Hong Kong Govt. spends HK$1B to support IT adoption in businesses

Funding will support enterprises looking at remote working to continue their business and services during the epidemic. The Technology and Innovation committee of Hong Kong the Government, under the Anti-epidemic Fund has allocated an additional provision of $1 billion to the Distance Business Programme, to help support enterprises adopt IT…

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KT invests in Hyundai Robotics for digital transformation

KT Invests 50 Billion Won for 10 per cent in Hyundai Robotics. South Korean telecommunication company,  KT has invested in Hyundai Robotics, to accelerate digital transformation based on 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and smart factory. The investment will allow KT to acquire a 10 per cent equity stake in Hyundai…

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HKBN launches Cloud-learning program

Cloud strategy integral to digital transformation. HKBN Enterprise Solutions has launched a Cloud-learning Incentive Programme to help businesses build Cloud-savvy and teams and accelerate digital transformation. The telecoms company’s program was designed to help businesses across Hong Kong increase cloud proficiency and accelerate digital transformation. Discounts and service rebates will…

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ASEAN and Australia work on cyber policy and digital economy

Cyber issues and digital economy discussions hold prominence during the 32nd ASEAN Australia forum. During the 32nd ASEAN-Australia forum, the region agreed on having stronger ongoing cooperation on cyber issues, building on the success of the inaugural ASEAN-Australia Cyber Policy Dialogue in 2018. Representatives of ASEAN Member States (AMS) and…

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Philippines Govt pushes for digital transformation to boost economy

DICT calls for restrictions to be lifted in the implementation of cell sites. The Philippines Government is set to drive the advancement of the digital transformation in the country, in a bid to help the country’s economy recover from COVID-19. According to the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)…

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Singapore’s IMDA releases plans for ICT sector’s return to “normal”

Businesses resume activities in phases as of first week of June. As Singapore moves to gradually ease its “Circuit Breaker” measures during COVID-19, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) announced on 19 May 2020 that businesses will be allowed to resume activities in a phased manner. The Infocomm Technology…

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