Singapore’s year as chair of ASEAN has come to a close. While tensions in the South China Sea dominate headlines, the island state’s most ambitious initiative as ASEAN chair has gone largely unnoticed.
As Malaysia withdraws its challenge against Singapore on the Pedra Branca ruling, another high-profile maritime spat has been ignited.
As Go-Jek launches the beta version of its app in Singapore, the e-payment turf war is heating up.
Singapore’s new Payment Services Bill seeks to drive growth and innovation by managing risks and creating a safer fintech ecosystem.
While Singapore has been at the forefront in terms of bridging the digital divide among its citizens, elders in the country are yet to emerge as active participants in the online economy.
A decline in gaming revenues suggests that Singapore’s casinos may have to look to other avenues for growth.
The mobile classifieds app’s journey into digital wallet may turn out to be an expensive lesson. It may end up like the struggling Sea group and its Airpay.
TPG Telecom will begin operations by end of 2018. However, it may not have breathing space in Singapore’s saturated telecommunication industry.
Uber’s withdrawal from Singapore opened up the ride-hailing market. Indonesian challenger Go-Jek may be the first to make significant inroads.
The up-and-coming bus service will optimise its route and consider real-time commuter demand. It poses a threat to existing players like Grabshuttle.