Singapore Government Launches Digital Platform to Combat Money Laundering
The two bodies announced the launch of a digital platform and enabling regulatory framework for financial institutions to prevent money laundering, terrorism financing and proliferation financing.
AI System Identifies Buildings Damaged by Wildfire
U.S. researchers have developed an AI system that helps classifying buildings with wildfire damage by relying solely on post-fire images with 92% accuracy.
MoUs to Enable Deep Tech Innovation at PolyU
PolyU signed MoUs with three strategic partners to further propel the “GBA PolyVentures 2025” blueprint laid down by the university to nurture and accelerate deep tech and enable I&T research excellence.
Kerala, India Uses Sensing Technology to Improve Railway Safety
Using a Fibre Bragg Grating sensor-driven monitoring system, rail corporations can embed or attach sensors in rail structures, enabling both on-demand and continuous data, as well as 24/7 warning alerts for damage detection.
Successful Deployment of AI in Ophthalmology in the Philippines
The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development showcased the country’s first deployment of Artificial Intelligence in ophthalmology, which has the potential to eliminate diabetes-related blindness.
Technology to Ensure Food Security in China
China has laid out a plan to promote higher quality production of major food crop varieties to achieve food security by developing innovation-driven technology.
Boosting Victoria’s Defence Industry and Digital Future
The Victorian Government is supporting Victorian defence industry companies to transform their operations by deploying digital technologies to drive value and productivity via the $1.36 million Smart Enough Factory programme.
Vietnam Witnesses Rise in Digital Banking Adoption Rate
Fintech and e-wallet penetration reached 56% this year in Vietnam, a hike of 40 percentage points from 2017, higher than the average of APAC emerging markets (at 54%) and developed markets (43%).
Indonesia Launches E-Stamps to Ease Electronic Transactions
Eelectronic stamps have recently been introduced in Indonesia to ease the process of fulfilling tax obligations.
Taiwan, Germany Explore Tech Strategy for Carbon Neutrality
The countries are collaborating to explore the importance of energy transition by developing new measures and technologies to achieve their goal of carbon neutrality.