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Vietnam, Singapore Launch Negotiations on Digital Trade Agreement

On June 21, right before the High Level Opening of the Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) High Level Policy Dialogue took place, Singapore and Vietnam...

Alibaba, Google and More Than 300 Other Companies are Now Seeking Singapore Crypto Licences

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said they have received more than 300 applications, including requests from Alibaba and Google, under the Payment Services...

El Salvador, the First Country to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender

El Salvador has been hailed as the very first country in the world to formally adopt cryptocurrency as legal tender after the majority of...

Singapore-Based Bank DBS Issues $11.3 Million in Blockchain Bonds

Singapore-based multi-national bank DBS has issued a US$11.3 million (SGD15 million) digital bond in its DBS Digital Exchange (DDEx) first security token offering (STO)....

DBS Bank Ltd Introduces Asia’s Very First Direct Crypto Offering to Their Private Banking Clients

DBS Bank Ltd, a Singapore-based multinational banking and financial services corporation, announced that it will now allow its private banking clients to invest and...

What Businesses Should Know about Singapore Budget 2021

Discover the highlights of Singapore Budget 2021 and how businesses can benefit from each of the enhancement.

Budget 2021 and Its Effects on Singapore’s Tax System

Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat proposes a drawdown of up to S$11 billion for a second consecutive financial year. Compared...

Chinatown Businesses Expect a Subdued Chinese New Year Amid COVID-19

On Wednesday (Jan 27), Pagoda Street stallholders in Chinatown prepared to welcome Chinese New Year with traditional decorations and browsing shoppers. While customers are still...

Singapore Lays Out Plan to Make the Country a Hub for E-Commerce

Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and Amazon to launch new training programmes to support local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as they showcase their products overseas...

Singapore is Set to Become the “Silicon Valley of Asia”

With Tencent, ByteDance and Alibaba’s plan of adding regional hubs in Singapore, the city-state is set to become the Silicon Valley of Asia, providing...

DBS Launches Digital Exchange to Allow Crypto Trading

The Singaporean banking and financial services corporation DBS has announced that it will set up a digital exchange that includes a cryptocurrency platform to...

Salesforce provide grants to Singapore SMEs

American software company Salesforce has partnered with the Singapore Business Federation to provide $960,000 in cash grants to eligible businesses. This initiative is expected...

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List of 15 NFT Use Cases That Could Go Mainstream

Non-fungible tokens or simply NFTs are here and they have gone mainstream at full speed. Just only a year ago, NFTS specifically art and...

Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) to End After Mid-November

Multimedia messaging service (MMS) will no longer be offered by telcos in Singapore after the middle of November of this year. When this happens, ...

Singapore Deploys Robots to Deter Poor Social Behaviour

Singapore has started rolling out robots to patrol public areas with high foot traffic and deter undesirable social behaviours. For a three-week trial period...