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


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