A boy wears a face shield while watching an online learning programme on a smartphone in Manila, Philippines, on August 17. Photo: Reuters A boy wears a face shield while watching an online learning programme on a smartphone in Manila, Philippines, on August 17. Photo: Reuters
A boy wears a face shield while watching an online learning programme on a smartphone in Manila, Philippines, on August 17. Photo: Reuters
Jeff Paine
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Jeff Paine

To drive post-Covid-19 economic recovery, Asean must remove barriers to its digital sector

  • Onerous content and licensing regulations and restrictions on data flow will hinder the development of the region’s growing internet economy
  • Asean member states must build on recent agreements to take on more binding commitments on cross-border data flows

A boy wears a face shield while watching an online learning programme on a smartphone in Manila, Philippines, on August 17. Photo: Reuters A boy wears a face shield while watching an online learning programme on a smartphone in Manila, Philippines, on August 17. Photo: Reuters
A boy wears a face shield while watching an online learning programme on a smartphone in Manila, Philippines, on August 17. Photo: Reuters
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