Malaysia approves 45 Public Private Partnerships projects
Going forward, economic growth will be driven by the high-tech sectors, underlining the potential of the digital economy in ensuring Malaysia’s transition to a high-income and developed economy. It is expected that the PPPs will help with that.
Thailand’s National Nanotechnology Centre signs MoUs with 7 universities
The National Nanotechnology Centre (Nanotec) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with 11 network centres from seven universities for phase 3 of the Research Network for Nanotechnology Project.
Automated surveillance monitoring for Singapore’s malls
OpenGov Asia speaks to Mr Raymond Looi, Co-Founder and CEO of Vi Dimensions, at the Security Industry Conference 2018. Vi Dimensions bagged the IMDA-MHA ‘Innovative Solutions for Security Sector 2018’ award.
IoT powers fire detection and monitoring project
Project FLAME is powered by the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Artificial Neural Network technologies. This fire-detecting equipment will only send an alarm when heat irregularities are shown in the heat map and the fire hazard sensor is triggered.
Hong Kong investment firm supports development of cryptocurrency bank
The start-up is building infrastructure to allow companies to pay salaries in cryptocurrencies, and bridging the disconnect between fiat and cryptocurrency payment.
Cyber Smart Week teaches online protection to New Zealanders
Everyday New Zealanders have lost almost NZ$ 10 million to cyber-attacks in the last year. There are also serious harms that are not monetary. These reports are a great reminder that everyone needs to take a minute to review their online security.
Bridging the digital gap with tech-smart Hong Kong teens
While technology plays a vital role in education, the positive or negative effects of online activities outside school depend on the type of media, the type of use, the amount and extent of use, and the characteristics of the individual child, panellists explained.
NSW addresses online abuse with tougher laws
The NSW Government will introduce legislation amending the law to make it clear that the definitions of ‘stalking’ and ‘intimidation’ in the Crimes Act explicitly includes activities conducted online or via text messages that are designed to instil fear of physical or mental harm.