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Hangzhou rolls out measures to advance digital economy

Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, is taking major steps to seal its status as a leading city for the digital economy, with local government laying out a specific action plan towards that goal on March 1. The plan,…

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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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China will invest US$14.6 bil to develop digital economy

China will invest 100 billion yuan (about US$14.6 billion) for developing the digital economy in the next five years, according an agreement signed at the International Conference on the Digital Economy and the Digital Silk Road. The investments will go…

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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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GSMA: Free Flow of Data across Borders Essential for Asia’s Digital Economies

Governments in Asia can expand the region’s digital economy and unlock further socio-economic benefits for their citizens by removing unnecessary restrictions on the movement of data internationally, according to a new report released by the GSMA today at the Mobile…

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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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Regulating a Digital Economy: An Indian Perspective

The “fourth industrial revolution” which has been characterised by end-to-end digitalisation has led to unprecedented increases in connectivity and data flows. By 2017, Asia had the largest number of internet users in the world, with 1.9 billion people online. Joshua…

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Creative economy has new impetus in digital world

Fast-paced changes in the digital economy are shaking up the creative industries and producing new opportunities to advance development and diversity. The intersection of the creative and digital economies – and the emerging opportunities at this nexus – was an…

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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…