Follow us on Twitter      |   Join us on    

Thailand’s water authority to join up all data across three provinces

The Thai water authority plans to consolidate all location-based data across its departments into a central system within the next five years, the Metropolitan Water Authority has told FutureGov.

What does the big red button do? See the tech used by Thailand’s electricity authority

The Thai electricity authority will be able to better track ...

Japan brings data from businesses, government & citizens together into one interactive site

The City of Kitakyushu in Japan has created an information ...

16 July 2014 | Interview

Bangkok residents to pay electricity bills via mobile by end of 2014

Residents and businesses in Bangkok and two neighbouring provinces will be able to pay their bills via their mobile phones by the end of this year, the Metropolitan Electricity Authority told FutureGov today.

16 July 2014 | News

Singapore Government showcases 3D urban mapping on newest commercial district

The Singapore government is using a smart 3D mapping tool to run large scale simulations to guide the planning, design and development of its newest commercial area, the Urban Redevelopment Authority told a gathering of 15,000 geospatial professionals yesterday.

15 July 2014 | News

GIS is more important than ever to solve today’s world challenges - Esri President

Geographic information provides context and a framework to help solve the world’s most serious challenges, Jack Dangermond, President, Esri said this morning at a gathering of over 16,000 government and industry leaders from over 130 countries.

9 July 2014 | News

South Australian government targets funds for disadvantaged communities with GIS

The South Australian government has developed an interactive real-time map with census and social service data to identify gaps where the state needs to deliver more programmes and grants to vulnerable communities.

8 July 2014 | News

Australian government publishes interactive map of national statistics by region

The Australian government has released an online interactive map of national statistics, including population, birth rate, average income, number of businesses, broken down by each geographical region.

7 July 2014 | News

New South Wales, Australia, maps out all major infrastructure projects

The New South Wales government has launched an online interactive map of all major infrastructure investments and projects across the state that were set out in the latest 2014-15 Budget.

4 July 2014 | News

Malaysia's new method of mitigating landslides: 3D mapping

The city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, plans to publish a 3D map of all risky hill slopes to help prevent landslides. City Hall will also be selling some of this data to property developers to generate revenue.

3 July 2014 | News

India state, Kerala, to use crime mapping to try to cut domestic violence

The Indian state government of Kerala has committed to introduce crime mapping in all communities to try to reduce incidents of domestic violence, said Dr M K Muneer, Minister for Panchayats and Social Justice on Monday.

2 July 2014 | News

Queensland saves over US$94m in Australia’s largest mapping project to mitigate floods

The Queensland State Government saved over A$99 million (US$94 million) in the largest Australian mapping project to mitigate flood by using an innovative geographic information system (GIS). The project’s success has caught the attention of the United Nations.

2 July 2014 | News

India introduces state-wide road & bridges system

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu has launched a web-based GIS system for roads and bridges that can be used by multiple agencies in improving operations and planning.

Show more articles

Most highly rated

Better learning with web 2.0 and virtual worlds

In a visit to Ngee Ann Secondary School yesterday (22 July), FutureGov found students deeply ...

Artificial Intelligence Tools to be Used in Singapore Schools

The Infocomm Development Authority and Ministry of Education of Singapore have initiated plans to introduce ...

Students take a green stance with social media

Ngee Ann Secondary School’s students are on a bid to “change the world” with ...