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 [...]


20 October 2021

Indonesia accentuates digital transformation-expediting strategies

Indonesia accentuates digital transformation-expediting strategies (ANTARA News)

Indonesia has also encouraged more intensive cooperation among ASEAN country members for conducting digital transformation in the region, as digitalization can be used to drive [...]


20 October 2021


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


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

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


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. [...]


14 October 2021

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

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. [...]


13 October 2021


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


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 [...]


21 September 2021


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


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