InvestHK organises start-up I&T festival

AI and facial recognition technology drew a lot of attention throughout the week. It is hoped that through events like these the Hong Kong Government will be able to attract investments in its tech talent and start-ups.

Indonesia strengthens support for start-up businesses

The Ministry of Industry aims to produce 20,000 new entrepreneurs by the end of 2020. Training programs, available in the incubator facilities provided by the government, include big data analysis and Internet of Things.

100,000 Indian villages to go digital in the next five years

Bank nationalisation was first done 50 years ago, but a large part of the country was still left out of the economic mainstream with no access to formal banking. Over the last few years, nearly 340 million Jan Dhan bank accounts have been opened, the Minister said.

Online course to equip teachers of new General Education curriculum

A fully online training for teachers of the new General Education (GE) courses is being offered at Mapúa University, in the Philippines. According to a recent press release, the Responsive Outcome-Based Online Training, or ROBOT, is a training program that aims to prepare faculty members in teaching the courses under the New General Education Curriculum […]

Space tech to predict droughts in advance

Satellites were used to detect variations in water availability that affect the growth and condition of grazing land, dryland crops and forests, which can lead to increased fire risk and farming problems several months down the track.