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SINGAPORE'S FUTURE ECONOMY

In S'pore's automation drive, execution is key

Analysts say govt must use funds efficiently by implementing new schemes properly

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Singapore

THE Singapore government's automation push is, in broad terms, a good thing; but how it is executed will be crucial, if it is to amount to more than just a waste of public funds.

After all, a great deal of money is at stake. In Budget 2016, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat