US and allies urged to increase digital investments in Asia to counter China’s Belt and Road tech projects

The United States and its allies should strengthen their investments in Asia’s digital economy to counter China’s increasing presence in the region, experts from the US and Japan have said.
The comments, made during a discussion titled “China’s Digital Silk Road” at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Washington on Tuesday, were the latest sign of the growing vigilance against China’s overseas technology investments.
In 2015, China outlined…