Asia’s digital technology hiring landscape in 2021

FIs remain vigilant towards remote working risks and take pre-emptive steps to mitigate them. During 2020 Asia’s traditional revenue streams were hampered, resulting in salary and recruitment slowdowns, and a new working normal was imposed. As businesses turned to the latest technological advancements in order to counterbalance the effects of…

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Budgets and tech innovation in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Secretary for Innovation and Technology Xue Yongheng on the new measures in the field of innovation and technology in Hong Kong budget 2021. Innovation and technology is an important driving force for future economic development. The current government has invested more than 100 billion yuan to support the…

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Singapore seeks digital innovations to bring a stronger economy

Heng Swee Keat Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance of Singapore delivered the country’s budget for 2021 financial year. Budget 2021: Emerging Stronger Together sets out the Government’s plans to continue to tackle our immediate challenges, and build a stronger Singapore that is economically…

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Australian tech sector wages set to grow

Despite a global pandemic the Australian tech sector remains resilient when it comes to growth. Continued wage rises in the tech sector appear untroubled from the turbulence caused by COVID-19, according to the latest tech salary and staff attrition report from Australia’s peak industry representative body for innovation technology, the…

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Hong Kong Govt. spends HK$1B to support IT adoption in businesses

Funding will support enterprises looking at remote working to continue their business and services during the epidemic. The Technology and Innovation committee of Hong Kong the Government, under the Anti-epidemic Fund has allocated an additional provision of $1 billion to the Distance Business Programme, to help support enterprises adopt IT…

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Australia reviews major reforms foreign investment framework

Could have implications for technology companies The Australian Government has announced significant reforms to the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 since its introduction. These reforms will ensure that our foreign investment framework keeps pace with emerging risks and global developments, including similar changes to foreign investment regimes in comparable…

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