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The future of employment

Towards the end of 2019, Malaysia recently announced its Malaysia Critical Occupational List (COL) for 2020 and beyond. COL basically registers jobs which employers need...

Understanding the Fintech revolution

“Fintech is a term used to describe financial technology, an industry encompassing any kind of technology in financial services - from businesses to consumers....

FINTECH and the future of financial stability

The current world economy is heading into a possible recession given the uncertainty of the United States-China trade dispute, Brexit, volatile Middle East region and...

Market outlook reports wage increase slowing down, demand for jobs going up

The market outlook for 2019 reported a slowing down in the increase of wages but high demand for certain job sectors in Singapore. This was...

AI software prevents hackers from stealing millions from Singapore finance company

Hackers were very nearly successful when a phishing email was opened by a senior manager of a Singaporean financial services company, infecting his computer...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch tech solution that can reach 2 million...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Singapore this week for meetings for the ASEAN as well as the East Asian Summit, but perhaps...

Ravi Menon’s rise in global profile outshines 1MDB casualties

Despite a contamination of the 1MDB scandal on a global scale, swift action by Monetary Authority of Singapore imposing stricter measures and some fines to...

Malaysia pushing for another round of Bank mergers?

Malaysia has apparently started a new round of its financial sector rationalisation plan, a source said, citing mergers and acquisition (M&A) talks among several...

Bahrain in talks with Singapore on blockchain pilot

Singapore is getting more attention from the Arab world, with Arab money pouring in from all sides. Now, it is the tiny Kingdom of Bahrain...
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