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Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008
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Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

First Edition


January 2008 | 398 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
The biennial Digital Review of Asia Pacific is a comprehensive guide to the state-of-practice and trends in information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) in Asia Pacific

This third edition (2007-2008) covers 31 countries and economies, including North Korea for the first time. Each country chapter presents key ICT policies, applications and initiatives for national development. In addition, five thematic chapters provide a synthesis of some of the key issues in ICT4D in the region, including mobile and wireless technologies, risk communication, intellectual property regimes and localization.

The authors are drawn from government, academe, industry and civil society, providing a broad perspective on the use of ICTs for human development.
 
Foreword - Muhammad Yunus
 
Preface Claude - Yves Charron and Maria Ng Lee Hoon
 
Introduction - Felix Librero
 
Issues for the region
 
ICT4D in Asia Pacific—An overview of emerging issues - Danny Butt, Rajesh Sreenivasan and Abhishek Singh
 
Mobile and wireless technologies for development in Asia Pacific - Tan Geok Leng and Suranart Tanvejsilp
 
The role of ICTs in risk communication in Asia Pacific - Krishnamurthy Sriramesh, Chanuka Wattegama and Frederick John Abo
 
Localization in Asia Pacific - Sarmad Hussain and Ram Mohan
 
Key policy issues in intellectual property and technology in Asia Pacific - Elizabeth V. Cardoza and Lawrence Liang
 
State and evolution of ICTs: A tale of two Asias - George Sciadas
 
Review of individual economies
 
Afghanistan: - Muhammad Aimal Marjan
 
Australia: - Lelia Green and Axel Bruns
 
Bangladesh: - Ananya Raihan and Shah M. Ahsan Habib
 
Bhutan: - Sangay Wangchuk and Gopi Pradhan
 
Brunei Darussalam: - Yong Chee Tuan and Hj Abd Rahim Derus
 
Cambodia: - Brian Unger and Naomi Robinson
 
China: - Zhang Guoliang, Zhang Xinhua and Deng Jianguo
 
Hong Kong: - Geoff Long, John Fung and Charles Mok
 
India: - Frederick Noronha and Sajan Venniyoor
 
Indonesia: - Donny B.U. and Rapin Mudiardjo
 
Iran: - Masoud Davarinejad and Massood Saffari
 
Japan: - Keisuke Kamimura and Adam Peake
 
Lao PDR: - Phonpasit Phissamay
 
Malaysia: - Musa Abu Hassan and Mohd Safar Hasim
 
Maldives: - Malika Ibrahim and Ilyas Ahmed
 
Mongolia: - Lkhagvasuren Ariunaa and Batpurev Batchuluun
 
Macau: - Geoff Long
 
Myanmar: - Thein Oo and Myint Myint Than
 
Nepal: - Sushil Pandey and Basanta Shrestha
 
New Zealand: - Andy Williamson
 
North Korea: - Kyungmin Ko, Seungkwon Jang and Heejin Lee
 
Pacific Island Countries: - Esther Batiri Williams
 
Pakistan: - Jamshed Masood and Salman Malik
 
Philippines: - Lorraine Carlos Salazar, Shelah Lardizabal-Vallarino and Zorayda Ruth Andam
 
Singapore: - Goh Seow Hiong
 
South Korea: - Jong Sung Hwang and Jihyun Jun
 
Sri Lanka: - Nalaka Gunawardene
 
Taiwan: - Yu-li Liu and Eunice Hsiao-hui Wang
 
Thailand: - Thaweesak Koanantakool and Kalaya Udomvitid
 
Timor-Leste: - João Câncio Freitas
 
Vietnam: - Tran Ngoc Ca and Tran Ba Thai
 
Review of sub-regional associations
 
Association of Southeast Asian Nations: - Lorraine Carlos Salazar and Shelah Lardizabal-Vallarino
 
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation: - Atanu Garai and Kapil Chawla
 
Index

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ISBN: 9780761936749
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