Govt developing token system to help those without smartphones to check in at premises, says KJ

KUALA LUMPUR: A token system to enable those without smartphones or to "check-in" at premises is currently being developed by the Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry, says Khairy Jamaluddin.

The Health Minister, who is the former Science, Technology and Innovation minister, said the system is similar to that in Singapore, a wearable token that was first distributed to vulnerable elderly people who don't own smartphones beginning July last year.

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