As the world is embracing automation and smart technology through the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, digital literacy, technological skills and knowledge of tech trends are vital.
Until recently, startups in Southeast Asia were rising fast with support from governments and investors. But many startups in the region are now fighting for survival as revenues and funding plummet due to the COVID-19 crisis.
The UN says job creation in productive industries will be essential for keeping pace on its Sustainable Development Goals. To stay competitive, Southeast Asia will need to double down on inclusive and forward-looking economic policies.
The American President is coming to this November’s APEC summit to talk trade. His Vietnamese hosts, and their Asian partners in innovation, have some additional interests.
Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Holly Reeves In mainland China, carrying a wallet is a dying tradition. Instead payments are made instantly by waving the magic wand in a…