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Government to set up air pollution mitigation technology in Delhi

The WAYU prototype device has been indigenously developed and has the capacity to purify air for an area of about 500 square metres around it. The device consumes only about half a unit of electricity for 10 hours of run-time. The unit has a monthly maintenance cost of only IN ₹ 1500 (approximately US $20.7).

Upgrading for the future

OpenGov Asia had a chance to chat with Mr Balasubramanian, a seasoned industry professional, who is undertaking a master’s degree in Security by Design. Mr Balasubramanian was awarded the National Cybersecurity Postgraduate Scholarship at the National Infocomm Media Award Ceremony 2018.

Humanities in the era of digital revolution

The conference will explore the uses of digital technologies in humanities research and how that is enhancing the ability to make connections between disciplines, sectors, countries and people. Keynotes will also be done on topics such as AI, social media, and social inclusion.

Thai Banker’s Association and BoT raise transfer cap

Money transfer via digital platform has surged after banks waived fees for cross-zone and interbank money transfers, top-ups and bill payments on the digital channel from late March. Digital payments are expected to gradually transform the country into a cashless society. Cash payment account for 72% of the country’s total retail payment volume.

Indonesia’s ITB collaborates for smart city initiative

The capital city of Papua, Jayapura City, is in need of technological development. The team from ITB will not only focus on technology but also on the environmental and the social aspects in developing the smart city strategy.

Real Life Drama

OpenGov Asia had a chat with Chua Min Min, a recipient of the newly rebranded Singapore Digital (SG:D) Scholarship. We talk about how a Korean drama serial helped her to discover her passion.

Cryptocurrency giant chooses Hong Kong for IPO

As the price of bitcoin falls across the globe, the world’s largest designer of products used for mining cryptocurrencies hopes that Hong Kong’s stock exchange will help generate more capital.

Digital tech to expand Philippine microfinance sector

The direction is to achieve a much-needed change in the core banking system. This will be a foundational enabler, aligned with regulations and business opportunities. There are billions worth of remittance and bills transactions happening all over the country and no one wants to be left behind.

Fibre-optic networks to speed up with photonic chips

This will increase processing speed by microseconds, thereby reducing latency or what the gaming community refers to as ‘lag’. It has huge potential benefit in a range of local and access systems such as metropolitan 5G networks, financial trading, cloud computing and the Internet of Things.

Blockchain to empower Thailand’s FSI

The developers of the programme hope that it will remove some of the friction inherent to cross-border transactions. The Thai bank believes the programme will help deliver new and innovative solutions to its customers.


Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.


CTC Global Singapore, a premier end-to-end IT solutions provider, is a fully owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) and ITOCHU Corporation.

Since 1972, CTC has established itself as one of the country’s top IT solutions providers. With 50 years of experience, headed by an experienced management team and staffed by over 200 qualified IT professionals, we support organizations with integrated IT solutions expertise in Autonomous IT, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Well-known for our strengths in system integration and consultation, CTC Global proves to be the preferred IT outsourcing destination for organizations all over Singapore today.


Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit


SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.


HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 


IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.