The state of open data in Southeast Asia

(15 December 2015)  Hazwany Jamaluddin from the Sinar Project in Malaysia writes in the Open Knowledge blog that Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand, Lao PDR, Singapore, East Timor and Malaysia are falling behind in the global open data movement; while others – Indonesia and Philippines – are advancing as members of Open Government Partnership. So, how are these countries in Southeast Asia doing relative to the rest of the world and with each other?

He notes several restrictions in Southeast Asia: restrictions to internet access; freedom of expression policies; freedom of information acts; and laws and open government policies.

Read his analysis here.