Country's trade pact with Pacific Alliance member states--comprising Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru--aims to ease market access and explore opportunities in e-commerce and technology innovation, amongst others.
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Chinese tech vendor expects to close 2021 with 634 billion yuan ($99.45 billion) in revenue, a 28.88% drop from the year before, and sees "serious challenges" in 2022 with an uncertain business environment, growing deglobalisation, and the "politicisation of technology".
Seoul will be Singapore's first Asian digital economy ally, with the bilateral agreement covering several areas including the development of cross-border online payment and data standards, as well as adoption of artificial intelligence government frameworks.
Singapore and the UK have wrapped up negotiations on a digital economy agreement that encompasses various initiatives that include establishing interoperable systems for digital payments, trusted data flows, digital identities, and cybersecurity.
Chinese tech giant aims to develop low-carbon systems for markets such as data centres and electric vehicles with its digital power subsidiary, which was established in June 2021 to better address growing demand for clean energy and IT sustainability.
Beijing has formally applied to join the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement, which currently includes Singapore, New Zealand, and Chile, paying China is ready to work with other nations and deepen digital collaboration.
Esports can grow to become a lucrative industry in Southeast Asia, but the ecosystem and business models must first be developed, says Impunity Esports CEO.
Region will be home to 350 million online shoppers by end-2021, up from 310 million last year, and will see online spending climb 60% per person, pushing e-commerce sales to grow two-fold to $254 billion by 2026.
Professional networking platform unveils pilot scheme in Singapore with the aim to encourage businesses to hire based on a jobseeker's skills, rather than past experience or qualifications, and assess candidates in "a more equitable way".
Just weeks after championing its vision of an "endemic norm", Singapore takes a big step backwards reinstating COVID-19 restrictions amidst a current outbreak, when it should instead be tapping its technological gains to steer its population confidently forward.