Eyeing promising players to boost growth

Technology fuels new industries even as it gives life to old ones, reports Aw Cheng Wei

Mr Chng Kai Fong.
Mr Chng Kai Fong.

Singapore is on a mission to court technology mavens to drive foreign investment and create higher-quality jobs, as it strives to be a digital hub in the region.

The chief suitor is the Economic Development Board (EDB), which is eyeing advanced manufacturers and tech start-ups that want to expand in the region.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 31, 2019, with the headline 'Eyeing promising players to boost growth'. Subscribe