Updates on Personal Data Protection in Singapore

Singapore’s Public Sector Data Security Review Committee has provided its third update on the government’s personal data protection activities. The committee was formed to recommend policies and an action plan to secure citizens’ data.

NZ and UK Sign Innovation Agreement

The Research, Science and Innovation Arrangement demonstrates the commitment to a closer bilateral relationship, bringing UK and New Zealand researchers and businesses together to address shared challenges.

India Works to Advance Indian Language Technology

The new centre for Indian languages intersects academia, industry and NGOs, allowing contributions to be broad-based, spanning cutting-edge AI research, open datasets as infrastructure and applications for common use.

Vietnam, US Work to Digitise Vietnamese SMEs

The Ministry of Planning and Investment and the USAID are working together to help small and medium-sized enterprises accelerate digital transformation and build capacity for broader access to finance.

Singapore to Boost Climate FinTech Solutions

The Point Carbon Zero Programme was initiated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore with the intention of accelerating the development, incubation and scaling of climate-related FinTech solutions in Asia.

India to Bring 4G to 24,680 Uncovered Villages

The Union Cabinet has approved a project for the saturation of 4G mobile services in uncovered villages across the country through the Universal Service Obligation Fund, at an estimated cost of US$3.3 billion.