Disruption and Digitalisation

Disruption and Digitalisation

Online dating: A $2.2 billion business

SINGAPORE (Feb 13): The smell of roses are in the air as Valentine’s Day is just a day away.

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Prudential partners Ngee Ann Polytechnic to launch machine learning programme to prep workforce for digital economy

SINGAPORE (Feb 10): Nigel Chan, a 28-year-old performance management analyst in Prudential Singapore’s distribution division, is well aware of the need to invest time in keeping up with digital tre

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Singapore family extends Africa noodle empire into digital banks

SINGAPORE (Feb 10): Singapore’s family-run Tolaram Group made much of its US$1.8 billion ($2.5 billion) fortune in cereals, noodles and infrastructure in Africa.

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Robotisation could increase Singapore's GDP by 20% over the next 10 years, but job displacement is inevitable: Oxford Economics

SINGAPORE (Feb 3): According to a recent study by Oxford Economics, robot adoption could spur a 20% growth in Singapore’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030, equivalent to some $0.1 trillion at t

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Digital banks face up to reality

As Asia’s regulators warm to digital-only banks, can the incumbents hold their own?

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Digital disruption a major wake-up call for Malaysian banks

(Jan 31): The rise of new digital technologies and fintech over the last decade has been a big wake-up call for the banking industry.

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Huawei dodges blanket 5G ban as EU defies Trump

(Jan 30): The European Union stopped short of an outright ban on Huawei Technologies Co and other Chinese 5G suppliers, seeking to navigate a path between warnings from US President Donald Trump an

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Zall Smart Commerce joins Singapore digital bank licence race

(Jan 21): Zall Smart Commerce Group, a Chinese business-to-business e-commerce company, said it’s part of a group applying for a digital wholesale banking licence in Singapore, joining the race to

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DBS launches QR code-based B2B payments and collections solution

SINGAPORE (Jan 20): DBS Bank has launched a QR code-based solution to help food and beverage (F&B) operators with the largely cash and paper-based payments and collections with their suppliers

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Cyber incidents seen as bigger risk than business interruption, climate change in Asia Pacific: Allianz

SINGAPORE (Jan 14): Cyber incidents has toppled business interruption to be ranked the top business risk in Asia Pacific for the first time.

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