A QR code on a chip-based citizen ID card displays 7 essential information fields.

Chip-based citizen ID cards displays 7 essential information fields

The Police Department for Administrative Management of Social Order (C06 – under the Public Security Ministry) has recently announced that the chip and QR code attached onto the new version of citizen ID card contains several essential personal information, including Covid-19-related ones. This allows owners not to bring along so many personal documents, while creating more convenience for the functional agencies in their checking task.

A branch of Cebuana Lhuillier (Source: Cebuanalhuillier.com)

Data of 900,000 clients of Philippine financial chain leaked

 Pawnshop chain Cebuana Lhuillier of the Philippines announced on January 19 that personal information of around 900,000 clients were affected in a data breach involving their email server used for marketing purposes.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) will cooperate with the police to conduct legal proceedings and impose heavy fines against those who sell, exchange and use personal information of flight passengers (Photo: tuoitre.vn)

CAAV cracks down on passenger information leaks

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) will cooperate with the police to conduct legal proceedings and impose heavy fines against those who sell, exchange and use personal information of flight passengers.