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Bank of Korea gears up for Lunar New Year

South Korea's central bank has supplied over 6 trillion won worth of new banknotes ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday. Xinhua reports that the...

Jamaican e-passports a ‘game changer’

Jamaicans will soon receive electronic passports as part of the transformation process taking place at the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA). Jamaica Observer reports...

Saudi Arabia launches free visas for festivals

Residents of the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Bahrain now qualify for free visas to Saudi Arabia on the condition that they attend a...

Biometrics at heart of Brexit border control

Biometrics will be at the heart of the UK’s planned border control policy. Science Direct reports that Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to introduce a...

Philadelphia Airport starts biometric screening project

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is starting a biometric screening trial project to verify travellers’ identity by capturing and matching facial scans with federal records. PHL...

Canada to vote on who appears on new $5 banknote

Canadians will soon vote on who will appear on the country’s new $5 banknote. Toronto Storeys reports that the public consultation will be similar to...

Amazon to use palm biometrics for touchless payments

Amazon is reportedly working on linking buyers’ hands to credit card information. Wall Street Journal reports the e-commerce company’s aim is to enable palm biometric...

Congratulations! It’s a …

Sanjay Dharwadker Over one billion people on the planet have no ID. The problem starts at birth, by missing out on birth registration. The United Nations...

South Africa ready to roll out e-visa for Indians

South Africa's Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane visited New Delhi to facilitate an e-visa facility for Indian tourists that will be rolled on a...

Ukiyo-e art on new Japanese passport

Japan will start issuing passports with art from Ukiyo-e master Katsushika Hokusai for people who sign up in February. NHK reports that the passport will...