The economic downturn has prompted large-scale layoffs and deportations, and the unprecedented wave of returnees will have dramatic implications for national development.
While the geopolitical-technological (geo-tech) competition between the US and China will continue, the change of administration in Washington offers new opportunities.
Who will take the lead in ensuring cyber security, privacy and other critical safety factors?
For the ASEAN community as a whole to benefit from technology, economics should not be the sole determining driver.
Without a mutual understanding of what “cyber warfare” entails, efforts to prevent cyber attacks from escalating into traditional war will prove futile.
AI can also be used for nefarious data collection and manipulation, and it is vital that countries in the region collaborate to govern its use.
At stake are who sets the rules for the communications, data and artificial intelligence-driven networks of the future.
A more calibrated containment strategy can and should be developed using insights gleaned from big data.
As Covid-19 grips the world, the Filipino workforce looks increasingly vulnerable, despite strong growth in recent years.
Countries around the word must rethink the online learning model, argues Shai Reshef, Founder and President of University of the People.
Any accelerated decoupling of the US and Chinese economies is bound to have serious implications for the trading, technology and financial partners of both nations.
While governments have long seen cybersecurity as a national concern, the necessity of including non-state actors in relevant policymaking is slowly being recognized.