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Singapore seeks to address digital divide with readiness blueprint launch

June 05, 2018

With inclusivity as a core concept, Singapore has launched its first digital readiness blueprint with a focus on strategies and recommendations that will enable Singaporeans to thrive in a smart nation and help the digitally vulnerable, the general public, as well as businesses and other organisations.

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Australia: NSW Government invests $133 million into accessibility upgrades

June 05, 2018

The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the New South Wales (NSW) Government’s pre-budget announcement to deliver $133 million under the Transport Access Program that will focus upon upgrading accessibility at a minimum of 11 train stations across the state to benefit persons with disabilities.

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Telecommuting on the rise among Japan's disabled and distant workers

May 29, 2018

This article discusses why private companies and governments agencies in Japan are increasingly utilizing telecommuting or the use of information and mobile telecommunications technology in the workplace and how this trend is helping workers with disabilities.

Canada Celebrates National AccessAbility Week

May 27, 2018

From May 27 to June 2, 2018, during its National AccessAbility Week, Canada is promoting inclusion and accessibility in communities and workplaces, and is celebrating the contributions of Canadians with disabilities

The 14 government IT projects on the DTA's 'engage' list worth over AU$10m

May 22, 2018

Australia's Digital Transformation Agency is closely monitoring more than AU$10 million-worth of programs that are currently undertaken by government agencies such as the Bureau of Meteorology, Human Services, Education, Finance, Defence, the Bureau of Statistics, Veterans Affairs, and the Federal Court.

Turkish ITC sector reaches $32 billion in 2017: report

May 22, 2018

The ICT in Turkey 2017 report by Deloitte Turkey and the Informatics Industry Association shows that the ICT sector in the country is worth $32 billion in 2017, an 18.2% increase from the previous year.