Dubai Declaration launched for better data financing
Good data and statistics for sustainable development need good financing. The launch of the Dubai Declaration aims to achieve just that.
Indonesian and Korean start-ups showcased in a joint event
The Indonesia-Korea Tech-Startup Demo Day was part of the Global Mentoring Program, which aims to explore the potential and development of South Korean start-ups to enter the Indonesian market. Other events were mentoring sessions and participation in the business-matching and demo day.
Role for insurance in cybersecurity within ASEAN
In light of global trade wars and regional circumstances, Minister for Finance Mr Heng Swee Keat reinforced the need for resilience at the 15th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference. Insurance has a great role to play in bolstering against preventable attacks or unexpected disasters, boosting the rate of recovery.
India, Japan to cooperate on security technology
The leaders have agreed to conduct joint research on AI, IoT and other advanced technologies. With Japan’s software and India’s hardware, the two nations hope to innovate and promote global innovation through the exchange of IT talent and technologies.
VR to prepare South Australians for bushfire
The virtual reality scenario replicates typical conditions experienced in a major fire, including strong, changeable winds fanning the flames. The scenario is realistic but safe and underlines the importance of being prepared in the event of a major fire.
245 Data breaches reported in Australia between July and Sept 2018
The Office of Australian Information Commissioner has published the third instalment of the Notifiable Data Breaches Quarterly Statistics Report. This quarter saw an increase in the number of breaches.
Bill on Consolidated Poverty Data Collection approved on second reading
It is the generation of data at the local level, serving as basis in targeting poor households in the planning, budgeting and implementation of government programs geared towards poverty alleviation. It merges data collection of all national agencies, geotagging, and the Community Based Monitoring.
3D mapping to enable smarter land use
Data will be used for better management of natural hazards. It is essential for better flood risk mapping. It will also provide better understanding of the impacts of climate change such as landslides and erosion, as well as an improved environmental management.