Clouds of economic uncertainty hang over the Asia-Pacific. Singapore’s economy is suffering. But the People’s Action Party (PAP) hope heightened global economic fears will bring a boon at the polls.
Singapore has emerged as an insurtech investment hub. But policyholders are yet to see significant benefits. Will insurtech bring consumer rewards or is it more hype than substance?
Singapore’s tap water is perfectly safe for drinking. Yet, the city state’s thirst for bottled water continues to grow every year.
Despite the strong growth of real estate markets in the region, proptech startups are still finding their feet in Southeast Asia. Fintech might hold the key to revolutionising ASEAN’s real estate markets.
Singapore’s regulatory body is debating giving out licenses to digital-only banks. How does this affect the established banking regime as well as possible customers in the country?
With an ageing population and a shrinking workforce, Singapore’s economy needs a game plan. Could a ‘996’ working culture be the key to greater productivity?
ASEAN governments are passing a slew of cybersecurity and internet censorship laws. These internet restrictions could be more damaging than the misinformation and inappropriate content they aim to control.
The island nation’s greatest asset has always been its people but up to 40% of its female population is currently left out of the economy. Is the government doing enough to encourage female inclusion in Singapore’s workforce?
In 2018, Singapore was ranked the most food secure country in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The city-state, which currently produces less than 10% of its own nutritional needs, will not rest on its laurels.
Singapore is ready for energy deregulation. A slower, more cautious approach is ensuring consumers, as well as providers, can enjoy the spoils or deregulation.