMEs must plug into digital economy to spur Singapore's economy: Iswaran

IT is "critical" for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to plug into the digital economy as it would make a noticeable impact on Singapore's growth, Minister for Communications and...

Internet economy in South-east Asia to top US$240b by 2025: study

SOUTH-EAST Asia's Internet economy is expected to exceed US$240 billion by 2025, beating the previous estimate of US$200 billion put up just a year ago, as lower costs enable more consumers to go...

SMEs going digital can boost Asean GDP by as much as US$1 trillion: Report

SINGAPORE - Bringing South-east Asia's small businesses into the digital economy could raise the region's gross domestic product (GDP) by between US$780 million (S$1.07 billion) and US$1.13...

Vietnam is good for smart cities, clean energy

VIETNAM offers strong growth prospects for Singapore companies, especially in the clean energy, smart cities and digital economy sectors, said Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong.

New e-wallets to emerge with launch of common QR code for Singapore: Stripe chief

NEW e-wallet solutions are expected to emerge in Singapore with the launch of standardised protocols like SGQR this year, said Patrick Collison, chief of San Francisco-based financial technology...

Tackling skills shortages - Being pro-worker in a pro-business city

WITH the latest tightening of the rules on hiring foreigners in Singapore, the government has left no doubt about its approach and priorities in dealing with the economy's manpower challenges.

Singapore to focus on e-commerce, digital economy when it takes over Asean chair

SINGAPORE will focus on e-commerce and the digital economy as well as improve trade facilitation in the region when it takes over the Asean chairmanship in 2018. Among other things, the Republic is...