Thailand sees massive digital investor draw
Digital business is one of 12 targeted industries under the government’s S-curve policy. It consists of software development, digital platform service, cloud service and innovation incubation centre. Since early 2018, the BoI has approved enterprise software, digital content and embedded software.
Securities Commission Malaysia completes blockchain pilot project
The project aimed to examine the technical implementation and feasibility of blockchain technology in the underlying market infrastructure for unlisted and over-the-counter (OTC) markets. Project Castor aimed to demonstrate how DLT-based infrastructure can be implemented for the equity crowdfunding market.
UNSW solar electric car sets world record for efficiency
The Sunswift solar car team set a new Guinness World Record for the lowest energy consumption while driving across Australia in an electric car. Despite setbacks the past year, the team of 14 students completed the 4100km journey from Perth to Sydney without a hitch and two days ahead of schedule.
Hong Kong renovation service and digital platform secures HK$10.9 million
The new funds will be used to specifically expand the market penetration of its online to offline business within the Hong Kong market and to accelerate the automation of the renovation platform.
One Map Policy Geoportal to solve land conflicts in Indonesia
The government could identify the plots of land with overlapping utilisation plans. 83 thematic maps have already been integrated and have already been entered into the Geoportal.
HK Airport Authority and French firm launch mobile digital advertising platform
Digital advertising panels in the airport are now also embedded with QR codes so that passengers who do not use the app can access the website for the campaign. Moreover, it was recently announced that HKIA will welcome 10 new brands as its operator, Airport Authority of Hong Kong (AAHK), finalised a substantial luxury tender issued earlier this year.
Free cybersecurity tool for NZ SMEs launched
Cybersecurity should be synonymous with commercial health and safety practices and codes. The tool provides a series of questions that guide business owners on how and why they need to increase their cybersecurity levels. It also suggests new processes and procedures.
Adelaide: home of the Australian Space Agency
Adelaide was chosen to host the Agency after putting forward the strongest case. It is already home for more than 60 organisations and 800 employees in the space sector and this decision builds on the very strong technology and defence presence in the state.