The Royal Malaysian Police is exchanging data with local authorities for the first time to identify and better police crime-prone areas across the country, Nawawi Bin Junoh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Inspector General Police’s Secretariat (Research & Development) told FutureGov.
The City of Kitakyushu in Japan has created an information ...
Social media is more than just a way to waste time: the Japanese Government used it to save lives during the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011. FutureGov has an exclusive interview with Kenji Hiramoto, Executive Advisor to the Government CIO in the Cabinet Secretariat of Japan.
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.
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.
The committee tasked to review last December’s Little India riot in Singapore recommended that the Singapore Police Force invest in technology that will improve its communications, command and control capabilities.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, an intergovernmental military alliance, has launched an interactive map illustrating some of the ways it is working around the world, including partnerships in Japan, Australia, Malaysia and New Zealand.
Singapore proposes regional disaster relief centre
The challenges facing cities over the next few years are large and growing - take new technologies, new expectations, and increasing global competition, to name but a few. Laura Ipsen, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft, thinks that technology can help, and tells FutureGov that it’s important to take a citizen-centric approach to urban transformation.
The Mines and GeoSciences Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Philippine Iloilo City, with a population of over 420,000 residents, expects to complete the geohazard assessment and mapping of the 19 priority local government units in the region before the month of June ends.
Mayors, disaster risk reduction and city planning officers from across the Philippines have been meeting regularly over the past three months to learn how to mitigate disasters using technology, such as 3D hazard maps, flood models, simulation software and mobile apps.
The Philippines and New Zealand have both just launched new national command centres, using technology to coordinate responses to major events in their respective countries.
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 ...