It may be one region but Asia is widely recognized as heterogeneous: what works in Singapore may not work in China, India or in Malaysia. The same applies for its governments. We analyze key policies and explain how they impact the overall ICT industry and general population.
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A public consultation exercise is underway to gather feedback over operational details. Workshops and training collaborations will also be rolled out to educate firms, especially SMBs, and help them get ready.
Officials from Singapore, Hong Kong, and South Korea point out companies remain concerned over cloud security, and stress education and common understanding is needed to overcome this hurdle.
Seven new software-as-a-service proposals have been awarded development grants by the government as they showcase innovative, exportable potential.
Service providers need to find ways to boost Wi-Fi signals in poor reception areas, and also pick the right monetization model, in order to achieve good commuter uptake and satisfaction.
China Mobile Communications Corporation is tightening up its accounting practices after a national audit found "weaknesses" relating to inflated sales and unaccountable receipts.
Center will enable businesses and researchers to refine and analyze big data for their projects, and aims to bring the industry's level to that of global technology firms which it says is 2 to 5 years behind.
The government is working with industry experts to study the issues of online gambling, and learning from other jurisdictions in order to formulate a strategy to restrict it.
Is Singapore foolish to give out local money to foreign startups which may end up taking their Singapore-funded innovation back to their home country?
Indian government will reportedly set up a testing lab in Bangalore to test equipment by the Chinese telecoms gear makers, following security concerns by its intelligence agencies.
To encourage remote work and cater to mobile employees, a Call-for-Proposal has been launched to offer community spaces with professional office facilities--potentially offering an untapped pool of talent and boosting the economy.
Hackers deface the Web site with messages and a doctored photograph insulting Yingluck Shinawatra, in what appears to be a direct response to her move to clamp down on online accusations against her.
India's department of personnel and training will be making use of a biometrics access system where workers will need to use their fingerprints to log in their attendance and work hours.
Public-listed Chinese manufacturers of LED chips have seen government subsidies being reduced, which some have blamed for their poor first quarter results.
Singapore has so much to offer startups and so little red tape that investors are now crowning it the easiest place to set up a tech startup.
Destinations such as Singapore, Malaysia or Hong Kong need to seize the opportunity of being deemed an acceptable data transfer partner with the European Union in order to get ahead of the competition.