Organisations in Singapore support government’s Digital for Life Movement
The DfL movement aims to strengthen the community to help Singapore citizens use digital as a lifelong tool, and to enrich their lives through digital platforms.
IoT and 5G adoption get a boost in New Zealand
A New-Zealand based telco launched an Innovation Studio with interactive zones that cater to different business applications that can utilise 5G and IoT.
India, Taiwan collaborate on AI-based ‘start pandemic prevention’ system
Indian and Taiwanese institutes have developed an AI-based pandemic prevention system and plan to develop a tool to identify fabricated videos.
Contact tracing app for the Philippines’ DILG
The agency aims to promote a unified system that will allow seamless contact tracing efforts amid the rise of COVID-19 cases in the country.
ARENA commits $47 million to Queensland pumped hydro plant
The project will be the first pumped hydro plant to be used specifically to support the integration of variable renewable energy generation technologies.
Singapore trials solar-powered buses
The buses will sport ultra-thin solar panels that convert solar energy into electricity for their batteries, lessening the load on their alternators thus reducing carbon.
Thailand to launch 5G pilot
The Eastern Economic Corridor (EECO) has partnered with state-owned National Telecommunications (NT) to launch the country’s first 5G pilot.
Indonesians turn to digital services and fintech amid COVID-19
Fintech companies and e-commerce service providers believe that MSMEs in the country should be encouraged to move to the digital space amid the pandemic.
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Enrico Paringit on applying emerging technologies and R&D to government services amid COVID-19
Dr Enrico Paringit, Executive Director, Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology, R&D, discusses how they use technology to administer public services amid COVID-19.
Underwater cables to boost connectivity in Singapore, Indonesia
International tech giants join forces to layout two new undersea cables to boost the connectivity of Indonesia, Singapore and North America.