This Week in the News


Singaporeans left reeling after cyber attack strikes 1.5 million people
Artificial Intelligence in Thailand: How it Started and Where it’s Headed
Department of Information and Communications Technology signs MoU to monitor performance of telco companies in the Philippines
Singapore’s DSTA and Rolls-Royce partner to harness digital technologies for Air Force
India targets 175 GW renewable energy by 2022
Hong Kong’s banking sector gets Smart
National University of Singapore and Grab partner to set up AI lab
Thailand 4.0: The Smart Grid Project
US e-commerce company to establish APAC HQ in Melbourne boosting Victoria’s reputation as e-commerce leader
Malaysian Investment Development Authority signs MoU to digitalise Malaysia’s Food & Beverage industry
Office of the Vocational Education Commission initiates program to support Thai students to become successful entrepreneurs
Measures taken by Thailand to amp up its cybersecurity
New Zealand launches trans-Pacific fibre optic deep-sea cable to enhance its international connectivity
Singapore’s GeTS launches world’s first cross-border blockchain for trade linking ASEAN and China’s Digital Silk Road
New Zealand Government launches initiative to benefit electric car drivers
Hong Kong’s PolyU and Shenzhen University jointly establish The Greater Bay Area International Institute for Innovation
Karnataka Pre-University Board goes digital with DigiLocker under the Digital India initiative
Digital Government Development Agency collaboration to allow Thai students to monitor their loans and make payments through smart kiosks
Leave No Thai Behind: Promoting equality of digital access in Thailand
Smart farming: How Thailand’s advancing technology is transforming its agriculture industry
Singapore’s National Parks Board to step up use of technology for greenery management
Australia’s Defence Science and Technology develops test to assess the capacity of the protective equipment of soldiers against chemical threats
Western Australia positions itself as a home for the new Australian Space Agency
Minister Gan Kim Yong announces development of Singapore’s first Robotics Middleware Framework at National Health IT Summit
Government of India to give preference to cybersecurity products manufactured by domestic companies
NTU Singapore partners the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission to develop innovative e-waste recycling technologies
ASTRI and Cyberport partner to unleash tech potential of Hong Kong's start-ups
Indonesia to build telecommunications towers to provide access to Seruyan
Australian Maritime College to collaborate for naval sonar test facility in Tasmania
Universitas Gadjah Mada develops virtual reality game to educate Indonesian children about disaster mitigation
Hong Kong’s Productivity Council releases inaugural AlipayHK Smart Payment Popularity Index
University of South Australia to offer new Masters’ programs in Data Science and Sustainable Energy Systems
Startup India van to spread awareness about start-up initiatives and provide opportunities for growth to entrepreneurs in Madhya Pradesh
SGInnovate announces investment in medical blockchain startup MediLOT Technologies
Singapore Government launches mapping tech for smart living
Singapore Management University and Pestech sign MoU to apply Artificial Intelligence to Pest Management
University of Western Australia telescope to capture the rare astronomical event of Saturn’s largest moon
Universiti Sains Malaysia hosts competition to boost interest of secondary students in STEM
University of Sydney launches new research facility that will provide researchers with cutting-edge technology
Singapore’s Civil Defence Force turns to artificial intelligence to help emergency call dispatchers
Hong Kong’s ASTRI partners with HKSTP and Molecular Hub to organise Blockchain Accelerator Programme for start-ups
Singapore’s Girls' Brigade learns tech skills to improve community service
Singapore’s PUB announces the launch of SMART PUB
Soft Power 30 Global Report names Singapore the world’s best performer for enterprise for the third consecutive year
Hong Kong Fashion Week Unveils the Next Wave in Technology
The Government of India adopts net neutrality rules
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to implement digital finance ecosystem to address Filipino issues on financial inclusion
Malaysian Investment Development Authority inks MoU for collaboration on KLIA Aeropolis and Subang Aerotech Park initiatives
MIA Digital Technology Blueprint to prepare Malaysian accountants for digital economy
EXCLUSIVE – Expert shares insights on the changing cybersecurity landscape in Asia Pacific region
Singapore’s Computer Society launches new programme to help non-IT professionals boost digital skills
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