Philippines signs MoU with Taiwan for blockchain

The MoU will establish the Taiwan-Philippines Digital Corridor will use blockchain technology as the foundation for better economic cooperation that will connect Taipei, Kaohsiung, Cagayan and Manila together.

ISRO to collaborate with academic institutes to bolster space tech

The Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) will collaborate with academic institutes to boost space technologies in fields related to satellite communication, satellite navigation applications development and ground segment, and signal conditioning, among others.

LTA launches ‘SimplyGo’ – Contactless Bank Cards Doubling up as Travel Cards

SimplyGo allows commuters to use contactless bank cards as their travel card on public transport, removing the need to carry a separate travel card or make any upfront top-ups before travelling. Following a successful pilot of the Account-Based Ticketing (ABT) system, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will launch SimplyGo starting with Mastercard® on 4 April […]

MAS propose updates to Technology Risk and Business Continuity Management Guidelines

The Monetary Authority of Singapore released two consultation papers on proposed changes to the Technology Risk Management (TRM) Guidelines and the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Guidelines yesterday – 7 March 2019. The changes will require financial institutions’ to put in place enhanced measures to strengthen operational resilience. These take into account the rapidly changing physical […]