One month after Myanmar’s coup, the international community is still struggling to form a cohesive response. But foreign companies working in the country are seeing mounting criticism and questions as activists work to leverage investors’ influence over Myanmar’s economy and military revenues.
On December 18, Singapore-based DBS bank launched the first cryptocurrency exchange in the world backed by a traditional bank.
COVID-19 has highlighted the gaps in protection for migrant workers, especially in host countries like Singapore. How can civil society and regional institutions hold governments to account to better protect migrant workers from the next crisis?
A pilot clinical trial of a new breathalyzer COVID-19 test has shown more than 90% accuracy but it’s a long road ahead to commercial production and widespread use.
Though Singapore has seen a decrease in COVID-19 cases, the city-state’s government is now enforcing mandatory nationwide contact tracing through apps and Bluetooth tokens. However, their latest move faces resistance.
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.
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.
The population of senior citizens in Singapore is growing. Fintech can ignore this crucial demographic no longer.