LIRNEasia is a regional ICT policy and regulation think tank active across the Asia Pacific

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Colloquium: mHealth Revolutionizing Public Health in India and Sri Lanka

The Colloquim was conducted by Nuwan Waidyanatha from China while Chamindu Sampath projected the slides at LIRNEasia. Introduction to research The project is taking place in Kurunagala and Tamil Nadu. In 24 health sub centres and 4 public Helath Centres in Tamil Nadu and in Sri Lanka in 12 Hostpitals Disease infomation The system architecture […]

Teleuse@BOP findings used in discussion of Digital Bangladesh

Dream of digital Bangladesh quotes us extensively. Poor people in Bangladesh are more likely to own mobile phones and televisions than the same group in India, but the availability of computers in poor Bangladeshi households is almost zero, according to a recent study. The survey by LIRNEasia – a Sri Lanka-based information and communication technology […]

Access to ICTs in Indonesia: LIRNEasia research quoted

The Jakarta Post [PDF version] Indonesia is striving to maintain its commitment to information and communication technology (ICT) for the education system, a top government official said. “Seventy percent of our vocational high schools, 30 percent of senior high schools and 20 percent of junior high schools are equipped with computer laboratories,” Education Minister Bambang […]

Independence of regulatory agency becomes an issue in the Philippines

The story below describes the second forced removal of a Chairman of the Philippines telecom regulatory agency since November 2006.   They are approaching the Sri Lankan benchmark of three Directors General of Telecom in one year (achieved in 2005).  What is interesting is what impact this activity will have on the generally satisfactory Philippines TRE […]

CPRsouth2: Empowering rural communities through ICT policy and research – December 15-17, 2007 in Chennai, India

LIRNEasia, in association with the TeNeT Group and RTBI of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, is organizing the second CPRsouth conference, in Chennai, India from December 15-17, 2007. The conference aims to provide a forum for senior, junior and mid-career scholars to meet face-to-face and exchange ideas, establish networking opportunities and improve the […]

CPRsouth1 – Manila, Philippines; January 19-21, 2007

LIRNEasia, in association with the National College of Public Administration and Governanace, University of the Philippines, Diliman, is organizing the inaugural CPRsouth conference, in Manila, Philippines from January 19-21, 2007. The overall objective of this exercise is to build Asian-based human capacity by reinforcing and developing the values and commitment of existing scholars in and […]

NEWS RELEASE: Pakistan leads in providing regulatory services on-line

Colombo, Sri Lanka, 19 December 2005: A survey of the websites of National Telecommunication Regulatory Authorities in the Asia Pacific region has revealed that six countries – Australia, Hong Kong, Jordan, Malaysia, Pakistan and Singapore – stand above the rest, with Pakistan leading. The research was conducted by LIRNEasia, and supported by the International Development […]

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