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What some governments in Asia are doing with blockchain

25 6 5
09.01.2019

MANY would agree that blockchain has plenty of potential but in reality, it’s a technology that companies are finding hard to implement.

To drive adoption, experts believe governments must take the lead and demonstrate how blockchain actually delivers transparency, efficiency, and value.

In Asia, that is exactly what governments are doing.

According to news reports, the Thai and South Korean governments have become the latest organizations to explore how blockchain can re-invent existing processes.

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In Thailand, the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) has developed a blockchain-based election voting system. It uses a hybrid model that allows citizens who lack digital literacy to vote, while those comfortable with voting can use the digital system.

Thailand will be facing polls soon. Source: AFP Photo/Manjunath Kiran

“Nectec developed blockchain technology........

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