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Oracle to invest more than $8B in cloud computing and AI in Japan

Oracle Corporation Japan has on Wednesday announced that it plans to invest more than $8 billion over the next ten years to meet the growing demand for cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) infrastructure in Japan.

Walmart-backed Ninjacart makes strategic investment in Philippine agritech firm Mayani

Walmart-backed Ninjacart, India's agri-startup that leverages technology and data to organize the global agriculture ecosystem, has joined forces with Philippine business to business (B2B) agritech innovator Mayani in a landmark deal.

Indonesian healthcare biotechnology firm PathGen raises funding from East Ventures, Royal Group Indonesia

PathGen Diagnostik Teknologi (PathGen), an Indonesia-based healthcare biotechnology startup, announced Friday that it has raised funding from venture capital firms East Ventures and Royal Group Indonesia.

MAS sets aside $26M to support upskilling Singapore’s financial services sector workforce in sustainable finance

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has set aside SGUD 35 million ($25.7 million) in the Financial Sector Development Fund to support upskilling and reskilling, and develop specialists in sustainable finance over the next three years.

IFC, Amundi raise $436M to support green, resilient, inclusive recovery in emerging markets

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and Amundi, an European asset manager, have raised $436 million to support green, resilient, inclusive recovery in emerging markets

Leveraging HR analytics to reduce employee turnover

HR professionals stand at the forefront of fostering thriving workplace environments, and leveraging data-driven insights offers a powerful strategy for achieving this goal. #HR teams can make informed, strategic decisions that directly address employee engagement and retention nuances by harnessing the information available through employee analytics. #AI

Malaysia aims to create 900 startups by 2026 via AI Sanbox program

Malaysia aims to create 900 startups by 2026 via its artificial intelligence (AI) sandbox program.

Malaysia’s MYStartup, NEXEA shortlist 25 tech startups for third accelerator program

MYStartup, a national project initiated by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) in Malaysia and developed by Cradle Fund, has in partnership with NEXEA, a venture capital and startup accelerator firm, kicked off its third accelerator program by shortlisting a total of 25 promising tech startups.

Ant International to establish new digital business center in Malaysia

Ant International, a Singapore-headquartered digital payment and financial technology firm, has announced that it will establish a new digital business center in Malaysia, with a focus on tapping local tech talent to drive its global businesses.

Apple plans to invest $250M to grow its campus in Singapore

Global technology firm Apple has announced new expansion in Singapore, with plans to invest over $250 million to grow its campus in Ang Mo Kio.