The International Organization of Migration (IOM), a related agency of the United Nations, has selected Tactilis Pte. Limited of Singapore, developers and manufacturers of a new biometric computer card technology, for three pilot projects with IOM.
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The Singapore-based Advisory Council on the Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data held its inaugural meeting on November 30.
As the world moves to choosing where to buy its power versus having a monopoly controlled by the government delivering it to them, PowerSelect, a new online portal provided by Energy Market Company which helps Singapore businesses purchase electricity, is a good example of how this may be managed in the future.
Montreal-based Element AI, a global company focused on artificial intelligence products for business, just announced a major strategic partnership arrangement with GIC, SGInnovate and Singapore Management University (SMU) in a move targeted to create a strong cross-country bridge between Canada and Singapore.
While most agree the digital economy is one of the most promising areas for growth in the Asia-Pacific region, the lack of available well-trained employees threatens to shut own growth before it starts.
After multiple years of increasingly damaging natural disasters, APEC Finance Ministers have gathered to launch a series of initiatives to help mitigate the effects of earthquakes and extreme weather in the region.
Iconic British consumer technology company Dyson just announced it has selected Singapore as the first manufacturing site for a unique new line of electric vehicles.
The Singapore government announced on October 19 it and the European Union signed off on a major free-trade agreement (FTA) on October 19.
Singapore-based Grab, a taxi aggregator and major provider of ride-sharing services similar to Uber in Southeast Asia, is expected soon to close on a deal with Japan’s SoftBank for another $500 million in capital.
As the latest Typhoon Trami crashes through Japan with winds up to 134 mph and Indonesia deals with the aftermath of a 7.5 magnitude earthquake from last week, APEC has issued its own emergency call for more effective means of handling climate-driven and other natural catastrophes in the region.
The ancient Chinese city of Xi'an, which was host city for the 7th APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance Forum, was a showcase for a unique approach to fighting poverty using e-commerce. The learning here are about to roll out across the rest of APEC as a means of fighting poverty throughout the region.
Asia Pacific Companies are increasingly finding ways to run their business with an ever-growing percentage of freelancers, independent contractors and consultants.
With an eye to the growing importance of urban development especially in Southeast Asia's emerging economies, Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Surbana Jurong (SJ), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, a Singapore government affiliated investment company, have formed a joint venture targeting acquisition of $2.5 billion in urban development projects in Asia.
Facebook announced on September 6 its plans to build its first Asian data center in Singapore, at an estimated cost of over $1 billion.
The Amity Global Institute in Singapore is hosting the University of London's new regional offering, its Global Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme.
Thanks to a concerted coordinated effort by APEC member economies, the challenge of doing business in the Asia-Pacific region has improved significantly in the past two years.
Hatten Land Limited of Singapore, resort operator Samsung C&T Corporation, and a major global designer and installer of water slides, Polin Waterparks, plan together to build an RM200 million water theme park. It will the largest in Melaka, Malaysia.
Singapore-based Pulsifi has selected ProximaX Ltd.'s blockchain technology to improve its predictive talent AI analytics engine.
Azbil Corporation of Japan, a major provider of automation solutions for production, just opened a showroom in Singapore to help expand its business operations.
Greenpeace Africa is demanding the total halt of operations for Singaporean-based Halycon Agri and its destructive Cameroonian subsidiary, Sudcam, in running its rubber plantation operations there.
Agricultural Products Maker Farmmi Signs with Bantan Internet Technology to Develop Blockchain Tools
Bantan Internet Technology PTE., Ltd. (BIT), a Singapore company, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese agricultural products supplier Farmmi to develop a series of blockchain technologies for the company.
The Singapore Biomaging Consortium (SBIC) of A*STAR has located a section of the mouse brain called the Tuberal Nucleus, which affects appetite and body weight. It may lead to a major breakthrough in weight control therapy.
Cube Boutique Capsule Hotel at Kampong Glam, Singapore, has just expanded its capacity.
NEC Corporation has won the contract to build the Bay to Bay Express Cable System (BtoBE), a high performance cable connecting Singapore, Hong Kong and the United States.
Chindwin College, a well-respected institution from Yangon, Myanmar, is forming a joint venture with PSB Academy, one of the major private education entities in Singapore. The new school will be called the Chindwin-PSB Institute.