Vietnam

Vietnam’s E-government Ranking Only Tells Partial Story of Digital Transformation (Vietnam Briefing)

Although e-government initiatives are now more critical than ever, Vietnam’s efforts predate the pandemic and are part of a larger long-term plan to become a [...]

Vietnam Briefing

24 August 2020

ASEAN

Prioritizing Cybersecurity for ASEAN Enterprises in the Age of Digital Transformation

Among ASEAN enterprises, “build(ing) security and privacy into all devices, applications and algorithms” was one of the lowest priority in digital transformation, selected by only [...]

Asia IoT Business Platform

20 August 2020

Thailand

EEC Office readies BoI-style tax incentives for SEZ investors (Bangkok Post)

The EEC Office is scheduled to make a proposal to the EEC Policy Committee chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha this month to approve in [...]

Bangkok Post

5 August 2020

Philippines

PH property developer Megaworld forms tech investment unit (Deal Street Asia)

With Agile Digital Ventures, Megaworld now joins a number of Philippine conglomerates that are venturing into the venture investments. Last year, Philippine-listed conglomerate Ayala Corporation [...]

Deal Street Asia

5 August 2020

Thailand

Telcos optimistic for a bright 5G future (Bangkok Post)

An increase in 5G infrastructure investment is a critical need currently to allow the overall recovery of the economy as well provide a fundamental shift [...]

Bangkok Post

17 July 2020

Thailand

Future comes early as 5G takes off (Bangkok Post)

Smart ports, especially those in the Eastern Economic Corridor, can use 5G-connected cranes with remote control vehicles and surveillance, as well as augmented reality for [...]

Bangkok Post

17 July 2020

Malaysia

Sunway, Celcom and Huawei Malaysia ink MOU to develop 5G in Sunway City (Digital News Asia)

Sunway Bhd (Sunway), Celcom Axiata Bhd (Celcom) and Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Huawei) yesterday sealed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore Malaysia’s first [...]

Digital News Asia

10 July 2020

Vietnam

Vietnam Taking Steps to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung asserted that the COVID 19 pandemic is a once-in-a-century opportunity to accelerate digital transformation on a national [...]

Asia IoT Business Platform

21 July 2020

Indonesia

Ministry of Industry Encourages Digital Transformation in Manufacturing Sector amidst Industry 4.0 Era (Merdeka)

The Ministry of Industry stated that the manufacturing sector is ready to transform towards the industrial era 4.0. This aligns with the launch of Making [...]

Merdeka

15 July 2020

Indonesia

BRI Ventures, a pioneer in venture capital for UMKM start-ups (The Jakarta Post)

Through Sembrani Nusantara, BRI Ventures is set to raise Rp 300 billion from investors that will be distributed in the form of participating shares for [...]

The Jakarta Post

24 June 2020

Thailand

NBTC joins forces with Siriraj Hospital and HUAWEI (Bangkok Post)

NBTC joins forces with Siriraj Hospital and HUAWEI, piloting unmanned vehicle, transforming Thai healthcare with 5G into smart hospital. The technology can replace manpower in logistics [...]

Bangkok Post

25 June 2020

ASEAN

5G not just hype, but offers real investable opportunities (The Business Times)

Each previous new generation of network has produced a big jump in speed. And we will certainly see this with 5G, which is estimated to [...]

The Business Times

18 June 2020