Asean in good position to seize major shifts in future of work: DPM Heng (The Straits Times)

DPM Heng added that there is a need for countries to ride the next skills wave to take advantage of these new business opportunities. While [...]

The Straits Times

12 May 2022


Digital-First Financial Services: Turning The Tide On Disruption – Key Takeaways

Opening the discussion, Irza Suprapto, CFA, Chief Executive Officer, Industry Platform, shared his views on the evolving financial services landscape. Just a decade ago, financial [...]


21 April 2022

Southeast Asian Superapp Grab Faces Speed Bumps As Shares Slump 37%

Southeast Asian Superapp Grab Faces Speed Bumps As Shares Slump 37% (Forbes)

As part of its regional expansion, Grab has signed partnerships with fresh food suppliers and same-day delivery providers. In recent months, the superapp acquired Malaysian grocery chain [...]


4 March 2022


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 [...]


3 March 2022

New World of Work in Financial Institutions

Transitioning to a New World of Work in Financial Institutions: Key Takeaways

Work in financial institutions is changing at such a fast rate that classic professions increasingly demand digital literacy. As highlighted in AIBP’s 2021 ASEAN Enterprise [...]


2 March 2022


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 [...]


1 March 2022


Digital, circular economy can earn Thailand $3.4 billion a year extra – World Bank (CNA)

Adopting a circular economy, which involves producing, leasing, repairing, upgrading and recycling as much as possible, could generate as much as $1.6 billion of cost [...]


22 February 2022


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’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


Can Low/No Code Reshape and Transform ASEAN Business Innovation?

TL;DR: Low-code/no-code are revolutionary development frameworks that offer unprecedented speed and ease of use  Enterprises can use low-code or no-code platforms to create digital products [...]


17 February 2022

Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia

Cross-border payments between Malaysia-Thai-Indo now available (The Malaysian Reserve)

Cross-Border Quick Response (QR) Payments between Malaysia- Thailand and Malaysia-Indonesia are now available, enabling convenient instant payments using just mobile phones. Payments Network Malaysia Sdn [...]

The Malaysian Reserve

3 February 2022


ADB plans to create blockchain network for Asia cross-border securities transactions (The Business Times)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a project which uses blockchain technology to improve the efficiency and security of cross-border securities transactions in Asia [...]

The Business Times

26 January 2022