Daily Archives: 2017-08-21

DBS to invest 20 million to transform employees into digital workforce

Following Prime Minister Lee’s National Day Rally speech about building a Smart Nation on Sunday, DBS Bank announced today that it is investing S$20 million over five years in a broad-based programme to skill its 10,000 Singapore-based employees in digital banking and emerging technologies, enabling them to thrive in the digital economy and adapt to the future of work. The DBS’ …

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National Day Rally ignores root problems and alternative solutions

Many have criticised PM Lee’s decision to focus on pre-schooling, diabetes, and Smart Nation. I disagree with the notion that these are unimportant matters. These three issues profoundly affect socioeconomic equality and have the potential to improve our lives in very real and tangible ways. It is just a pity that we seem to be obsessed with doing more rather …

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