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Steady does it as Singapore finds niche in competitive AI space

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Singapore unveiled its national artificial intelligence (AI) strategy along with five key projects last month - some two years after countries such as Canada, China, France, Germany, South Korea and Japan released theirs.

Canada was the first to do so in 2017, committing C$125 million (S$128.7 million) to invest in AI research and talent.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 02, 2019, with the headline Steady does it as Singapore finds niche in competitive AI space. Subscribe