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ukraine e-passport

Ukraine launches e-passport

The Ukrainian Ministry of Digital Transformation has opened access to a digital version of the national passport through the online public services portal Diia. “We...
new croatian id

New Croatian ID gets face, fingerprints on chip

Croatia will launch electronic ID cards with facial and fingerprint biometric data stored on a secure chip next year, Vecernji List reports. Fingerprints from both...
russia tourist visa

Rostourism suggests post-C-19 travel plan

Russia’s Federal Tourist Agency (Rostourism) wants to help the tourism industry recover from the coronavirus pandemic by relaxing visa rules after the country reopens...
taiwan digital id

Taiwan puts digital ID on hold

Taiwan is delaying its planned launch of a new digital ID system due to complications caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Taiwan News reports. According to...
france covid-19

France extends visas, residence permits

France has decided to extend the validity of all residence permits with an expiration date between 16 March and 15 May for another three...
shadow it

Part 1: Shadow IT Management

Our physical bodies are creatures of habit. It expects us to do keep the same routine on a daily basis.  The same is even...
iceland border control

Iceland sets up coronavirus border control

Iceland’s Government has decided to establish temporary internal border controls after its fellow Schengen Area member states have had them in place for over...
schengen border control

Schengen countries extend border controls

The Schengen member states are not planning to stop the recently reintroduced temporary border controls any time soon. Schengen Visa Info reports that the official...
green cards

Trump announces 60-day ban on green cards

President Donald Trump has announced a 60-day ban on immigrants seeking to live and work in the USA permanently. Trump added that the ban could...
maldova new coin

Moldova launches new 10-lei coin

The National Bank of Moldova (BNM) has put a new coin in circulation to mark the 30th anniversary of State Flag Day. Moldovan news agency...

LIVE BLOG: Florida terminates its Smart ID mobile app and more news…

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UAE Extends Passport Validity to 10 Years for Adults Age 21+

The validity of United Arab Emirates passport for citizens aged 21 years and older has been extended from the present five years to 10 years from...

Why Corporate Boards Should Prioritize Minors’ Data Privacy

Whether your company wants to let kids in or keep them out, companies must now comply with expanding digital privacy and safety laws set...

King Charles III Banknotes Due Out June 5, 2024 [Updated]

Early this year, we published this preview of the U.K.'s new banknotes featuring a portrait of King Charles III. The new banknotes went into...

Japan’s New Banknote Series

In 2022, we published a preview of Japan's new family of banknotes. The new notes were released on July 3, 2024. Here we have...