Thailand conglomerate announces automated shop in 2019
The company plans to deploy autonomous warehouse robots to replace manpower and substantially cut overhead costs. The robots will enable the company to maximise existing space by 500%.
Filipino start-up customises HR system to company’s needs
The start-up sells, rents and does the system. The system is sold to big companies for them to use. MSMES that cannot afford to buy, pay rent for the system on a monthly basis. For companies that are really small, the start-up does the payroll for them.
Malaysia and China trade tops RM385 billion according to Matrade, particularly technology
China agrees to more balanced trade while expanding overall trade volume and exploring new cooperation in e-commerce, traditional industries and technological innovation. Malaysia expresses hope that more Chinese companies will invest in Malaysia in fields such as the digital economy, agriculture, auto-making and high technology.
Mobile app to block mobile network hackers
Train stations, coffee shops, malls and government offices are the typical places where Wi-Fi hackers mostly catch their victims. People should not be worried anymore since the app will now protect their mobile phones against these threats.
Philippine Congress urged to pass Philippine Innovation Bill
The government should provide the people with the right perspective and skills to be competitive. The bill is set to establish the National Innovation Council, which will be in charge of setting priority areas for innovation and developing the National Innovation Agenda and Strategy Document.
ASTRI demonstrates its latest technologies at PT EXPO China 2018 in Beijing
At the expo, the institute will showcase a variety of technologies it has developed in collaboration with various other tech institutes and companies, both for governmental, corporate and commercial use.
Indian Government to establish data analytics centre for better governance
The Centre of Excellence for Data Analytics that will help the government offer better services to its citizens by analysing the data generated during the governance process. The centre is jointly developed by National Informatics Centre and National Informatics Centre Services Incorporated.
Malaysia and Singapore agree to share tech on waste management
Malaysia and Singapore vowed to partner on better waste management at the Malaysia-Singapore Joint Committee on the Environment (MSJCE) held in Malaysia. At the meeting, both countries also agreed to enhance collaboration through further cooperation in new areas such as climate change, circular economy, industrial pollution and radiation safety.
Signing up for the future
The collaborations will equip researchers and working professionals with the necessary skills and experience to build, deploy and apply AI solutions.
Philippines collaborates with Russia on cybersecurity
Both parties agreed to cooperate on mutual response to cybersecurity incidents and information-exchange on cybersecurity threats, policies and technologies. The Philippines is also seeking to sign MoUs with other countries, similar to Russia’s, to further strengthen its cybersecurity posture.