Land-scarce Singapore ranks among the top three most densely populated countries in the world. As it prepares for further population growth, the city-state is exploring new strategies to address overcrowding.
Come 2020, most of ASEAN’s citizens could find themselves paying more for digital services. Indonesia is the latest ASEAN nation to draft new tax legislation on online products and services.
Singapore’s government has effectively employed regulation to reap the benefits of the gambling sector while mitigating its dangers. The island-state holds lessons for other nations looking to do the same.
ASEAN’s universities are struggling to compete. But the same forces that are pushing them to the brink can pull them to safety.
Singapore’s e-commerce industry is flourishing. But there is vast room for expansion. E-commerce platforms in the island-state are tipped for major growth across the B2B and B2C sectors.
To continue attracting the top regional tech talent, Singaporean companies need to go beyond free dress codes and on-site baristas. Firms must revisit the relationship between employees and the workplace.
The Chinese Communist Party seeks to shape public opinion and national identity in Singapore. The city-state’s citizens represent the strongest line of defence.
Singapore’s road to water security holds one major lesson to other nations: technology alone is not enough.
With 658 robots per 10,000 human workers, Singapore already boasts the world’s second-highest robot density. In coping with Industry 4.0 and the rise of robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), the Singaporean workforce faces an increasingly volatile future.
In the Australian outback, the world’s largest solar farm is in the works – and it is set to power Singapore from 4,000km away.