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September 8, 2023

How the United States and CPTPP Countries Can Stop Vietnam’s Slide Toward China-Like Digital Protection and Authoritarianism

Together, the United States and its like-minded partners in the CPTPP can work together to push Vietnam to remove restrictive and repressive digital policies. But if they fail to act, the challenge of building an open, rules-based, and rights-respecting digital economy will only get harder.

September 3, 2023

Is Korea Serious About Fighting Climate Change?

When it comes to the most important step Korea can take to address global climate change―boosting clean energy R&D―Korea, like most developed nations, is lagging.

July 31, 2023

Time for Korea-US Cooperation to Limit China’s Advanced Tech Gains

Even if Korea implements additional advanced technology policies, it will be increasingly difficult for Korean firms in advanced industries, like electronics, semiconductors, machinery, and autos, to compete against Chinese firms that are backed to the hilt by the Chinese government, writes Rob Atkinson in The Korea Times.

June 22, 2023

Why KFTC Should Put Hold on Proposed Online Platform Act

Rather than blindly copying Europe in efforts to over-regulate its tech economy, Korea and KFTC should take a deep breath and put their digital regulatory efforts away, or at least on hold until we can all learn the results of Europe's regulatory experiment with the DMA.

June 22, 2023

India Semiconductor Readiness Assessment Report: Initial Findings

While India brings significant strengths to the semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem, it can become a strong global player by further addressing investment barriers such as the business environment, customs and tariffs, taxation, and infrastructure.

May 21, 2023

Korea Needs to Slow Down Regulation, Speed Up Support for AI

For some bizarre reason, countries are competing not to be the best in AI, but to be the best―or worst, depending on how you view it―in AI regulation.

May 11, 2023

The Implications of Japan’s New Economic Security Law

Watch the expert panel for the discussion on Japan’s efforts and the implications for U.S. policy.

May 9, 2023

APEC 2023: A Useful and Realistic Digital Agenda for the United States’ Host Year

Nigel Cory argues that as host and chair of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation the United States should not only think about outcomes that can realistically be achieved this year but seize the opportunity to leave its mark on the APEC digital agenda for the next several years.

April 24, 2023

Fact of the Week: India’s Population Is Set To Overtake China’s This Month

The United Nations estimates that India’s population will reach 1.429 billion at the end of 2023, compared to China’s estimated population of 1.426 billion.

April 4, 2023

Lessons From the Rise and Fall of Japan’s Life-Sciences Innovation Ecosystem

Tune in for an expert panel discussion examining where Japan faltered in this sector, what it must do to restore its life-sciences innovation leadership and competitiveness, why that would be in the best interests of both Japan and the United States—and what America must do to avoid following in Japan’s footsteps.

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