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

Philippines

The Philippines banks on e-commerce and digital economy to speed up recovery (The Star)

With the brick and mortar businesses hit by the global pandemic and lockdown measures, Commercial Attache at the Philippine Trade and Investment Centre in Kuala [...]

The Star

23 September 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

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

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

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

Indonesia

Indonesian aims for 40 per cent of Asean’s digital economy market share by 2025 (The Star)

The minister said that the development of the digital economy can no longer be contained. The flow of digital transactions has begun to enter the [...]

The Star

24 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

Malaysia

MR DIY remains upbeat about the retail industry post pandemic, targets 100 million transactions per year — CEO (The Edge Markets)

On the e-commerce front, CEO, Adrian Ong highlighted the group’s proportion revenue from the segment is relatively small and it has fully invested in its [...]

The Edge Markets

19 August 2021

ASEAN

The Future Retail Ecosystem: Key Highlights

As ASEAN’s internet economy burgeons, It is now easier than ever for businesses in customer-facing industries like retail and services to gain access to potential [...]

AIBP

16 August 2021