UNSW receives largest ARC funding share

With total funding worth A$ 45 million, the various projects include climate change and coastal ecosystems, genome editing, cyber-attacks and low-cost technology, among others.

Indonesia to regulate digital gold transactions

The sellers will be required to physically have the gold products on hand before they can actually offer them to potential buyers online. More importantly, the transaction should also be finalised through clearing, which means that the product should be received upon completion of payment.

Philippine government to boost local firms’ R&D

The program provides financial assistance to private firms for at least three years to help enhance their capacity. This can be used for the acquisition of high-tech equipment and machinery, technology licensing, and patent rights.

Four HKSTP companies receive CES innovation awards

The four companies innovated in the fields of home appliances tech, cybersecurity and personal privacy, wearable technologies, fitness, sports and biotech as well as embedded technologies. They will showcase their innovations at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, USA.

Eight essential strategies to mitigate cybersecurity

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has shared a document titled Strategies to Mitigate Cyber Security Incidents. The document prioritises a list of mitigation strategies to assist organisations in protecting their systems against cyberthreats. The strategies can be customised to each organisation’s needs and concerns.

New partnership forms dedicated blockchain research group

Aided by the research grant and support from the company, the project will help the University deliver research papers, software artefacts, and opportunities in higher education that have never been seen before in the blockchain space.

Malaysia champions green jobs and skills in ASEAN

The Prime Minister stated urged the nations present at the meeting to embark on this journey immediately, noting that Malaysia will do its best to take the labour sector forward by incorporating green jobs and skills into the aegis of its chairmanship, particularly in greentech and renewable energy.