Digital services in Vietnam thrive during pandemic, now for the next step (video)

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There is no time when speed matters more than during a pandemic and the global SARS-CoV-2 outbreak is showing just how true these words are. First detected in China last December, more than six million people have been infected and 370,000 killed in 215 countries and territories globally since. Vietnam’s quick and decisive action saw it […]

Indonesia’s Digital Economy: Bridging The Digital Divide

Indonesia’s Digital Economy: Bridging The Digital Divide

Digital technology is fast becoming the core of life, work, culture and identity in Indonesia. A young nation with a median age of 28 and a rapidly growing urban middle class, Indonesia is using digital technologies in ways that have made the world take notice. In 2016, there were 76 million Indonesians with a Facebook […]

Indonesia’s Difficult Path to Achieving Digital Economy Dividends

Indonesia’s Difficult Path to Achieving Digital Economy Dividends

A few years ago, lecturer Novistiar Rustandi wondered how he could help more Indonesians earn university degrees so that they can get better jobs. He knew that a degree is now compulsory to get a decent job. But many of those who want to get a university degree don’t have the time or access to […]