The Singapore Perspective: Focus on education and training to plug skills gap

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Singapore is one of the forerunners among Asean member states in artificial intelligence (AI) adoption, alongside countries such as Indonesia and Thailand.

To drive the development of AI, $150 million was set aside for a national programme called AI Singapore. Announced in May 2017, it is to be used over five years to boost Singapore's AI capabilities.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 29, 2019, with the headline 'Focus on education and training to plug skills gap'. Subscribe