Young people in ASEAN have emerged from lockdowns more resilient and digitally switched on. Here’s how

A woman wears a protective face mask as she looks at her mobile phone amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Bangkok, Thailand September 30, 2020. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun - RC219J9B1TR3

Younger Southeast Asians have used lockdown as And theyan opportunity to learn new digital skills. Image: REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

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