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Businesses, individuals must be digitally-ready: Iswaran

Jovi Ho
Jovi Ho9/16/2020 01:18 PM GMT+08  • 4 min read
Businesses, individuals must be digitally-ready: Iswaran
Iswaran gave the keynote address at DBS Digital Day, outlining three goals in order for Singapore to emerge stronger from Covid-19
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While global free trade is increasingly threatened by populist rhetoric and protectionism, the Covid-19 pandemic has reiterated the need for businesses and individuals to be digitally-ready.

In turn, the government is looking to foster inclusive growth and innovation, urging businesses big and small to shift operations online, says S Iswaran, Minister for Communications and Information on September 16.

“With lockdowns and safe distancing measures being implemented in many countries, the ways in which we live, work and play have also been altered permanently. Many more are embracing e-commerce, accelerating the digital migration of businesses. Telecommuting, elearning and online seminars — such as this one — have also become the norm.”

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