Quest to bridge the digital divide

Leaving vulnerable groups behind in this digital divide could worsen current social inequalities. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - While the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated digitalisation in some sectors, it has also raised concerns that vulnerable segments of society are being left behind in a so-called digital divide.

In the absence of a clear measure of the digital divide here, there are some official figures that suggest there could be some who fall through the cracks.

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