Disruption and Digitalisation

Disruption and Digitalisation

IMDA launches initiatives to drive Singapore's digital economy

SINGAPORE (June 27): Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has launched a series of initiatives to spearhead the city-state’s efforts to become a leading digital economy.

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Air New Zealand teams up with ST Engineering to trial use of drones for aircraft inspection

SINGAPORE (June 17): Air New Zealand will use drones to carry out inspection checks of its aircraft when they undergo heavy maintenance checks at its facility near Changi Airport – with some help f

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South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets GIC, Booking funding

(June 11): Yanolja’s gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than US$1 billion ($1.4 billion) from investors keen to capitalise on the globalisation o

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Cashless India could be a model for the world

(June 6): India aims to curb cash – but this time it wants to do it properly.

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ComfortDelGro makes strategic investments in tech start-ups through venture capital fund

SINGAPORE (June 4): ComfortDelGro (CDG) announced that its six-month-old US$100 million corporate venture capital fund ComfortDelGro Ventures has made three strategic investments in transport-relat

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DBS helps SMEs in the retail and F&B sectors reduce cost of managing cash

SINGAPORE (June 4): DBS says that digital transactions from its SME customers have increased by 70%, while transaction value has increased by 25%, since the bank launched DBS MAX, Singapore’s first

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Accountants need to be agile to navigate Industry 4.0, says ACCA

SINGAPORE (May 27): When the broader business environment changes, long-held norms and skills need to be relooked. There will be casualties, but there will be opportunities as well.

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Singapore's millennials are quickly losing faith in the world around them, suggests Deloitte survey

SINGAPORE (May 21): Be it their general world views or personal career situations, Singapore’s millennials are becoming increasingly jaded when compared to a year ago as well as to their global pee

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More than a third of wealth management clients plan to switch providers in next 3 years: EY

SINGAPORE (May 9): More than a third of wealth management clients across Asia-Pacific have plans to switch providers over the next three years, the EY 2019 Global Wealth Research

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Grab explores spinning off financial services business: sources

SINGAPORE (May 8): Singapore-based ride-hailing company Grab has mandated a few banks to approach potential investors to take minority stakes in its financial services business as it looks to spin

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