Over Half of Ha Noi Smartphone Users Install National Unified COVID-19 App
PC-COVID is the single app for all COVID-19 prevention and control activities in Vietnam, developed by consolidating separate apps for vaccine certificates, travel permits, health declarations and contact tracing into one.
Digital Platforms to Support Indonesia’s Economy Recovery
Indonesia has seen an increase in the use of digital platforms that have been shown to help in adapting, remaining resilient and recovering from economic shocks, as well as stimulating the economy.
Singapore Accelerates Digital IC in SingPass to Access Public Services
The Digital IC feature was implemented in SingPass to provide users with an alternate means of identification/verification and now all government entities will now be able to access it for the same capability.
Vietnam-Australia Forum Aims to Boost Local AI Development
The countries explored investing in research and producing practical AI products, attracting resources inside and outside the country to build AI training centres and connecting innovative organisations between the two nations.
New Zealand to Enhance Clean Energy Solutions
The country’s new clean energy initiative aims to make the public sector transition to sustainable energy reliance to address climate change issues and achieve carbon neutrality by 2025.
National Payments Corporation of India Launches RuPay Cards for Armed Forces
The RuPay credit card ‘Veer’ for the armed forces will provide a safe, rewarding, and contactless shopping experience to the country’s uniformed personnel and their families.
Expanding Vaccination Initiatives with Tech in the Philippines
The government recently upgraded its VaxCertPH for domestic use and deployed mobile vaccination clinics for vulnerable Filipinos who have trouble accessing LGU vaccine facilities to strengthen various vaccine initiatives.
NTU Singapore Develops New Device to Identify COVID-19
To reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Singapore, NTU has developed a device that can assist scientists in trapping and moving viruses using light and would also benefit the country’s vaccine development.
University of Queensland Preparing Young Mining Engineers for Industry 4.0
UQ and a partner will put $750,000 over three years into integrating digital technologies such as automation, data analytics and robotics into the new curriculum for mining professionals.
Vietnam Central Bank Ranks High in Cyber Information Security
The bank placed among the top organisations in the rankings of cyber information security which covered 89 agencies, including 26 ministries, ministry-level agencies and government agencies, and 63 provincial-level units.