The shortlisted government agencies for the Digital Inclusion category of the annual FutureGov Awards have been announced - with departments from Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines and Singapore making it through to the final stage.
FutureGov caught up with Dr Nguyen Hoai Duc, Manager of ...
The Indian Government has set aside US$ 83.4 million for a national programme to improve access to digital services and US$ 1.2 billion for its smart cities programme, Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, announced in his Budget 2014-2015 speech.
Malaysia has dropped in the overall 2014 UN E-Government Rankings, but has a strong performance in online service delivery and digital inclusion relative to its income level.
From books to businesses, libraries are getting a new lease of life
A customer-first strategy drives the business of government in the state of New South Wales. Insights were shared at last week’s 3rd Annual FutureGov Forum New South Wales in Sydney.
Malaysia’s Performance Management and Delivery Unit under the Prime Minister’s Department has highlighted deeper use of IT in government, education and healthcare in its 2013 Annual Report of the Economic Transformation Programme.
New Zealand reinforces reputation for clean and open government through a web site modernisation effort, bringing together 36 core service delivery agencies and Crown entities. New look-and-feel site goes live in July.
Australian Government’s new “Report of the National Commission of Audit” reinforces support for ICT modernisation. This canvasses continued support for cloud computing, big data, and digital services. Foreshadows outsourcing services, and closer scrutiny of big-ticket spending programmes.
Farmers affected by drought are encouraged to visit Mobile Service Centre ‘Desert Pea’ when it is in central west Queensland next week to test their eligibility for income support by lodging a claim, announced Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Human Services of Australia.
With the support of Ministry of Education, the ‘eLibrary Myanmar’ project will for the first time provide local academics and students online access to a comprehensive and multidisciplinary collection of scholarly resources.
The Singapore government will set up a S$8 million (US$6.3 million) Digital Inclusion Fund to raise the adoption of infocomm for low-income households, and encourage social innovations to help voluntary welfare organisations better manage the well-being of their beneficiaries with relevant technology, announced Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information.
In a visit to Ngee Ann Secondary School yesterday (22 July), FutureGov found students deeply ...
The Infocomm Development Authority and Ministry of Education of Singapore have initiated plans to introduce ...
Ngee Ann Secondary School’s students are on a bid to “change the world” with ...