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Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo
By Mai Iida
Nago, Japan, Oct. 31 Kyodo - Pacific Rim economies on Sunday set an "ambitious" target of diffusing high-speed broadband networks by 2020 and agreed to cooperate on promoting effective use of information and communication technologies in such fields as education, medical care, environmental protection and disaster management.
At the end of a two-day Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum ministerial meeting on the telecommunications and information industry, participants adopted a declaration and action plan for better utilizing ICT to improve social and economic activities.…