SINGAPORE (Sept 5): Singapore has to take a “targeted, purposeful approach” in its artificial intelligence efforts as it lacks the resources of superpowers such as US and China, says Minister for Communications and Information, S Iswaran.

“Our focus really will be around domains which are relevant to us,” says Iswaran at Bloomberg’s Sooner Than You Think technology conference on Thursday. Some of these domains that the city state has fixed its sights on include healthcare, education and transportation.

More than just developing successful application solutions that can be used in Singapore, Iswaran says these solutions should also be able to be scaled across the region.

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