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How technology could transform drug research in 2022

When we think of new technologies in medicine, we tend to conjure images of futuristic AI computers, 3D-printed organs, and robot surgeons. The ambitious and lesser-explored methods currently being applied in drug discovery and development, however, could prove to be just as exciting. A GlobalData survey this year revealed that over 70% of pharma industry […]

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Shaping the Future of Technology Governance: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Accelerating the societal benefits of artificial intelligence and machine learning while ensuring equity, privacy, transparency, accountability and social impact. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a key driver of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Its effect can be seen in homes, businesses, schools and even public spaces, enabling advances in autonomous driving, energy efficiency, and even facilitating better […]

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Singapore expected to tighten monetary policy – but by how much?

Singapore’s central bank is likely to tighten its policy settings at its review this month, the third time in a row, as inflationary pressures intensify due to global supply-side disruptions and an easing of the city-state’s border controls. All 15 economists polled by Reuters forecast the Monetary Authority of Singapore to tighten its policy, but […]

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Malaysians duped by fake job offers in Cambodia were beaten, abused with electric shocks: Lawyer

The 16 Malaysians who were duped by lucrative job offers in Cambodia were abused with electric shocks and forced to work as scammers without any salary. The victims, 12 of whom were repatriated on Tuesday (Apr 12) morning, were also beaten and slapped, said their lawyer. Heng Zhi Li, who represents the 15 men and […]

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Japan, Cambodia officials agree to cooperate on Myanmar

Japan’s foreign minister met Monday with the son and appointed successor of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and agreed to cooperate in dealing with the situation in Myanmar following the military’s seizure of power, Japanese officials said. Hun Manet, who is currently commander of Cambodia’s army, accompanied his father during his January visit to Myanmar, […]

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Crypto exchange Binance is about to accelerate blockchain sector in Busan, South Korea

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Busan, South Korea, to support the development of the city’s blockchain ecosystem. The company, which will provide Busan with technological and infrastructure help for building out the city’s blockchain industry, said it will also push the promotion of the […]