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Japan’s digital ID system suffers new glitch as govt seeks to get ahead of failures

Recently reported difficulties by some users in accessing digital certificates linked to the My Number digital ID in some municipalities…


Japan to trial My Number digital ID for entertainment tickets amid growing controversy

The government agency responsible for issuing the My Number digital ID card in Japan has announced a pilot to test…


Japan trying to get it right with national digital ID, public losing faith

After a series of high-profile data leaks and registration errors in Japan’s digital IDs, the program is undergoing a government…


Japan and Jordan agree to technical collaboration on digital public infrastructure

Japan and Jordan will henceforth share their expertise and technical knowhow on different modern technologies including the building of digital…


Japan PM faces resistance to replacement of health insurance cards with digital ID

The Japanese government’s troubled My Number digital ID program has done little to quell concerns about incidents of mishandled personal…


Mixed progress for digital IDs linked to payments in Japan, Australia and India

In a wave of digital transformations across multiple nations, Japan has faced challenges with its My Number digital ID system,…


Doctors in Japan challenge govt mandatory use of digital ID for health services

Several doctors and other individuals in Japan are suing the government to prevent the replacement of patients’ insurance cards with…


Japan pushes Apple to support digital ID card function on iPhone

Japan wants its My Number cards on the iPhone and Tim Cook is hearing about it, according to Yahoo Japan….


Japan to integrate health insurance cards into My Number digital ID in digitization push

The Japanese government has unveiled plans to discontinue its current health insurance card system and integrate its functionalities within the…

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