Cybersecurity Health Plan with SME Funding in Singapore
The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore will start an initiative to create cybersecurity health plans with financial assistance for small and medium-sized businesses aiming to strengthen national cyber defences.
New Cloud Infrastructure Launched in Malaysia
Malaysia is attracting significant digital investments, driven by strong government support and investment in tech areas like communication network infrastructure and data centres aiming to reach the government’s RM70 billion investment goal by 2025.
India: Two-Factor Authentication for Aadhaar-Based Fingerprint Authentication
India has implemented a new two-factor authentication security mechanism for Aadhaar-based fingerprint authentication. The AI/ML-powered system uses a combination of finger minutia and finger image to enhance the liveness check of captured fingerprints, improving security and preventing fraudulent attempts.
Indonesia: Accelerate Digitalisation in Balikpapan to Support New National Capital
The Ministry of PANRB has intensified digitalisation in various regions, especially the Balikpapan regency, to speed up the Electronic-Based Government System (SPBE) to support the new national capital, Nusantara.
China: Information Services with Semantic Robots
Semantic consulting robots are not only widely employed in businesses and corporations but are also being steadily adopted by governments and universities in China to boost communication and information services
HKUST and PhIRDA Co-Launch Innovation and Research Platforms
HKUST and PhIRDA signed an MoU to establish two innovation and research centres for pharmaceutical innovation. During the visit, the PhIRDA delegation discussed cooperation and HKUST showcased biomedical research projects.
Digital Technology to Preserve Vietnamese Folk Literature Work
Digital technology will help collect, preserve, restore, uphold, and promote works that are at high risk of being forgotten. Over the next three years, the project will digitalise and publish 40% of folk literature works and preserve and complete the documentation of 40% of others at risk of oblivion.
U.S.: Atomic-Level Virus Model for Better Flu Treatment
Researchers built a computer model for the influenza virus at an atomic level to design better vaccines and antivirals against influenza in the future – a discovery that offers huge potential for an issue that has been eluding healthcare experts for years.
Open Data Platform to Improve Government Decision-Making in Thailand
The open data platform is seen as an asset for Thailand’s development process, allowing data to be used effectively for analysis and decision-making on critical national development concerns.