Washington hopes such a deal would be a powerful counterweight to China’s efforts to impose its own digital standards in the region.
Drawing on its own experience and lessons from other nations, China could portray the circular economy as a future-proof, carbon-neutral economic development model.
While the two parties share many interests on which their cooperation is based, they still diverge significantly in their approaches to technology and data.
China should explore more holistic solutions as it seeks to manage the social impact of ubiquitous technological innovation.
Are Indonesia’s diplomats in danger of being influenced by those who shout loudest on Twitter and Facebook?
Instead of focusing only on how to control the movement of water, cities should also embrace the ongoing “amphibious transformation” by adapting to life on water.
Proponents of transparency and confidence-building measures led by the US need to meet halfway with China and Russia.
The world needs supplier-blind cybersecurity to ensure new technologies work for people and are not weaponized in a new Cold War.
Efforts to enhance cybersecurity should include the participation of NGOs and the groups they serve to ensure that the civil society sector is not left exposed to risks.
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.