The Malaysian State of Penang has announced its plans to implement blockchain technology in supply chain management of food and agricultural products. However, no specific details about time or any type collaborations has been revealed yet. The Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industries of Malaysia is assertive that implementation of the technology will reduce the operational costs and improve the overall security by eliminating middlemen.
Alibaba has announced that a Pakistani financial firm has selected Alipay to introduce a blockchain-based remittance service in Pakistan. As reported, this is a first of its kind service in the country that is expected to cut down transaction costs and enable users track their remittances at every step.
Malaysia’s Ministry of Education (MoE) has decided to curb the degree duplicity and fraud issues using Blockchain, as Tweeted by MoE on November 8. The main motive behind this idea is to maintain the integrity and quality of education offered by Malaysian Universities to its students.