S Iswaran

Future of the economy

Businesses, individuals must be digitally-ready: Iswaran

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-rea

Cybersecurity

CSA identifies 51.7% increase in cyberattacks in 2019

SINGAPORE (June 26): A report on Singapore’s Cyber Landscape by the Cybersecurity Agency of Singapore (CSA) in 2019 reported a 51.7% increase in cyber crimes in Singapore in the year 2019.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

No vendors were excluded in 5G rollout: Iswaran

(June 25): Singapore’s communication minister said the government never excluded any company from being vendors for the nationwide rollout of high-speed 5G technology, and is satisfied with the out

Globalisation

Digital collaborations crucial amid ailing global economy: Iswaran

SINGAPORE (18 Sep) : Singapore can serve as a bridge between the US and Asean as the city-state makes headway in becoming a Smart Nation and the region’s digital capital, says Minister for Communic

Tech

Singapore to pick its AI battles as it grapples with limited resources

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): Singapore has to take a “targeted, purposeful approach” in its artificial intelligence (AI) efforts, as it lacks the resources of superpowers such as the US and China, says Mini

Disruption and Digitalisation

Singapore to pick its AI battles as it grapples with limited resources

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 C

Data privacy

Data protection officers 'critical' to success of enterprises in digital age, says Minister S Iswaran

SINGAPORE (July 17): Singapore has launched the world’s first Data Protection Officer Competency Framework and Training Roadmap that combines both data protection and data innovation to provide a c

Singapore economy

Singapore shifts focus to regional trade amid trade war uncertainties

(June 28): Singapore will focus on regional trade and digital economic agreements to counter the impact of the US-China trade war that’s weighing on the nation’s growth prospects and prompting some

Smart cities

Singapore tests 5G applications with a starting fund of $40 million

SINGAPORE (June 27): Singapore wants to test out its 5G potential with a starting budget of $40 million that will be distributed over a year, with telco operators Singapore Telecommunications (Sing

Singapore economy

Singapore will invest $724 million in technology transformation

(Mar 28): Singapore will allocate $724 million under a current plan to transform its economy into one that relies more on fields such as research and on companies that create new markets and jobs.

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