Support for Malaysia’s Digital Economy Blueprint

This includes the goal to create a hyper-scale data centre with an expected investment of RM15 billion. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) welcomes the launch of the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint (MyDIGITAL) that YAB Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced last week. The agency is excited about this initiative and…

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Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture strengthens data-driven agriculture ecosystem

From building a collaborative platform, capturing agriculture datasets to building machine learning models. The Ministry of Agriculture for the Republic of Indonesia recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft to empower smallholder farmers with technology-oriented solutions that will help them increase income using ground-breaking, cloud-based technologies, machine learning…

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Singapore’s cyber risk surveillance

Monetary Authority of Singapore states there’s an analytical approach to assess and monitor cyber risk to the financial sector Cyber risk is an emerging source of systemic risk in the financial sector, and possibly a macro-critical risk too. It’s therefore important to integrate it into financial sector surveillance. According to…

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Singapore seeks digital innovations to bring a stronger economy

Heng Swee Keat Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance of Singapore delivered the country’s budget for 2021 financial year. Budget 2021: Emerging Stronger Together sets out the Government’s plans to continue to tackle our immediate challenges, and build a stronger Singapore that is economically…

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Acceleration of remote learning and working creates cyber security issues

Assistant government CIO offers businesses and community to be vigilent. Hong Kong’s assistant government CIO Pan Shiqiang said that under the raging COVID-19 disease, remote work, online teaching, and remote business operations have all become the new normal of life, making mobile devices quicker to become mainstream Internet devices. He…

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Moving Singapore towards a digital economy

An enabler to enhance Singapore’s competitiveness. The Singapore Government has passed the Electronic Transactions (Amendment) Bill in Parliament, to amend the Electronic Transactions Act (ETA), and make consequential and related amendments to the Bills of Lading Act and the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act. To facilitate electronic transactions for…

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Reimagining real estate with AI

Artificial intelligence capabilities to enhance efficiency and simplify selection of property content. Australian founded online real estate website, buymyplace has launched an automated version of its platform that empowers Australian property owners to sell their property privately, putting them in charge of the sale of their home from go-to-whoa and…

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Australia commits A$13M to stop online disinformation with Malaysia

The leaders agreed to elevate relations to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. The leaders of Malaysia and Australia recently held a bilateral meeting to discuss issues that will help expand their cooperation and address pressing challenges. Australian PM Scott Morrison and Malaysia PM Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin both agreed the CSP will…

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