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Is the Philippines lagging in the development of its digital economy?

There is no reason why the Philippines can’t join the ranks of emerging Asian digital champions, writes Claude Achcar, Managing Partner at Actel Consulting.

Updated November 20, 2023 / Original November 20, 2023

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By Claude Achcar

Managing Partner, Actel Consulting

6 Mins

November 20, 2023 | 12:08 AM GMT

The Philippines was a front-runner, just a few years ago, among emerging Asian nations for the development of its Data Centre (DC) infrastructure, and by extension its digital economy.  It has since let others surpass it.  Two key ingredients are missing for the archipelago to deliver on its vast digital potential.

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