Jakarta, capital city of Indonesia, is preparing for its first hackathon - HackJakarta - being held later this month, the city’s Head of Information Development Planning Centre, Setiaji, told FutureGov. He shares how Jakarta is using open government and Big Data to help city managers as it looks to become a smarter city.
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Expected to be ready by mid 2014, the second version of Police@SG Mobile App will include a geo-tagged notification system, among other new enhancements, Fong Weng Kiong, Assistant Director (Policy & Development), Public Affairs Department, Singapore Police Force told FutureGov.
Indonesia’s national disaster management agency recently deployed an advanced hazard early warning and monitoring system called InAWARE in a bid to enhance its disaster management and response capabilities.
The Information and Communications Technology Office of the Philippine Department of Science and Technology and IBM have launched the Intelligent Operations Centre, a new multi-million disaster management facility in Diliman, located at the centre of southern Quezon City.
Singapore Police Force is currently looking at developing more content and increasing their engagement rate to create a larger fan base for its Facebook page, Fong Weng Kiong, Assistant Director (Policy & Development), Public Affairs Department told FutureGov.
The Government of New South Wales, an Australian state with a population of 7.2 million, will be expanding the use of surveillance technology to tighten security across its public transport network.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology will be rolling out a wide-area disaster prevention system to detect volcanic and seismic activity by using seismic intensity meters and tide indicators, as well as offering disaster countermeasures.
Australia’s Fire & Rescue New South Wales has rolled out a suite of business applications that will support network-wide move toward real-time reporting and access to information across the entire emergency services network in the Australian state of 7.2 million people.
Singapore Police Force officers will soon trial lightweight CCTV cameras that aim to improve incident management and investigation, revealed Second Minister for Home Affairs S Iswaran.
Victoria Police is investing A$2.5 million (US$2.26 million) to improve its system and processes so that information about warrants can be assessed by all police within one to four days of their issue, said Kim Wells, Minister for Police and Emergency Services of Victoria, a state in Australia with a population of 5.7 million.
INTERPOL confirmed that at least two passports, which were recorded in its Stolen and Lost Travel Documents databases, were used by passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
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