In dense urban environments like Singapore and Hong Kong, space is a precious commodity. How can these spaces be designed to feel more like a home? GovInsider speaks with placemaking experts from both countries to find out.
Are technology and humanity fundamentally at odds? Dirk Dumortier, Head of Business Development Smart-City and Healthcare within APAC at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, explains why he thinks the two can live hand-in-hand, and the role of tech providers in ensuring it is so.
Climate heating is as bad for the planet as it is for people. GovInsider hears from population health experts at a recent roundtable to understand why Southeast Asia is particularly vulnerable to heat-related climate risks, and what the region can do about it.
The Singapore International Energy Week saw global leaders share insights on how countries can secure a sustainable and resilient energy future by accelerating low carbon solutions and renewable energy trade.
As Singapore’s healthcare strategy moves towards a preventive approach, collaborative healthtech tools are steadily strengthening primary care. Eugene Neo, Assistant Director of Future Primary Care at the Ministry of Health’s Office for Healthcare Transformation highlights some of these technologies already at play.
Population health strategies call for a shift from cure-based care to preventive care, which requires constant communication between health professionals and citizens. Customer relationship management software might be the key to providing holistic care.
Singapore’s East Coast Town Council is partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS) as part of a pilot to go net-zero. This is just one way in which AWS’ cloud-powered sustainability solutions are supporting governments in lowering the carbon footprint of buildings, businesses and towns.
With global warming in full swing, the heat is here to stay. Climate and cooling experts chime in on how cities can adopt sustainable urban solutions to cool the heat.
Data centres are the backbone of smart cities today, but they are also massive energy guzzlers and heat emitters. Gareth Tang, Head of Urban Environment Solutions at ST Engineering explains how a new cooling innovation can mitigate their environmental impact.
GovWare 2022 brought together government leaders, cybersecurity professionals and academic experts to address the theme, Fostering a Safe and Sustainable Cyberspace Amidst Disruption. Here are some of the highlights, including the cyber threat landscape of today and the evolving needs of cybersecurity.
From understanding the changing aspirations of the youths to addressing the gaps in lifelong education among older professionals, the Congress’ inaugural edition of the journal brings together academics and industry practitioners to proactively tackle such issues.
With a myriad of cybersecurity offerings and services on the market, how can organisations know which are reliable and secure? Rowland Johnson, President of non-profit CREST International sees accreditation as one of the solutions.
The seventh edition of the annual global cyber gathering saw the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore announcing key strides they are taking to stay one step ahead of rising cyber threats.