NUS-ISS Unveils New Facility and More Initiatives to Grow Singapore’s Digital Talent
The university is accelerating the national digital transformation journey with initiatives to recruit digital talent and pursuing comprehensive partnerships with enterprises, trade associations and professional bodies.
Vietnam to be Fastest-Growing E-Commerce Market in Southeast Asia by 2026
Online shopping went up 50% compared to 2020, while online stores rose by 40% year-on-year, resulting in a 1.5-fold increase in total online retail sales nationwide; the country will have 53 million digital consumers by 2021-end.
EXCLUSIVE! The Power of Information Management for the Public Sector
OpenGov Asia, in collaboration with OpenText, deconstructs the use cases of information management in the public sector
AI-generated Brain Data to Help the Disabled
U.S. researchers found that synthetic neurological data created using generative adversarial networks could speed up the training of brain-computer interfaces for people with disabilities.
PolyU to Help HK Shine as an International I&T Hub
The University announced new initiatives in the years to come; PAIR will spearhead the University’s interdisciplinary research efforts in cutting-edge areas such as AI, carbon neutrality, deep space exploration, smart cities and smart energy.
Indonesia Develops AI-Based Platform for Natural Resource Monitoring
BRIN’s Aeronautics and Space Research Organisation is working on an artificial intelligence tool to help monitor the country’s natural resources and environment.
India to Develop Blockchain Network for eGovernment Procurement Systems
The blockchain network will validate the claims of suppliers along with their identities and connect all the e-GP systems through a network, which will help retrieve and validate relevant supplier data between various e-GP systems.
Beijing Launches First Commercial Trial of Self-Driving
The city has launched China’s first pilot program for commercial autonomous driving travel services in the hope that it will expand the number of autonomous cars in use and broaden the industry.
HKUST Develops Personalised Real-time Air Quality Informatics System
The HKUST Institute for the Environment (HKUST-IENV) recently launched the “PRAISE-HK-EXP App” – a new mobile app that helps users analyse their personal air pollution exposure budget.
Central Banks of Indonesia And UAE Central to Boost Cooperation in Payment Systems
A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Central Banks of Indonesia and UAE in order to strengthen payment system cooperation, combat money laundering and prevent the financing of terrorism.