New Zealand to tax multinationals in digital services

The cross-border digital services in New Zealand are estimated to be valued at around NZ$ 2.7 billion. The Government is determined to guarantee that multinational companies involved in this sector of the economy pay their fair share of tax.

India plans to use AI for better governance

India is strengthening its legal system and regulatory framework to deal with this world of digital data. The government is using AI tech in cybersecurity, defence, agriculture, and law enforcement, among others.

PolyU projects secure funding to drive Smart City goals

PolyU will leverage its cross-disciplinary strength to come up with solutions to help prevent and treat illnesses via the use of AI-powered medical images, predictive analytics and diagnosis, surgical robotic systems and more tech.

Budget 2019 aims to transform economy by investing in digitalisation of firms and workers

The Finance Minister said in his Budget 2019 speech that economic transformation is critical. He outlined three key areas of the Budget that would help support this transformation. Building deep enterprise capabilities Building deep worker capabilities Encouraging strong partnerships, within Singapore and across the world. He said that $4.6 billion would be invested over the […]

Singapore Government invests in Digital defence in 2019 budget

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced during the Budget 2019 speech that the Singapore government will invest $15.5 billion – which is equivalent to about 30% of its total expenditure this year – to support the city state’s defence, security and diplomacy efforts. . He stated that not just only physical threats towards Singapore are […]

Australia Government announces cyber attack on political parties

The latest cyber attack against Australia’s ruling and opposition parties was the work of a “sophisticated state actor,” said the country’s prime minister on Monday. This cyber attack comes less than three months before the  national election. Hacker accessed networks of ruling and opposition parties The hack was first reported in a parliamentary statement on […]