ASEAN

ASEAN’s largest banks go big on green real estate (NIKKEI Asia)

The city-state is fast becoming a draw for green real estate projects. Maybank, Malaysia’s largest bank, is among a clutch of lenders that earlier this year [...]

NIKKEI Asia

20 October 2021

APAC

The rise of instant cross-border payments: Boon or bane for banks? (The Business Times)

Fast and free domestic payments have become the norm across APAC, the same cannot be said for international payments. Sending money between countries has typically [...]

The Business Times

18 October 2021

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

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

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

ASEAN

Key Points on Customer Interactions in the Internet Economy

Customers today want convenience, and it is the responsibility of service and product providers to develop or adopt strategies and solutions that cater to consumer [...]

AIBP

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

Singapore

Singapore plays catch-up with Taiwan as chip investments soar (Nikkei Asia)

Although it is known in Asia as a prominent financial and technology hub, Singapore’s peers in the region dwarf it in chipmaking. The city-state is [...]

The Business Times

11 August 2021

APAC

Four Philippine startups land in Forbes Asia’s ‘100 to Watch’ list (Business World)

“Companies on the 100 to Watch list are making remarkable progress and impact in spite of the challenging climate brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]

Business World

10 August 2021

Singapore

Small but connected: How Singapore stands its ground as a global logistics hub (The Business Times)

Earlier this year, the government announced a S$15 billion (€9.35 billion) framework to attract tech-driven investments into the marine freight business. These include funding for start-ups in [...]

The Business Times

2 August 2021

ASEAN

South-east Asian consumers prefer digital financial services: study (The Business Times)

South-east Asian consumers are blazing the way for digital financial services, as a recent study from VMware revealed that 57 per cent of consumers in [...]

The Business Times

28 July 2021