Thailand
NECTEC Thailand AI

Nectec head targets national AI strategy (Bangkok Post)

The AI plan aims to develop hard and soft infrastructure, covering high-performance computing, AI service platforms, government cloud and AI ethics. Great success was seen [...]

Bangkok Post

15 March 2022

ASEAN

AIBP Insights The Rise of Phygital in Financial Institutions: Key Takeaways

For many, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a world unlike any other we ever experienced. As vast chunks of the global economy are temporarily [...]

AIBP

3 March 2022

ASEAN

AIBP Insights The Digital Wave in Financial Institutions: Key Takeaways

In recent years, blockchain, low/no code applications and cognitive technologies such as machine learning (ML), robotic process automation (RPA), and intelligent automation (IA), are increasingly [...]

AIBP

1 March 2022

Singapore

What the pandemic taught us about customer service by banks (The Business Times)

In Publicis Sapient’s survey, 21 per cent in Singapore did not lean favorably towards mobile services meeting their general needs. When asked about their primary [...]

The Business Times

23 February 2022

Vietnam

Vietnam’s banking sector named among fastest growing in the world (Vietnam Plus)

The nine banks that continue to be in the rankings are Vietcombank, BIDV, VietinBank, VPBank, Agribank, Techcombank, MBBank, ACB and Sacombank. The strong growth in [...]

Vietnam Plus

14 February 2022

ASEAN

ASEAN is poised for post-pandemic inclusive growth and prosperity – here’s why (World Economic Forum)

The recent adoption of the Consolidated Strategy on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) for ASEAN during the 38th and 39th ASEAN Summits and the ASEAN Agreement on Electronic Commerce will [...]

World Economic Forum

18 January 2022

Thailand

Digital transformation in Thailand to generate 795 billion USD by 2030 (Vietnam Plus)

Digital transformation could generate up to 2.5 trillion THB (795 billion USD) in economic value for Thailand, according to the Bangkok Post, which cited a [...]

Vietnam Plus

6 December 2021

ASEAN

Built Environments Catered to the Community: Key Takeaways

ASEAN is home to developed and emerging economies experiencing high levels of urban migration and urban population growth. While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the [...]

AIBP

19 November 2021

Southeast Asia

Transforming spend management in the new world of work (The Business Times)

CEOs in Southeast Asia are investing heavily in digital transformation to fast-track recovery, by rethinking portfolios and speeding up decision making through data analytics. Technology [...]

The Business Times

15 November 2021

ASEAN

Why should Asean manufacturers take the lead in IT modernisation? (The Business Times)

Did you know that more than 80 percent of the world’s hard drives are manufactured in Asean? That is an impressive figure even for the [...]

The Business Times

8 November 2021

Southeast Asia
Enrico Tanuwidjaja, UOB Economist

Strategic reforms key to Indonesian MSMEs’ greater contribution to the economy (The Business Times)

The UOB ASEAN Transformation Study showed that 60 per cent of MSMEs in Southeast Asia see digitalisation as a key enabler for their business transformation. [...]

The Business Times

2 November 2021

ASEAN
Productivity in Manufacturing

Productivity in Manufacturing – Key Takeaways

Key points brought up today include the convergence of IT/OT in manufacturing, overcoming data silos and utilising dashboards for visualisation, and the importance of human [...]

AIBP

28 October 2021