India’s task force for e-commerce policy

According to the Minister of Commerce and Industry, the new e-commerce policy draft will focus on several areas including the promotion transparency in pricing and discounts and protection of the interests of both retailers and consumers. The new e-commerce regulations are expected to take effect on 1 February, this year.

Thailand to get new blockchain e-voting tech

Blockchain will eliminate the need to collect votes from election points and deliver to a central location, saving labour costs and preventing fraud as data is transmitted directly from the voters to the election controller.