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.
Like previous budgets, this years is extensive and progressive. However, benefits are swayed towards Singaporeans born in the 1950s.
ck and mortar stores stay strong in the face of digitalisation. More needs to be done to fully transform ASEAN consumers’ spending habits.
More elderly Singaporeans are working through their twilight years. Is this reflective of a healthier, more inclusive society – or a dearth in state welfare support?
With elections set to take place around ASEAN this year, Facebook is arming itself for a war on misinformation and fake news. Singapore will become Facebook’s frontline in this upcoming crusade.
The garden city is building up its Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system to enhance the public transport network and encourage Singaporeans to go car-lite – but there will be costs.