2 thoughts on “Singapore, the new bandwidth nation”

  1. >> Having a small and young country helps!

    It sure does. What also helps is a government and a system that runs the country like a big MNC.Every policy that the government promotes is in line with the overall goal of making Singapore a regional hub of all business (and if the latest initiatives bears fruit even cultural) activities.

    However one of the few things some people in the technology area have been worried about is the shift in emphasis from IT to Biotech and the subsequent diversion of funds from one area to the other. The research grants have taken a hit, KRDL, now part of I2R, one of the few pure research inistitutions in Singapore is still struggling to go back to its roots after the mixed success in the dot com boom time.

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