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The Race of Building Smart Cities in Vietnam
A report published by the United Nations in January shows that in the past 5 years, Vietnam's e-government development index has jumped 11 ranks, making Vietnam among the top countries...
Intelligent Transport for Malaysia's Smart City Vision
Since the introduction of Smart Cities Initiatives as part of the 11th Malaysia Plan (2016-2020), Malaysia has started deploying an intelligent IoT network in cities like KL, Iskandar, Selangor and Putrajaya. These...
Smart buses a priority for Democrats (Bangkok Post)
The Democrat Party rolled out its policy platform Sunday, aimed at upgrading Bangkok residents' quality of life, including a smart bus project to push for 5,000 electric buses in seven...
Aquaculture tech startup Umitron snags US$2m funding for Peru project (The Business Times)
AQUACULTURE tech startup Umitron, together with its Peru partner Abaco and its subsidiary Piscis, has been approved for a US$2 million project funding to improve aquaculture productivity in Lake Titicaca, Peru. This...
Will there be 100 smart cities in Thailand by 2038?
Thailand set the target to develop 100 smart cities within two decades. The government has established the National Smart City Committee and invited various agencies and experts to join including...
BCPG seeks out partners for green drive (Bangkok Post)
"BCPG is very keen on solar rooftops using blockchain technology, a part of the Internet of Things (IoT)," Mr Bundit said. BCPG has set aside 10 billion baht to expand the...
Indonesia expands smart city network to ASEAN (ANTARA News)
Indonesia itself has set a target to achieve 100 smart cities in 2018. Last year, a total of 25 cities/districts succeeded in developing smart city program. Thus, the Ministry of...
How the World Bank is utilizing the Internet of Things to improve social outcomes
The report also offers a rough toolkit to government agencies looking to incorporate IoT, with suggestions such as, using “sandboxes” to test policy and technical issues and identifying coordination agencies...
2017 in Review: What's Next in Maximising the Full Potential of IoT?
Anthony Bourne, VP Global Industry Solutions at IFS, said that the three pillars to a successful digital transformation is technology, investment and people. For us, we will like to add...
Trash can be collected the smart way: Internet of Bins
In the survey carried out by the Yangon City Development Committee’s Pollution Control and Cleansing Department (YCDC), it was found that by 2015 each person disposed 0.41 kg of garbage...
Earth Day Special: Alleviating Environmental Woes in ASEAN with IoT
Earth Day will be commemorated this Saturday, 22 April. It marks the anniversary of the contemporary environmental movement that started in the 1970s. On this day, environmental issues are thrown...
Cyclone Maarutha Struck Myanmar: Technology Made People Prepared
As forecasted by Myanmar Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, Cyclone Maarutha swept the coast of West Myanmar, Thandwe township at 8.30 pm on 16th April. Maarutha, however, was short-lived and...