Singapore

Decoding development: Insights from Singapore’s economic development board

Singapore’s transformation into a trade and finance hub that leads global rankings of competitiveness often prompts observers to ask: What is its secret sauce?  We at the Singapore Hub for Infrastructure and Urban Development asked Kelvin Wong, Assist…

by · Tuesday, 28 August 2018 · Korea, Singapore
A Catalyst for Green Financing in Indonesia

A Catalyst for Green Financing in Indonesia

It is an unfortunate but fact of life that Indonesia often deals with the impacts of natural disasters. It was sadly evident again this week when I arrived in Jakarta to the unfolding disaster caused by the earthquake in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. M…

by · Friday, 3 August 2018 · China, Fiji, Indonesia, Singapore
Deploying disruptive technologies to reshape the future of cities

Deploying disruptive technologies to reshape the future of cities

As an urban dweller in Beijing, a rapidly modernizing city, my daily life would look like a science-fiction movie for people from just a few decades ago. I use my mobile phone to buy groceries, pay for meals, take photos, access the subway, and find m…

by · Friday, 20 July 2018 · China, Singapore
Paving the Way for a Thriving Digital Economy in Indonesia

Paving the Way for a Thriving Digital Economy in Indonesia

Across the digital economy in Indonesia, both IT giants and smaller companies have the same complain: digital talents are hard to find. Obert Hoseanto, an Engagement Manager from Microsoft Indonesia, said the company recently contracted only five peo…

The innovation imperative: How Asia can leverage exponential technologies to improve lives and promote growth

Robots will take over our jobs, disrupt our industries and erode our competitiveness.
 
Such were commonly expressed fears about advances in automation, artificial intelligence, and 3D printing – key representations of exponential technologies – …

by · Tuesday, 5 December 2017 · Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Singapore