New Zealand establishes algorithm charter for government agencies
Agencies that are signatories, agree to commit to a range of measures, such as explaining how decisions are informed by the algorithms, making sure data is fit for purpose by managing and identifying biases, ensuring that privacy, ethics and that human rights are maintained.
Vietnam develops national payment support portal PayGov
The Vietnamese government is aiming to raise the ratio of public services that can be delivered online to at least 30% by the end of 2020.
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam announces digital transformation program
The city will roll out solutions on building a digital government, developing the digital economy in specific fields, and carrying out digital transformation in a host of sectors.
Philippine Trade Training Centre launches self-help e-learning modules
The move aims to retool, reskill, and upskill MSMEs to strengthen them and their workforce in terms of capability-building.
WA government to help digitally prepare local workforce
The government has already started implementing many recommendations put forward in the Review of Skills, Training and Workforce Development which focus on preparing the workforce for the digital world and furthering new technologies.
Malaysian developing digital infrastructure plan
The availability of existing digital infrastructure information as well as other relevant data from various sources will also be enhanced to enable more effective planning.
HKU government tech lab launches remote working solution
Equipped with the latest mobile technologies, the solution offers tremendous value to companies seeking to monitor and document the progress of work in the field and communicate data to back-end systems in real-time.
Face Verification Technology allows SingPass holders to sign up for digital banking services
The face verification technology developed by GovTech enables Singaporean citizens and permanent residents to sign up for DBS’ digital banking services and activate accounts by using a photo of themselves or in other words a ‘selfie’.