Digitalisation to drive low-carbon leadership

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The Bangkok Post

Thailand is expected to become Asean’s low-carbon leader, driven by a digitalisation journey through the support of the country’s innovation infrastructure, according to global tech giant Huawei Technologies. To drive the so-called low-carbon digital Thailand approach, Huawei indicated that the country requires enrichment of 5G adoption for ubiquitous connectivity, building cloud-based digital platforms, accelerating a low-carbon transition with digital power, and cultivating digital talents and the innovation ecosystem. The tech giant also announced that its third Huawei Local AZ data centre … Read More “Digitalisation to drive low-carbon leadership”

Japan to secure 500 bil. yen to boost economic security

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Kyodo News

Japan looks to secure 500 billion yen ($4.4 billion) to help develop and apply key technologies, such as artificial intelligence, as it aims to strengthen its economic security, government sources said Thursday. The government intends to include the policy in its economic package to be formally adopted Friday along with its plans to help create production bases for semiconductors and vaccines, they said. The move comes amid intensifying international competition for advanced technologies and concerns over China regarding technology transfer, intellectual property protection, market openness an… Read More “Japan to secure 500 bil. yen to boost economic security”

Man sentenced to 8 years in federal prison for torching car of R. Kelly accuser

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Chicago Tribune

A Georgia man once connected to disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly’s entourage was sentenced to eight years in federal prison Wednesday for torching a vehicle belonging to one of the singer’s accusers in an attempt to silence her. Michael Williams, a relative of one of Kelly’s former publicists, pleaded guilty in April to one count of arson in U.S. District Court in New York, where Kelly was later convicted of racketeering conspiracy. According to Williams’ plea agreement with prosecutors, he committed the arson to intimidate and threaten the victim, identified only as Jane Doe, “with the intent to… Read More “Man sentenced to 8 years in federal prison for torching car of R. Kelly accuser”