Building Digital Libraries in Mongolia
With 45 percent of Mongolia's traditionally nomadic population now living in Ulaanbaatar, public resources are tight. The Asia Foundation's Books for Asia launched its digital library—Let's Read!—in the Mongolian capital this month, addressing the shortage of both Mongolian and English books. View Kyle Barker's stunning photo blog which includes this photo (right) of teachers from School #67 learning how to use the Let's Read! app. Also in our blog, John Brandon writes that next week's Sunnylands Summit in California will need more than symbolism when President Obama meets with the 10 Southeast Asian leaders from ASEAN, the 7th largest economy in the world, and the U.S.'s biggest destination for foreign direct investment. Read more.