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

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

Malaysia

Expert points to absence of Malaysian unicorns (The Sun Daily)

Super applications are attracting the attention of investors, having witnessed investments worth US$43 billion (RM182.29 billion) between 2016 and 2019, but Malaysia has failed to [...]

The Sun Daily

11 August 2021

ASEAN

Peeling off the greenwashing label (The Business Times)

Sustainable assets in Asia hit new highs in the second quarter of this year, a testament that environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments are still [...]

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

Indonesia

New state capital infrastructure to use advanced technology: Kominfo (ANTARA News)

The capital city would use fiber optics and satellites to become a technologically advanced capital, said Budiarto. “We expect all systems in the new capital [...]

ANTARA News

3 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

Thailand

Thailand 2031: A Glimpse into the Future (Bangkok Post)

Looking ahead to the next decade, the world will be defined by two major trends: sustainability and technology, according to Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, governor of the [...]

Bangkok Post

1 August 2021

ASEAN

The Tech Edge for ESG: Key Takeaways

An economic powerhouse with immense potential for growth, ASEAN’s awareness of ESG is still at the stage of infancy. However, as ESG becomes part of [...]

AIBP

4 August 2021