Singapore Explores Plans to Develop Maritime Tech, Cybersecurity
MPA has signed an MoU establishing a Maritime Cybersecurity Roundtable to develop initiatives to improve cybersecurity collaboration and has also expanded the Sea Transport Industry Development Plan to drive digital transformation.
China’s Digital Yuan Eases Construction Project Payments
It may not have been officially launched across the nation, but the digital yuan is already starting to factor changes in the Chinese market starting with the construction business.
Government Rolls Out Funding for Space Park’s Common User Facility
The government has announced AU$ 20 million funding for a common user facility at the Australian Space Park as part of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative to boost the nation’s sovereign space manufacturing capability.
Vietnam Approves Digital Economy Development Strategy
The plan aims to gain low-middle-income status by 2025, become an upper-middle-income country by 2030 and a high-income country by 2045 with the digital economy to contribute 20% to its GDP by 2025.
Taiwan Launches Digital Submission System for Medical Devices
The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration is relatively new but the agency is already factoring digital into its processes starting with its medical device application.
Australia-India to Research New Critical Minerals Extraction Tech
Newly-funded research at UniSA aims to further transform the way rare earth elements and other vital battery metals are recovered from the earth.