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Potential of Asian economic integration: a perspective from the strategy of Japanese enterprises

The progress of the cooperation and economic integration of the region has a big potentiality for further industrial and economic development of the whole Asian region in general. IT industries have big potentiality for the future economic development of each country in the region.

Emerging economies as sources of investment and appropriate technology: evidence from India

The BICS countries (Brazil, India, China, and South Africa) have developed strong linkages with fellow developing countries in the realms of trade, investment and technology. This paper analyses the major trends in India’s linkages with other developing countries with specific focus on technology.

Consolidating SADC’s regional integration: the governance of the security sector

The Southern African region faces the major challenge of combining the principles ofdemocracy and the creation of democratic institutions with the pragmatic decisions required in implementing reforms in the security sectors of Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries.

Trade facilitation, information technology and SMEs: emerging evidences from India

India undertook focused and dedicated trade facilitation (TF) initiatives for improving infrastructure and the regulatory regime dealing with its external sector. Information technology (IT) and information technology enabled services (ITES) are prominently placed centre-stage of the trade process reforms.

The healthy community radio station

This handbook explains the key ingredients for building a healthy community radio station from scratch.

Digitally enhanced child protection: how new technology can prevent violence against children in the Global South

The last decade has witnessed growing appreciation of the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to protect children from violence. The issue of violence against children (VAC) is of singular importance.

China's position on the Sony attack

In late November 2014, Sony Pictures Entertainment confirmed it was the victim of a cyber attack that crippled its networks and stole large quantities of personal and commercial data. On December 19, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) publicly identified North Korea as responsible for these crimes.

Educational technology - HEART Topic Guide

This new topic guide from HEART addresses the question: What is the evidence that the use of digital or electronic technologies and materials to support teaching and learning. by teachers or students, impacts teaching and learning practices or learning outcomes? It offers recommendations on how to strengthen the design, implementation and evaluation of programmes that use edtech.

India 2050: can we celebrate the centenary of the republic as a developed country?

Today, there is a great disparity of incomes between developed and developing countries perhaps partly as a legacy of the colonial period. According to the World Bank figures, in 2009, per capita income of developing countries in terms of dollars adjusted for purchasing power parity (in 2005 prices) was about $5000, only 15 per cent of that of the developed countries.

Cyber war preparedness, cyberspace arms control and the United States

The cyber-attacks that Estonia, Georgia and Iran suffered as well as the U.S. PRISM spying scandal exposed in 2013 have demonstrated that there is increasing difficulty in maintaining order and security in cyberspace.