ASEAN

Manufacturing as a Catalyst for Growth in ASEAN

Manufacturing is a key driver of economic growth for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), accounting for approximately $670 billion, or 21% of the [...]

AIBP

16 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
ASEAN Tech for ESG: Convening Stakeholders to Drive Sustainability

ASEAN Tech for ESG: Convening Stakeholders to Drive Sustainability

Of the top 50 enterprises (by market capitalisation) domiciled in the ASEAN-6 countries, 40 are listed on the MSCI ESG ratings, with the majority being [...]

AIBP

4 March 2022

ASEAN

AIBP Insights The Rise of Phygital in Financial Institutions: Key Takeaways

For many, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a world unlike any other we ever experienced. As vast chunks of the global economy are temporarily [...]

AIBP

3 March 2022

ASEAN
New World of Work in Financial Institutions

Transitioning to a New World of Work in Financial Institutions: Key Takeaways

Work in financial institutions is changing at such a fast rate that classic professions increasingly demand digital literacy. As highlighted in AIBP’s 2021 ASEAN Enterprise [...]

AIBP

2 March 2022

ASEAN

AIBP Insights The Digital Wave in Financial Institutions: Key Takeaways

In recent years, blockchain, low/no code applications and cognitive technologies such as machine learning (ML), robotic process automation (RPA), and intelligent automation (IA), are increasingly [...]

AIBP

1 March 2022

Thailand

Digital, circular economy can earn Thailand $3.4 billion a year extra – World Bank (CNA)

Adopting a circular economy, which involves producing, leasing, repairing, upgrading and recycling as much as possible, could generate as much as $1.6 billion of cost [...]

CNA

22 February 2022

Singapore

What the pandemic taught us about customer service by banks (The Business Times)

In Publicis Sapient’s survey, 21 per cent in Singapore did not lean favorably towards mobile services meeting their general needs. When asked about their primary [...]

The Business Times

23 February 2022

Vietnam

Vietnam’s banking sector named among fastest growing in the world (Vietnam Plus)

The nine banks that continue to be in the rankings are Vietcombank, BIDV, VietinBank, VPBank, Agribank, Techcombank, MBBank, ACB and Sacombank. The strong growth in [...]

Vietnam Plus

14 February 2022

ASEAN

Can Low/No Code Reshape and Transform ASEAN Business Innovation?

TL;DR: Low-code/no-code are revolutionary development frameworks that offer unprecedented speed and ease of use  Enterprises can use low-code or no-code platforms to create digital products [...]

AIBP

17 February 2022

ASEAN

Indonesia surpasses Singapore in digital investment (The Edge Markets)

Indonesia has exceeded Singapore to lead Asean in terms of investment in the digital sector, Vietnam news reported Indonesian Vice-President Ma’ruf Amin saying. Speaking at [...]

The Edge Markets

9 February 2022