Despite its technological advances, the country lags in global cybersecurity rankings, having failed to follow a solid policy for embracing modernization.
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The country's difficulty in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for careful planning from the government's new digital agency.
Japan and Australia have leading roles to play in helping digitalize the region through the use of undersea cables.
Japan has a new role to play in helping connect Asia with the rest of the world through a growing network of fiber optics.
Ability to put innovation into practice determines recovery of virus-hit economy