In the backdrop of the pandemic and other critical events, the Philippine government is doubling down on its commitment to pursuing its smart city initiatives that will improve the lives of the citizens.
Singapore has given senior citizens beneficial digital training, including doing video calls, accessing government digital services and making e-payments; Singapore will also expand the training to other vulnerable groups.
Combining culture and tourism to develop more technologies and digital services; the nation has showcased many digital and intelligent projects using the technologies of 5G, big data, augmented reality to enhance citizen experience.
Smart Cities in Asia are at the forefront of digital transformation, deploying technology and working with partners, like Microsoft, to help them think differently to overcome challenges and drive business continuity.
While most people are quarantined, a group of drone enthusiasts in Indonesia are using their aerial skills to assist during the pandemic by delivering contactless medicine and food to those who are isolated at home.
Khon Kaen University signed an MOU with the Department of Medical Services for the development of digital medical certificate issuance that uses blockchain-based technology.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology will be launching its National Digital Vaccine Certificate by the end of September 2021.
Singapore's National Mental Health Strategy will deploy a number of digital solutions to better serve citizens dealing with a host of mental health challenges.