COMMENTARY

INDUSTRY 4.0 is impacting the world by storm. For Singapore to remain relevant in this highly globalised and competitive environment, businesses need to continuously innovate and use their resources...

RAYMOND Riley got his first car at the dawn of the century. It was an old Volvo. His dad's friend was a master mechanic and came over to help revive the turbo station wagon...

[TOKYO] Japan's capital expenditure boom is shifting to the services sector, stirring fears that self-checkout systems and software will take the human touch out of omotenashi, the country'...

[TOKYO] In Haidilao International Holding's hotpot restaurants, robots are replacing chefs and waiters...

OPINION

SINGAPORE prides itself as a nation with one of the highest employment rates for people aged 65 and over. The Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) and other...

AT Muller Precision Engineering's plant in Redditch, south of Birmingham, James Gibbs is in charge of three clattering pieces of machinery older than he is...

COMMENTARY

MOST studies of the impact of artificial intelligence on jobs and the economy have focused on developed countries such as the US and Britain. But, through my work as a scientist, technology executive...

WE are living in an age of insecurity. Increasingly, the enlightenment values of liberal democracy, liberal economies and a rules-based international system are being repudiated - despite having...

THE insurance sector is increasingly seeing the strategic benefits of adopting Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in business processes. The technology, also known as a common form of intelligent...

[NEW YORK] The public is broadly fearful that automation will lead to significant job losses, with many populations skeptical the technologies will boost economic efficiency, according to a survey of...