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As South-east Asia’s internet economy takes off, finding tech talent remains a challenge

To build a US$200 billion South-east Asian internet economy, US$40 billion to US$50 billion in investments will be required in a decade.


Eight in 10 firms expect Covid-19 to change business models: survey

In a survey of 4,500 firms across Asean, only 1 per cent thought a return to "business-as-usual" would be possible

Digital habits on the rise in Southeast Asia as the new normal approaches: Mastercard study

EVEN as countries in the region start to ease restrictions and prepare for a "new normal", Mastercard Impact Studies says some of the trends and...

Asean consumers keen to try new digi-bank players

Three in four consumers would bank online, according to a poll of more than 5,100 people across seven Asean...

"Home-centric consumption" to continue post-lockdowns: report

Home-centric consumption trends in South-east Asia accelerated by Covid-19 pandemic could continue even as authorities relax safe-distancing...

Coronavirus brings digital banking risks and rewards

Players should ramp up digitalisation during the coronavirus pandemic - but they’ll have to be pickier about clientele, too.

Thailand healthtech field set to grow: Report

The value of Thailand’s overall medical device market is pegged to hit US$1.45 billion in 2020.

State support could boost 5G deployment in Vietnam: report

VIETNAM could see the earliest 5G services commercialised by mid-2020, thanks to strong support from the...

New online channel for Thailand's food wholesalers to access region

SMALL businesses in Thailand’s food manufacturing and wholesale trade industries have been encouraged to buy and sell across regional borders.

Pandemic puts the squeeze on tech startups: Report

SOME tech startups are bleeding heavily across the region, despite the coronavirus pandemic’s lift to segments like e-commerce and tele-health....