India Can Afford to Wait and Watch Before Regulating Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Delhi need not rush to pass a comprehensive law on artificial intelligence, which would likely become outdated quickly

Asia Pacific

The China-US Geo-Technological Competition: State of Play 2023

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

The US and China should consider how collaborating on technology, particularly in helping the Global South, will yield more benefits than a zero-sum race to decouple

The Splintering Internet is a Threat to Global Connectivity and Freedoms Online

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Concerns are rising that an internet that fragments into separate open and closed spheres divided by geography and politics is inevitable


The TikTok Takedown and the Collateral Damage of Performative Politics

Sunday, June 25, 2023

Calls to ban the social media platform have turned the political landscape, particularly in the US, into something of a theatrical spectacle


Digital Currency Developments in Japan: Throwing Good Money After Bad?

Saturday, June 17, 2023

Japan, a stalwart of cash society, shifted to digital when the pandemic pushed payments into a new paradigm – community currencies

Asia Pacific

Beyond Technology – Boosting Adoption is Key for Central Bank Digital Currency Viability in Asia Pacific

Saturday, June 17, 2023

The adoption of CBDCs in the region depend on their value-added for business and end-users and the support from banks and payment service providers

European Union

Without Regulation Such as the EU AI Act, the Chatbot Revolution Risks Becoming a Race of the Reckless

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

European Union draft legislation on artificial intelligence is a major step forward towards promoting global standards


Content Concentration: Singapore’s Approach to Online Platform Governance

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Singapore’s model prioritizes balancing the goal of attracting foreign investment with public policy concerns from the spread of online misinformation


Tackling Indonesia’s Waste Challenge – Sustainably

Thursday, June 1, 2023

A look at Indonesia’s efforts to get a handle on its mounting waste production problem and engage the public to achieve sustainable waste management

A Web 3.0 World Requires New Governance Thinking

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

The emerging digital world is changing the very foundation of the economy and upending conventional models of production and consumption


Southeast Asia’s Electric Vehicle Hub Ambitions

Thursday, May 18, 2023

ASEAN member states have announced their intention jointly to develop a regional electric vehicle ecosystem

United States of America

De-Dollarization in the Age of Blockchain and Digital Currencies

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Blockchain and digital currencies could accelerate de-dollarization as countries question the dollar's continued supremacy and the increased use of financial sanctions


Southeast Asia and the China-US Fight for Tech Supremacy

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Amid the China-US strategic competition, Southeast Asian economies find room for maneuver as they aim to use technology to fuel growth and productivity


The Prospects for Liberalizing Cross-Border Data Flows between China and ASEAN

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

While China and ASEAN are each other’s largest trading partner, they have not reached an agreement to liberalize cross-border data flows essential for digital commerce


In the Run-up to the 2024 Election, Indonesia Fights Against False Information

Thursday, March 2, 2023

The implementation of Indonesian legal sanctions and regulations on misinformation and disinformation faces challenges as the 2024 general election approaches

A ChatGPT Analysis: The Transatlantic Meets the Indo-Pacific

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

To test the artificial intelligence chatbot's capabilities, AsiaGlobal Online asked it to write an article on NATO's emerging partnerships in the Indo-Pacific


Television and National Transformation: Indonesia Goes Digital

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Indonesia faces challenges as it implements an ambitious but belated policy to pull the plug on analog TV and roll out digital


Counting the Costs of US-China Technology Decoupling

Thursday, December 22, 2022

The global implications of the US-China decoupling dispute over technology would be better understood using big-data analytics and artificial intelligence