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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.


Online spend in South-east Asia to outpace growth of digital consumers threefold

ONLINE spend in Southeast Asia is projected to outpace the growth of digital consumers by a factor of three, with clothing and personal care...

Smart data in the age of big data

BIG data has become the trendy buzzword in tech as of late, some even characterising it as the “oil of the modern era”. The combination of rapidly...

Data localisation requirements narrowed in Vietnam's cybersecurity law

On 1 January 2019, when Vietnam’s Law on Cybersecurity came into effect, there were concerns among foreign and Vietnamese enterprises with a...

South-east Asia scoops up Golden Week tourists from China

South-east Asian stores are becoming more popular with tourists from mainland China during Golden Week festivities.

Card payments in Vietnam set to hit 522.5m by 2023

Card payments in Vietnam are set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.8 per cent  to hit 522.5 million transactions by 2023,...

Airlines put AI on the frontline of customer service

It's not just technology companies that are putting artificial intelligence (AI) first these days. AI is becoming the new self-service and...

Asean to see fastest data centre growth in next 5 years: report

Though Singapore remains top, there is great potential in emerging data centre locations such as Malaysia and Indonesia

Firms not living up to the expectations of their 'augmented' customers

The new human-algorithm alliance is starting to have a significant impact on how traditional business models evolve. Trying to influence humans...

Engaging tomorrow’s customers: The opportunity in ASEAN

ASEAN is coming of age. Sixty per cent of the ASEAN population today is under 35 years old. The region is only behind China and India for having...