Economic Affairs: Building a bigger digital red dot

ST associate editor Vikram Khanna (left) speaking with Infocomm Media Development Authority chief executive Lew Chuen Hong last week. Mr Lew says embracing digital will be the key to Singapore’s next wave of growth. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
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Amid the economic wreckage caused by Covid-19, one of the bright spots for Singapore has been the information and communications sector, which grew by 4.8 per cent last year even as the overall economy contracted by 5.4 per cent.

Similar trends occurred in other countries. This was partly down to the acceleration of digital adoption amid the rise of remote work and online commerce.

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