How technology can help SMEs get paid on time

For small businesses, late payments can be the difference between surviving or failing. This is something that local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have been grappling with for years prior to Covid-19. However, the ongoing pandemic has only exacerbated this...

Homegrown AI health solution wins international award

A South African-born financial services technology company has won a Southeast Asian award for its artificial intelligence (AI) system that is designed to make healthcare more affordable and effective, answering to the needs of the future today. The Singapore...

The greatest barrier to education

More than 70% of disadvantaged students lost learning due to limited or no access to digital devices, this is according to a report by Oxford University Press (OUP) titled Education: the journey towards a digital revolution, which reflects on how schools can embrace...

Can hybrid learning reshape the educational landscape? (By Huang Yu)

Hybrid learning is an educational model that entails some students attending class in-person while others join virtually, writes Huang Yu, director of the education and healthcare department: global government business unit in the Huawei Enterprise Business Group. For...

Retailers are going digital-first this holiday season

For retailers this holiday season, everything is relative when you consider last year’s widespread lockdown of physical spaces and an accelerated shift to digital commerce in response to the global pandemic. By Robbie Kearns, senior regional vice-president at...