Singapore

Singapore Moves Up One Spot to be 7th Most Innovative Economy in the World (The Straits Times)

SINGAPORE – Singapore is now the seventh most innovative economy in the world, up one spot from its ranking in 2021.

Dominic Low - The Straits Times

29 September 2022

Malaysia

Lowering the Barriers to ESG Reporting with Technology

Companies, particularly public-listed firms, are increasingly expected to meet relevant reporting and disclosure requirements. Subject to greater public scrutiny of key environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics [...]

Bursa Sustain - Bursa Malaysia

29 August 2022

ASEAN

Tech Giants Grapple with Content Moderation in South-East Asia (The Straits Times)

Content moderation of social media involves screening user-generated content (UGC) to determine its appropriateness. Content moderation has become indispensable, without which social networks would be [...]

Pauline Leong - The Straits Times

29 July 2022

ASEAN

Manufacturing for Tomorrow: Intelligent, Connected and Sustainable – Key Takeaways

Esteemed panel comprised speakers from Beyonics, Elecon, First Philec, Thai Union and technology partner Oracle on how technologies such as big data analytics, artificial intelligence/machine [...]

AIBP

18 August 2022

ASEAN

The Metaverse and the Importance of Personal Data Protection in Southeast Asia (Fulcrum)

Like many countries across the globe, Southeast Asian countries have been embracing the idea of creating alternate realities in the ‘Metaverse’. The concept, envisaged as [...]

Albert Jehoshua Rapha - Fulcrum

17 June 2022

ASEAN

Banking as a Service (BaaS): The Missing Fuel to Supercharge Growth (ASEAN Business)

To the uninitiated eye, traditional financial institutions such as banks appear to be locked in a perpetual state of tension with the fintech revolution. If [...]

ASEAN Business

4 August 2022

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