Singapore has a clear vision for autonomous vehicles, and the Centre of Excellence for Testing & Research of Autonomous Vehicles at Nanyang Technical University is at the forefront of making it a reality. Niels de Boer, its Programme Director, explains.
A country prone to frequent natural catastrophes is using information tools to mitigate their effects and at the same time advance social development.
Sustainable trade in biodiversity products can help to protect Southeast Asia’s natural habitat, build community enterprises and satisfy commercial imperatives all at once. A project in Laos and another in Myanmar point a way forward.
Dr. Ir. Fadjry Djufry, M.Si Director General of the Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development shares how the organisation is championing sustainable agriculture and improving the country’s agricultural productivity.
Dr Lo Swee Won, Node for Inclusive Fintech Lead at the Singapore University of Social Sciences, shares how the latest financial technologies can shape a more inclusive economy.
Yvonne Yong, Director of the Ecosystem Development Division at Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation highlights the key role of the organisation in empowering agriculture technology.
Dawn Lim, Executive Director of DesignSingapore Council shares how the organisation is unleashing the power of design to bring people together and improve lives.
Dr Kaushik Sarkar, Director of the Institute for Malaria and Climate Solutions at Malaria No More, highlights India’s fight against this devastating disease.
Edwin Tan, Director of the SGSecure Programme Office, introduces the SGSecure app and elaborates on how everyone can play a part in Singapore’s safety and security.
Shahrukh Khan, National Coordinator at Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation Pakistan, shares how the organisation is improving water use efficiency and lowering methane emissions from rice crops.
Dato’ Ganeson Sivagurunathan, Director-General of the Southeast Asia Regional Centre for Counter-Terrorism sheds light on Malaysia’s perspective on dealing with terrorism.
Savinda Ranathunga, Regional Youth Project Manager of UNDP Asia Pacific shares how young social entrepreneurs are realising their digital solutions.
Interview with Richard Turrin, author of “Cashless: China’s Digital Currency Revolution” and “Innovation Lab Excellence”.
AI has the potential to deliver more equitable learning, but human rights advocates warn that mass surveillance is a violation of privacy.