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Pakistan’s digital revolution is happening faster than you think

The digital power of China’s Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) is slowly unfolding and shaping into a whole new area of opportunity. When the BRI took global centre stage in 2013, most conversations revolved around traditional infrastructure: building roads, railways,…

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Digital Economy is the Key to Realizing Indonesia into the Big Five of the World Economy

In an oration entitled “Leap Frog Indonesia Through Digital Economy”, Rudiantara revealed that the development of a digital economic ecosystem is the key to realizing the nation’s economy towards the ranks of the world’s top five economies. “The experience of…

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Overcoming digital divide – analysis (India)

India’s policies towards digital regulation are inadequate. Future policy-making must be based on economic considerations and evidence, not on myopic political considerations In 2014, the Narendra Modi-led Government came to power with an objective of ‘minimum Government, maximum governance, aimed at…

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Unlocking the value of data key to UK economic growth

The Scottish government has identified data-driven innovation as a key area for potential economic growth, and they plan to invest accordingly. Rachel Aldighieri, MD of the DMA, highlights the need for cross-sector collaboration to discover the true worth of data.…

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Australian Digital Inclusion Index (ADII) 2018

The Australian Digital Inclusion Index, powered by Roy Morgan Research, measures the extent of digital inclusion in Australia. Access and affordability can present barriers to digital inclusion, however an individual’s digital engagement is also largely affected by Digital Ability (attitudes,…

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Digital economy plays key role in high-quality growth (China)

China's manufacturing industry is aiming to transform itself from "Quantity" to "Quality". The key strategy is to develop a digital economy, said Li Yizhong, the former minister from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Sunday. Speaking at the…

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Facebook is shaking up its efforts to connect a billion new users to the internet

There's changes afoot at Facebook's wildly ambitious efforts to connect the so-called "next billion" internet users, who are expected to mostly come from emerging markets. On Friday, the social networking firm revealed that it is bringing all its connectivity efforts…