The Wholesale Trade Industry Transformation Map (ITM) 2025 was recently launched, laying out growth strategies to develop Singapore into a global trade hub via digitalisation, tech adoption and automation.
Several initiatives to digitalise, harmonise, and standardise all the government services in the Philippines start from easing the permitting procedures to establishing a live database and map information systems.
Private and public sectors have deployed AI in several applications to enhance governance and ease of living – apps that turn voice into text and supervise drivers, a camera that recognises people under protective masks, and a multi-cognitive AI platform.
President Joko Widodo asks the local government to apply an e-government system (SPBE) and utilise AI to handle stunting cases as a similar effort has successfully reduced the issues in the Sumedang regency.
MIT researchers announced new architecture that allows quantum computing to increase information flow fidelity to around 96% for a more powerful device.