Japan to use AI to stop drug smuggling
The Finance Ministry is promoting a program to introduce AI and other technology to help customs agents crackdown on increased smuggling of illegal drugs.
Indonesia strengthens digital cooperation ties with Singapore
The two economies are also planning to implement a sharing of best practices and protocols regarding the rollout and enhancement of 5G networks.
Laos-Vietnam Cooperation Committee opens official portal
The project will help the committee digitise its data on operations, investment promotion, and management of Vietnam-Laos cooperation projects.
Fitness app adopted by Indonesia’s Ministry of Youth and Sports
The use of the health application is seen to encourage people to embrace healthy living in the midst of the global health crisis.
NSW government opens tenders for first regional gigabit fibre network
The network, which is slated for rollout from 2022, will be the first piece of major infrastructure delivered under the government’s $400 million regional digital connectivity program. The program aims to improve telecommunications infrastructure in under-served regions of the state.
India drafting latest National Science Technology and Innovation Policy
The policy aims to bring about profound changes by building a nurtured ecosystem that promotes research and innovation from individuals and organisations.
HK government innovation lab rolls out new solutions
The first solution is an IoT-enabled Smart Office Solution; the second is a cloud-based privacy-by-default anti-phishing SaaS tool, and the third solution is VR mapping solution.
Pasig government integrates digital contact tracing with other cities
Local government officials are encouraging other public sector units and agencies to join in initiatives to streamline digital contact tracing methods.
Philippines DTI launches platform for first virtual national trade fair
Government officials express optimism that utilising online platforms will make the event more accessible to a larger consumer market