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Big tech firms pledge training for workers in Southeast Asia

Nov 20, 2018 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

Microsoft, Google and other major technology companies have promised to help provide training in digital skills for around 20 million people in Southeast Asia by 2020 to make sure the regions burgeoning working-age population is a fit for the future job market. Up to 28 million full-time jobs are subject to being displaced, according to a new estimate.

The World Economic Forum think tank announced Monday its ASEAN Digital Skills Vision 2020 initiative to improve the technological capacity ...