Eileen Yu

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Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently an independent business technology journalist and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 19 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings. Eileen majored in Journalism at The University of Queensland, Australia, where she wrote an honours thesis titled: To Censor or Not: The Great Singapore Dilemma. In her By The Way blog, she covers industry developments in Singapore as well as other Asian markets, and aims to drive discussions about the impact of government regulations and policies.

Eileen Yu has no shares-related information to disclose as she doesn't hold investments in the organisations she covers. Acceptance of fees related to her freelance projects does not constitute an endorsement of the company and will not influence her coverage of the company. She is not sponsored by any company or under any exclusive contract.

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Singapore to introduce GST on imported digital services

Singapore to introduce GST on imported digital services

Slated to take effect from January 2020, the new tax does not impact e-commerce purchases, but will apply to goods and services imported from suppliers based overseas that do not have local establishments, including video streaming and software subscription fees.

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Singapore banks record $229.1M in fintech funds

Singapore banks record $229.1M in fintech funds

Singapore attracted a record high of US$229.1 million in fintech funding last year, fuelled by two major deals in the fourth quarter and the government's efforts to establish the country as a fintech hub.

February 13, 2018 by

Product strategy key to cashless adoption in APAC

Product strategy key to cashless adoption in APAC

Achieving scale is critical to ensure the viability of mobile payment systems and there needs to be regulatory and industry alignment across Asia-Pacific, as well as globally, for such payments to hit mainstream.

February 8, 2018 by

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