Singapore 

Unauthorised drones at Changi Airport: Tech, regulations can help avoid drone disruptions, say experts, Digital, Singapore News

With drones becoming more common, measures must be taken to regulate their use and ensure these devices do not disrupt air traffic in Singapore, say industry observers. The use of technology and regulations could help mitigate the issue, they added. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) revealed on Wednesday that 37 scheduled flights had been delayed after unauthorised drones were spotted flying near Changi Airport. The operations of one of the airport’s two runways were also suspended intermittently between 11pm on Tuesday and 9am on Wednesday. A multi-agency team…

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Singapore 

New Science Centre exhibit shows beauty of engineering, Digital, Singapore News

Engineering has played a major role in Singapore’s growth and transformation and will remain important as the country enters the next phase of development, said Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean. Speaking at the launch of an exhibition on engineering at the Science Centre yesterday, Mr Teo also encouraged more young people to pursue a career as an engineer or scientist. Singapore offers some of the best facilities and support for big companies and start-ups and the possibilities are limitless, he added. “We can see…

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Vietnam 

Enterprises need policies for digital economy – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Experts discuss solutions for the development of enterprises and the digital economy at a forum on business development held in Hà Nội on Tuesday. VNA/VNS Photo Thạch Huê    HÀ NỘI — Enterprise development and the digital economy need to be prioritised in policies, said Deputy Chairman of Việt Nam’s Committee for State Capital Management Hồ Sỹ Hùng. Speaking at a forum on business development held by the Institute for Brand and Competitiveness Strategy in Hà Nội on Tuesday, Hùng said domestic enterprises are still small with limited production capacity. “Enterprise…

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Singapore 

Cyber threats down, but online crime rising, Digital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Republic is turning the tide in the struggle against cyber threats as there were fewer such incidents here last year, the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) revealed on Tuesday (June 18). But in its third annual Cyber Landscape report, the CSA said that online crime has continued to rise and now accounts for almost a fifth of all crime in Singapore. The cyber threat that had the biggest drop in the number of incidents was website defacement, which saw a decrease of more than 70 per…

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Singapore 

Razer’s Min-Liang Tan wastes an entire day thinking about how to make gamer-centric Cup Noodles, Digital, Singapore, Food News

When it comes to famous tech CEOs being extremely and painfully online, one might automatically think of Elon Musk, or even John McAfee. Thankfully, we’ve got our very own Min-Liang Tan to balance out the evil with his wholesome commitment to engaging with Razer fans on the interwebs. His earnest posts and replies have amassed legions of undying fanboys, one of whom even had Tan’s face tattooed on his leg to get a free phone. Most recently, Razer announced its “mental performance” enhancing-drink for gamers: Respawn. The Razer CEO took…

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Singapore 

ERP 2.0 will use satellites to suck money out of your CashCard by the kilometre, Digital, Singapore News

Another year, another new acronym: get ready for a new ERP system that will require replacing in-vehicle units (IUs) with on-board units (OBUs). Starting in 2020, the LTA has finally announced that we’ll be blessed with free replacement OBUs at inspection centres and selected vehicle workshops. Trials began in March 2018 and will continue through the year. A screenshot of the prototype system posted to MyCarForum Not only will the new system run on satellites, but the island-wide gantry system that we know and love will eventually be taken down.…

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Home 

Dutch insurer Aegon sees digital distribution as the path to growth in China and rest of Asia

Aegon hopes to attract new customers in Asia by tapping into something that is never far from consumers’ eyes and almost always on: their mobile phones, the Dutch insurer’s regional chief executive said.It is partnering with the likes of mobile payment providers MobiKwik in India and Ant Financial’s Alipay in China to reach new customers in the world’s fastest developing region for the insurance industry. Ant Financial is an affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding, the parent company of the South… Source link

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Vietnam 

Building trust critical for digital banking development – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Attendees at the “Digital banking and the specific ecosystem” conference. Photo Bizlive HÀ NỘI – Digital banking is inevitable for Vietnamese banks and building trust is critical in the development of the new business model, experts said at a conference on Friday. At a conference titled ‘Digital banking and the specific ecosystem’ held by news portal Bizlive, Nguyễn Chiến Thắng, VPBank Director of Digital Sales & Partners, said that digital banking is an inevitable development path for banks. According to Thắng, there are many challenges facing banks in the development…

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Vietnam 

Australia, VN issue new report on digital transformation roadmap – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The report “Việt Nam’s Future Digital Economy towards 2030 and 2045” provides economic modelling for potential growth scenarios. Photo courtesy of CSIRO HCM CITY — Risks and challenges must be identified during the digital transformation era to ensure that Việt Nam continues to grow and be prosperous, a new report has said.  The report, “Việt Nam’s Future Digital Economy Towards 2030 and 2045”, notes that much has already been done through the Government’s policies on 4.0 Industry such as cybersecurity, energy and digital skills.  The report was issued by Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Việt Nam’s Ministry of Science and Technology. …

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Singapore 

Chatroom: Singaporean indie games developer Joysteak Studios on birbs, burnout, and mental health, Digital, Singapore News

Born in 2017, Joysteak Studios is a three-man squad of NUS graduates: Muhammad Hanif, Tan Kang Soon, and Chue Sai Hou. The trio has been working on an insanely adorable musical platformer, Songbird Symphony, which finally gets to leave its nest on July 25 this year. So far, the award-winning game has already received praise from Waypoint and Alpha Beta Gamer for its relatable, heartfelt story about Birb, a lonely chick with an identity crisis. Players guide Birb on a journey to find out who and what he is, all…

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