Digital Economy

Avoid home loan rejection with PropertyGuru’s fintech solution
Instead of applying for a high amount and being rejected, the tool pre-approves users.
AirTrunk completes US$333mil financing to launch hyperscale data centre in Singapore
The debt financing was undertaken with Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Natixis.
EY announces solution to help gauge impact, trustworthiness of AI systems
Aims to resolve issue of trust in technology – the biggest barrier to wider artificial intelligence adoption.
EZ-Link, Touch ‘n Go to introduce dual currency cross-border Combi Card
Partnership aims to provide integrated digital payment at enabled touch points in Singapore and Malaysia.
Singapore wins international award for AI governance and ethics initiatives
Scoops top prize in the Ethical Dimensions of the Information Society category at the Annual World Summit on the Information Society Prizes 2019.
Malaysia fixes digital tax rate at 6%
Will be implemented from Jan 1, 2020 with the annual threshold being RM500,000.
eBay, Matrade, MDEC to deliver e-commerce training for SMEs
‘Let’s eBay’ event to help entrepreneurs kickstart their business and connect with the global marketplace.
PMET jobs that require digital skills grew by 50% In 2018
Vacancies are getting harder to fill.
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance sets up digital hub in Singapore
Aims to promote digitalisation to help address societal challenges.
Accelerate now into IR4.0 or risk falling behind
Important to make headway quickly and efficiently into the new frontier, lest our country fade in relevance.
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