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

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

AEAN

Stronger Data-enabled Customer Relationships – Takeaways from AIBP Insights The Retail Revolution

As the internet economy becomes increasingly crowded, stakeholders of the internet economy strive to stand out and differentiate themselves from their competitors, where key areas [...]

AIBP

25 March 2022

ASEAN
23 March 2022 AIBP Insights

Enabling Hyperlocalisation with Big Data – Takeaways from AIBP Insights The Retail Revolution

Towards the end of 2021, distributors and retailers around ASEAN highlighted that one of their 2022 digitalisation priorities is to focus on optimising supply chains [...]

AIBP

23 March 2022

ASEAN

Revolutionary O2O, Omnichannel and Dynamic Experience with Automation and Data – Takeaways from AIBP Insights The Retail Revolution

With the emergence of metaverses (meta-commerce anyone?) retailers and distributors will soon find themselves faced with a whole new (meta) world of customer touchpoints. Before [...]

AIBP

22 March 2022

ASEAN
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 [...]

Forbes

4 March 2022

ASEAN
The New ASEAN Consumer… in the Metaverse and Phygital World

The New ASEAN Consumer… in the Metaverse and Phygital World

By 2025, ASEAN’s internet economy is expected to be worth US$300 billion. With the emergence of metaverses (meta-commerce anyone?) there is potential for the internet [...]

AIBP

4 March 2022

ASEAN

Asia is a tech innovation game changer: Microsoft regional head (NIKKEI Asia)

Asia’s digital economy has grown fast, with many sectors enjoying rapid growth in the last few years. One such sector is fintech, which is a particular feature of emerging [...]

NIKKEI Asia

20 January 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

Asia Pacific

Omnichannel retail in 2022: AI and hyper-personalisation will become table stakes (The Business Times)

By integrating empathy into marketing efforts, retailers can connect better with their customers across different platforms, on a large scale and in a fully automated [...]

The Business Times

15 December 2021

Thailand

Online shopping cyber complaints jump 50% in 2021 (Thailand Business News)

Over 48,500 cyber complaints have been filed with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society over the past 11 months. According to Deputy Minister Newin [...]

Thailand Business News

9 Dec 2021