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

Thailand

Thailand’s Vibrant Post-Pandemic Logistics Outlook (Bangkok Post)

Reflecting the surge in e-commerce during the pandemic, for both business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) transactions, a survey by the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA)1 [...]

Bangkok Post

21 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

Thailand
Digital Innovation Centre

Centre to be a base for innovation (Bangkok Post)

The centre is designed to have labs for 5G testing, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR), cloud innovation [...]

Bangkok Post

12 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
Future Ready Financial Services

Takeaways from AIBP Insights Future Ready Financial Services: Hyper-Automation and Low Code as cornerstones of Financial Services Innovation

In today’s AIBP Insights discussion, three Finalists from AIBP’s annual ASEAN Enterprise Innovation Awards came together to present and showcase some of their innovative projects/initiatives. [...]

AIBP

13 October 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

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

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