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Gov't studying national digital IDs to combat fraud, channel subsidies

Koh Jun Lin  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The government is formulating a national digital ID system that would serve as a verifiable means of identification in online transactions, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.

One possible use, he said, is to help the government deliver targeted subsidies more efficiently through e-wallet accounts that had been registered using the national digital ID...

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