Indian Railways on the right track

The Government is working towards a more digitally inclusive railway system network for the country. Booking tickets online is easier and more accessible through its mobile app. It is also providing Wi-Fi services in 715 stations and plans for the complete electrification of railways in the next four years.

Biopsy needle to help make brain surgeries safer

The fibre-optic camera, having the size of a human hair, shines infrared light onto the brain tissue. The computer system behind the needle will then identify the blood vessel and alerts the surgeon.

Hong Kong universities’ MoU for academic collaboration

The signing of collaborative agreement will bolster support for the nation’s development strategy and meet the societal needs in the development of the Greater Bay Area, particularly with regards to tech and digital transformation.

EXCLUSIVE: Cybersecurity is no child’s play

Young or old, good cyber hygiene practices must be learnt by all these days. Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab, shares with OpenGov Asia how they’re advancing cyber awareness in the region through their latest evangelists – primary school students.

Digital ID in Thailand entering test phase

The Digital ID will enable users to do mobile banking without any documents. Moreover, facial recognition tech will be used in the Digital ID to prevent criminals from assuming fraudulent identities or stealing legitimate ones.

How telemedicine leads to better healthcare (Part 2)

How far can healthcare go? Very far apparently, thanks to advancements in ICT infrastructure. Dr Zoran Bolevich, Chief Information Officer of NSW Health and Chief Executive of eHealth NSW, shares with OpenGov Asia why distance is becoming less of a hassle in delivering world class healthcare to the even the remotest individual.

India and the digital revolution

In its report, India’s Policy Commission said the country should have physical digital connectivity, 100% basic digital literacy throughout the country and easy access to online government services.