Asian Cities Using Technology to Keep Public Transport Running During the Pandemic

Public transport in cities is highly vulnerable to disease outbreaks such as the global coronavirus pandemic. However, public transport is the lifeline of movement through cities, so governments are keen to keep services running and offer citizens a safe way to travel. Many Asian cities such as Seoul in Korea and Delhi in India have […]

Next generation of compliance to be powered by AI and advanced analytics

After the immense success of its OpenGovLive! event with delegates from the Philippines FSI sector yesterday, OpenGov Asia delivered another inspiring event with the audience from the same segment in Singapore on 19 August 2020. The event was a testimony to the timeliness of the topic: Powering-Next Generation compliance through Advanced Analytics and AI. The […]

Vietnam aims to be in the top 30 countries for cybersecurity by 2030

By 2030 Vietnam will be listed as one of the top 30 countries for the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) Global Cybersecurity Index, targeted by the national digital transformation program. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has issued a plan to achieve this goal. The national digital transformation program, approved by the Prime Minister in […]

HKSTP launches technology validation platform

The Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) announced the launch of the city’s first Technology Validation Platform dedicated to providing businesses and end-users with critical physical and virtual testing to evaluate the performance of AI and Robotics (AIR) solutions for mass adoption in key industries. The Technology Validation Platform is the first in […]

Vietnam to link e-government with smart city growth, digital transformation

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) recently held a consultation session with businesses about the proper strategies for e-government development in the 2021-2025 period, with a vision to 2030. The government identified that this process must be strongly linked to digital transformation and smart city establishment and ensure cybersecurity as well as national digital […]

Building data capacity in Malaysia

The Malaysian branch of a Japanese multinational system integration company announced that it surging ahead with plans to expand data centre capabilities across the Asia Pacific and the wider world, with enhancements in Malaysia and Indonesia now months away. In Malaysia, the company is currently constructing a fifth data centre at its Cyberjaya campus, located 30km away […]