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Australia

Tech Platforms in Australia: Bargaining for a New Paradigm

Thursday, November 3, 2022

James Meese of RMIT University discusses the impact of Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code

European Union

What the European Union’s Big Tech Trust-Busting Moment Means

Thursday, November 3, 2022

HKU's Bryane Michael illustrates why competition authorities worldwide should go back to basic principles instead of enact fancy, modern sounding laws

China

No Easy Path: Reinvigorating Hong Kong for the Greater Bay Area Initiative

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Hong Kong must implement its Northern Metropolis Development Strategy to dovetail with the mainland’s Greater Bay Area initiative.

Denial of Service: The Implications of Indonesia’s Digital Platform Shutdowns

Thursday, September 15, 2022

The action at the end of July mobilized digital natives to fend for the freedom to access technology, their livelihoods and the nation’s future.

China

Data Free Flow with Trust – and How That Trust Should be Built

Thursday, September 8, 2022

The prospect for building a global architecture for cross-border data flows anytime soon is very limited.

ASEAN

The Global Economy and Great Power Competition in the New Era of Stagflation

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Key economies must focus on regional integration and promoting greater collaboration in the necessary governance to address pressing global challenges.

China

The Metaverse in a Fragmented World

Thursday, September 1, 2022

What would the metaverse – an interconnected network of virtual spaces – look like in a geopolitically fragmented world?

The Crypto Blow-Up: The End – or a New Beginning?

Thursday, August 25, 2022

There is hope for greater regulation and more innovation in the industry.

Indonesia

Roadblocks to Indonesia’s Electric Vehicle Ambitions

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Resource-rich Indonesia has plans to become a leading manufacturer of electric vehicles and to develop a domestic battery manufacturing capability.

China

China’s Data Security Cooperation Initiatives and Their Implications

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Beijing’s moves will intensify the already heated China-US strategic rivalry.

China

China’s Smart City Transformation: Data Commercialization is Key

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Data commercialization could improve total factor productivity and tackle political, economic and social challenges resulting from the slowdown of growth.

ASEAN

Covid-19 and Digitalization in Southeast Asia: A Crisis Within a Crisis

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Leaders have focused on short-term needs and benefits without addressing long-term implications.

Australia

Fighting for Data Dregs – and Losing the Fight Against Digital Violence

Thursday, May 26, 2022

With limited access to data on online content and behavior that could point to remedies, only so much can be done to improve the safety and wellbeing of internet users.

China

Can Digitalization Help Asia Finally Solve its Financial Inclusion Challenge?

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Financial technology applications need to go beyond payments systems to provide a wide array of services, from lending to insurance, to new and existing banking customers

From “Over-Represented” to “Dangerous” Minority: A Comparison Between Chinese Americans and Soviet Jews

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Historian Dmitry Shlapentokh of Indiana University South Bend outlines the reasons why the US might be falling behind in the high-tech race.

China

The Geography of Digital Money

Thursday, April 14, 2022

With the emergence of Bitcoin and other decentralized crypto-currency and central bank digital money, governments must now act like strategic oligopolists.

Play to Earn: Southeast Asia’s Fast-Growing Video Gaming Industry

Thursday, February 24, 2022

The trends and challenges for the gaming sector in the context of the growth of e-sports and the application of new technology such as virtual reality.

Global

How NFTs are Transforming Culture, Society and Financial Investments

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Skeptics have dismissed NFTs as absurd, while enthusiasts call them the wave of the digital future.