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Uneven Recovery Drives Growing Inequality Across East Asia and the Pacific

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The FINANCIAL --  More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the developing economies of East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) are facing a markedly uneven recovery, according to the World Bank’s latest economic update for the region.…

ADB urges Southeast Asian countries to expand investments in digital infrastructure

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The FINANCIAL — Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa today urged Southeast Asian countries to expand investments in digital infrastructure and ensure equitable access to technology as economies recover from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. “We must close the digital divide and expand existing investments in digital infrastructure by building more and higher quality…