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Hong Kong SFC sets new regulatory approach for virtual assets
November 15, 2018
Hong Kong SFC sets new regulatory approach for virtual assets

The aim is to protect those who invest in virtual asset portfolios or .. Read More

Philippines wins a seat in international data privacy body
November 15, 2018
Philippines wins a seat in international data privacy body

The Philippines earned a seat in the Executive Committee of the Intern.. Read More

Hong Kong’s rep as a Fintech hub relies on integration with GBA, survey finds
November 5, 2018
Hong Kong’s rep as a Fintech hub relies on integration with GBA, survey finds

Increased regulatory reciprocity are needed to ensure GBA cities work together productively.

New tool to protect blockchain’s consistency despite alteration
November 5, 2018
New tool to protect blockchain’s consistency despite alteration

Memory Optimised Flexible Blockchain allows user to temporarily store, summarise, or remove transactions while maintaining consistency.

Blockchain tech could be used to curb corruption
November 1, 2018
Blockchain tech could be used to curb corruption

Blockchain could facilitate investigations and enhance transparency in govt procurement processes.

The Budget 2019 expectations on tech for new Malaysia
October 31, 2018
The Budget 2019 expectations on tech for new Malaysia

The government may consider a form of digital tax in view of technological developments.

Dubai Declaration launched for better data financing
October 30, 2018
Dubai Declaration launched for better data financing

The announcement follows the close of the UN World Data Forum 2018.

Bill on Consolidated Poverty Data Collection approved on second reading
October 30, 2018
Bill on Consolidated Poverty Data Collection approved on second reading

The CPDC system will help the government in conducting more comprehensive poverty analysis and needs prioritisation.

Has data reached a fever pitch?
October 24, 2018
Has data reached a fever pitch?

Not quite. The concluded United Nations World Data Forum shows more can be done with data to improve governance.

More opportunities for Singapore tech startups in Europe
October 19, 2018
More opportunities for Singapore tech startups in Europe

Your startup’s next destination? Germany.

Malaysia will follow Singapore and introduce digital tax
October 18, 2018
Malaysia will follow Singapore and introduce digital tax

The tax is aimed level the playing field between international and local businesses in the digital sector.

Is the Assistance and Access Bill a threat to open-source?
October 16, 2018
Is the Assistance and Access Bill a threat to open-source?

An open-source browser company expresses public concern over Australia’s draft Bill.

Region-wide approach for Asia to harness Fintech
October 12, 2018
Region-wide approach for Asia to harness Fintech

Regional cooperation must be strengthened to build harmonised regulatory standards and surveillance systems.

Thailand MoC and UK Embassy in Thailand commence study for crypto-integration
October 11, 2018
Thailand MoC and UK Embassy in Thailand commence study for crypto-integration

The study aims to determine the likelihood of using blockchain technology to manage copyrights and intellectual property (IP).

Indian Home Minister calls for new technology in aviation security
October 11, 2018
Indian Home Minister calls for new technology in aviation security

The overarching goal is to enhance global security by implementing uniform security measures around the world.

NSW addresses online abuse with tougher laws
October 9, 2018
NSW addresses online abuse with tougher laws

Stricter laws will be preventing people from using modern technology to stalk or intimidate their victims.

Legal and tech experts to compete in Hackathon in Malaysia
October 2, 2018
Legal and tech experts to compete in Hackathon in Malaysia

The country’s first ever hackathon will see 150 participants from across the nation compete to win RMB16,000

Philippine Congress urged to pass Philippine Innovation Bill
September 28, 2018
Philippine Congress urged to pass Philippine Innovation Bill

The consolidated version will cut bureaucratic red tape for MSMEs and increase their access to finance, market and technology.

Philippines gives importance to IP valuation
September 26, 2018
Philippines gives importance to IP valuation

The IP valuation process includes identifying issues, factors and methodologies used in giving value to IP portfolios or license deals.

Digitalising PERA to leapfrog its growth in the Philippines
September 26, 2018
Digitalising PERA to leapfrog its growth in the Philippines

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is eyeing to set up an online marketplace for the Personal Equity and Retirement Account (PERA).

Thailand and the US sign MoUs on digital trade and investment
September 25, 2018
Thailand and the US sign MoUs on digital trade and investment

The two MoUs aim to promote trust on digital platforms and ecosystems.

Malaysia sets a new goal of 18% clean energy generation by 2030
September 19, 2018
Malaysia sets a new goal of 18% clean energy generation by 2030

The hope is that RE tech innovations will produce cleaner energy, more jobs and will create wealth.