11 months ‘Asean must embrace digital economy’ Manilatimes |Biz
BANGKOK: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) must embrace the digital economy, as this will serve as the “driver” for economic growth in the region, according to the regional bloc’s current chief. At the third Asean Media Forum here on Tuesday, Asean Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi raised the need for member-states to promote the digital economy, which he said might “spur around $1 billion [in trade and investments] within the next five years….” “Before the end of this year, all Asean [members] will be connected in the form of [the] Asean ‘single window,’” Lim said, referring to the system that ... more