From mid-March to early September, Malaysia received a lot of atttention here for three identity management items: A potential biometric voter register; Biometric border checks; A biometric register if non-citizens. Two of these initiatives, border checks and the biometric non-citizen register, have been fully implemented and are in the news again today.
Here, Malaysian Tourism Minister, Dr Ng Yen Yen, addresses both programs briefly:
Malaysian tourism minister apologises for June's causeway jams (asia-one - Singapore)
This article publicizes some of the things Malaysia learned about its non-citizen residents through the 6P exercize.
Indonesians form highest number of foreign workers (the malay mail)