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Singapore invests in “smart urban estates”

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Singapore is driving the development of smart districts and smart urban estates which will be enabled to operate and consume energy more efficiently. To...
Three Vietnamese cities added to proposed ASEAN smart cities network

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in Vietnam will be part of the network of smart cities in the Association of Southeast...
Singapore, Tokyo ranked Asia’s smartest cities

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Two Asian cities made it in the top-ten smartest cities in the world, according to the 2017 Smart Cities Index compiled by EasyPark Group,...
Saab to build “aerospace city” and parts plant in Thailand

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Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab Group will join forces with Thailand’s Amata Corporation, a developer and operator of factory estates in the country, to...
Vietnam plans multi-billion smart cities across the country

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Vietnam seems to become the driving force for smart cities in Southeast Asia with several plans for such developments on the table. The most spectacular...
Malaysia, India sign investment deals worth $36 billion

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Malaysian and Indian business leaders signed one of the biggest investment deal package in Malaysian history during an official visit of Malaysia's Prime Minister...
Vietnam sees Digital India as role model for IT development

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Vietnam seeks to deploy India's model for a digital economy in order to boost its own information technology landscape. This will be done through...
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Dubai is utilising the best expertise to realise its vision of a smart city that will transform it into a knowledge-based, diversified economy, explains...
Dubai’s Next Ace: Becoming the Scholar of Smart Cities

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No stranger to pioneering firsts, the government of Dubai has embarked on a mission to create the "smartest city in the world.” In the report...
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Singapore’s aim of becoming a smart nation has been bolstered lately by the news of a S$200-million investment in a data center infrastructure by...
Young UAE women encouraged to embrace ICT careers

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Network giant Cisco through its UAE branch saw strong turnout on its annual "Girls in ICT Day" on May 8, with young women learning...
Dubai’s DEWA to make power grid smarter

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) said it has signed a contract with the Middle East branch of CESI, an Italian technical consulting and...
Tapping the UAE’s digital opportunities

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Arabnet, the region’s hub for digital investment and innovation in the UAE, will host the ArabNet Digital Summit 2014 from June 3-5 at Atlantis...
DAFZA transforms into a wireless smart city

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Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) is transforming into a wireless smart city, becoming the first free zone in the region to integrate free WiFi...
University of Dubai and IBM to set up Smarter Cities Center of Excellence

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IBM and the University of Dubai on May 13 announced a plan to establish a Smarter Cities Institute. The center will be a venue...
Funding competition launched for Mideast start-ups

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Jordan-based tech-focused incubator Oasis500 has launches its first global competition and its first activity completely focusing on urbanism, Omraan, a funding competition for startups...
‘Playable City’ introduces new smart city concept

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UK-based creative media studio Watershed has introduced the concept of a "playable city", where resident and visitors in a digital space can engage with...
Ooredoo, Cisco to deliver smart city solutions for Qatar

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Qatar's telecom company Ooredoo and IT giant Cisco have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strategically collaborate to deliver ‘smart city’, ‘cloud’ and...