Singapore’s model prioritizes balancing the goal of attracting foreign investment with public policy concerns from the spread of online misinformation
ASEAN members may find the IPEF an attractive platform for advancing economic engagement with the US.
Leaders have focused on short-term needs and benefits without addressing long-term implications.
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.
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
Pandemic preparedness should include a range of digital health capabilities with a view to minimizing the digital divide.
The pandemic has given rise to an unstable bipolarity that, if left to deteriorate, could pave the way to a multipolar future.
Washington hopes such a deal would be a powerful counterweight to China’s efforts to impose its own digital standards in the region.
The pitfalls of a US Indo-Pacific strategy
For the ASEAN community as a whole to benefit from technology, economics should not be the sole determining driver.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome, which has long been linked to polluted air, has been a major cause of Covid-19-related deaths.