Asia & AustraliaTaking the baton
With the stirrings of innovation in several of Asia's financial centres and a revival of Australian firms' entrepreneurial spirit driving technological development, the pace of change is picking up in the Asia-Pacific region, writes Kieran Flatt
The Far East has long been viewed by the West as the home of technological innovation. Japan, then Korea, then India have all tied their economies to technology – in different ways, granted, but in each case exports have soared. Hong Kong’s status as a leading hub of finance and commerce is now heavily reliant on IT. So why is it that Asia as a whole has been so slow to embrace legal IT systems?
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