Vietnam Protecting Online Consumer Rights

The Vietnam Competition and Consumer Authority plans to amend the Law on Protection of Consumer Rights to address consumer violations. The government has urged businesses to recognise their role and responsibility in consumer protection, ensuring access to safe and reasonably priced products and services.

Vietnam Ramps up Mobile Communication Safety

The Vietnamese government is taking action against telecom carriers that allow junk SIM cards to circulate in the market. Mobile network operators have been instructed to include all legally required information when registering new subscribers.

EXCLUSIVE! Chatbot Development for Public Service

GovTech works consistently to develop smart solutions, like chatbots, to better government services and make citizens’ lives better. VICA is their most recent citizen assistant platform utilising Artificial Intelligence to create more efficient and beneficial chatbots for government agencies.

Enhancing Digital Competence Among Singapore’s Youth

Through My Digital Bootcamp, the Central Singapore Community Development Council’s SkillsFuture Junior movement collaborated with a multinational banking corporation to help 1,500 children learn new digital skills.

Promoting and Creating AI Awareness in the Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), in collaboration with the Philippines and the University of the Philippines (UP) Mindanao, intends to update the country’s R&D roadmap and develop a national AI R&D programme.