The Singapore government in June 2006 launched its 10-year roadmap, dubbed Intelligent Nation 2015 (iN2015), in a bid to ensure the city-state would achieve economic and social benefits through the innovative use of infocomm technologies. Here's a look at how the Little Red Dot adopts ICT to gain more business intelligence and improve living standards.
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