As the price of oil fell to its lowest point in almost two decades, producers in Southeast Asia were hit hard and some of ASEAN’s biggest economies are reeling.
Representatives of all 10 ASEAN nations convened virtually this week for a special COVID-19 summit. Here’s how the region’s media covered the story.
Governments must respond to COVID-19 by strengthening social protections and international cooperation, according to a new report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
Singapore is a global pioneer in advanced digital governance initiatives involving AI, fintech, and facial recognition. The latter been particularly impacted by the emergence of a global pandemic.
In tough times, institutions should capitalise on technological advances to shape decision making.
WHO urges more aggressive measures against COVID-19: A look at how the media responded to the biggest story of the week.
Southeast Asian political and business leaders need to tackle complex issues like data privacy and transparency to bolster public trust in AI.
Help is available for freelancers and gig economy workers who are left without income as a result of coronavirus in Singapore.
As Singapore pushes for bolder emissions commitments, unlocking innovative green financing solutions are more critical than ever for the country to mobilize capital for sustainable development.
Europe’s data protection laws highlight how weak personal data ownership laws are in Singapore. The system favours businesses and government agencies, often at the cost of individual privacy.