ASEAN

Takeaways from AIBP Insights Future Ready Financial Services: Building the Digital Core for Customer Engagement

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has intensified pressure on ASEAN BFSIs to accelerate their digitalisation strategies, and siloed personalisation efforts will no longer suffice to compete. [...]

AIBP

14 October 2021

ASEAN
SMALL BUSINESSES in Southeast Asia

Most ASEAN small businesses hit 50% digitization rate (Business World)

The study, ASEAN Digital Generation Report published this month by Sea Ltd. and the World Economic Forum (WEF), found that 74% of micro-, small-, and [...]

Business World

14 October 2021

ASEAN

A Data-driven Approach to Direct-to-consumer (D2C) Distribution: Key Takeaways

The session opened with a presentation by Charles Sevior, Chief Technology Office, APJC, Unstructured Solution, Dell Technologies, on Deriving Actionable Insights from Unstructured Data with [...]

AIBP

21 September 2021

Malaysia

Telekom Malaysia and Tata Communications team up on ASEAN IP transit services (Channel Asia)

Specifically, Malaysia’s national connectivity and digital infrastructure provider, through its global and wholesale arm TM Wholesale, is partnering up with Tata Communications to offer stable, [...]

Channel Asia

8 September 2021

Malaysia

Expect better sequential earnings from Aeon (Borneo Post Online)

“Meanwhile, in partnership with BOXED, Aeon has launched its new online grocery website ‘myAeon2go’, in line with its digital transformation plans to achieve 15 per [...]

Borneo Post Online

5 September 2021

Malaysia

AirAsia says transformation into digital travel and lifestyle group complete (The Edge Markets)

“Our transformation is over and AirAsia is now an investment holding company with a portfolio of synergistic travel and lifestyle businesses that leverage data and [...]

The Edge Markets

8 September 2021

ASEAN

User experience, security among top cloud buying drivers in ASEAN (Channel Asia)

The biggest change in ASEAN enterprise cloud buying behaviour, according to GlobalData, is security, which has shifted from being the top barrier to the third [...]

Channel Asia

7 September 2021

Southeast Asia

Trucked and loaded: a greener way to move cargo (The Star)

The efficiency of trucking is improving as new digital freight forwarding marketplaces allow cargoes to be matched better with trucking capacity, reducing the number of [...]

The Star

30 August 2021

Southeast Asia

Asia’s factories hit by supply chain disruptions from Covid-19 resurgence (The Straits Times)

The surveys highlight the pandemic’s broadening damage in South-east Asia, where soaring infections and subsequent lockdown measures have hurt both the service and manufacturing sectors. [...]

The Straits Times

1 September 2021

Malaysia

Malaysian state of Selangor focuses on digital ecosystem, economy (The Jakarta Post)

The digitalization of the public sector deliverables and services under the Smart Government domain is key in pushing through the agenda, and increasingly so with [...]

The Jakarta Post

27 August 2021

Malaysia

Unlocking the potential of digital economy (The Star)

According to Speedtest Global Index (January 2021), Malaysia’s mobile download speed ranked 94th (out of 140) in the world and 8th among Asean nations. The [...]

The Star

23 August 2021

Malaysia

AirAsia’s Teleport to acquire Delivereat for RM41.5m (The Malaysian Reserve)

Teleport, being the only last-mile delivery provider that owns an airline, would invest in the ecosystem of delivery capabilities to efficiently pair on-demand deliveries with [...]

The Malaysian Reserve

19 August 2021