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NEC enters the race to lead Malaysia's digital ID project

Government aims to spur economic growth with biometric platform

NEC plans to use its experience implementing a digital ID system in India to bid for the Malaysian project. (Nikkei montage/Reuters)   © Reuters

TOKYO -- NEC Corp. has entered the competition to lead Malaysia’s digital identification project, as the government prepares to introduce biometric identities for all of its 32 million citizens.

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