THE inflow of venture capital (VC) from China into South-east Asia may slow down this year, but interest is likely to remain robust into the long-term, given the region's accelerated digital...

With a 97-million-strong young and tech-savvy population, Vietnam, compared with its peers remains still one of the most competitive on labour cost and land lease, construction cost. In its annual...

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SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand are among those that are most confident of their ability to survive and thrive after the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia needs to reconsider the benefits it gets from being part of the Asean Economic Community, the head of the country's investment board said on Wednesday, after data showed...

Online shopping and the quest for ever-increasing convenience resulted in the scattering of our credit card details across various websites. Over time, we have become desensitised to providing our...

It’s been a challenging few years for companies operating internationally. Trade barriers have increased due to disruptions such as the US-China trade dispute and the UK withdrawal from the...

Gojek announced last week plans to unify its regional branding  as part of efforts to...

Covid-19 has had a profound and lasting impact on many industries – not least in healthcare. In its wake, new practices have emerged in response to the need for urgent access to essential...

SOUTH-East Asia has lagged behind the rest of Asia in the digitalisation of its economies. However, with recent improvements in infrastructure/logistics, mobile networks and payments and the Covid...

Over the past several months, countries in ASEAN (as in the rest of the world) have adopted a wide range of measures to address the COVID-19 pandemic. These measures have involved social...