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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.


Better business outcomes and employee experiences with digital workflows

Singapore employees are optimistic about the new opportunities workplace automation will bring, although they remain apprehensive about having to...

E-payments pave the way for a closer-knit Asean: Report

CASH is still king in South-east Asia, but a slew of digital payment methods could make regional transactions much simpler.

Setting up a Fintech in Singapore: Market opportunities and navigating the regulatory environment

Michael Correa sheds light on the key opportunities in the Singapore market for aspiring fintechs,...

Mid-sized firms must go digital, regional: StanChart

Standard Chartered report identifies key strategies for Asean mid-corporates

Why corporations are going the low-code and no-code route in their quest for digital transformation.

“Digital Transformation” is a common term which is heard these days, although many in the business community are still struggling to work through...

Time for an Asean urban infrastructure network?

Such a network - modelled on an existing plan for smart cities - has been touted as an aid to public sector leaders working with the private...

How ASEAN Can Effectively Address the Data Privacy Conundrum

Without a doubt, ASEAN is one of the fastest technology adopting regions on the planet!  The region’s internet use base has grown from 260 million...

Malaysian SMEs to get more private support in Industry 4.0

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia could get more American private-sector support for a national “Industry 4.0” drive.

Indonesia must invest billions in infocomm tech: Report

While schemes such as “Making Indonesia 4.0” and an e-commerce road map are already under way, “the government’s digital initiatives are split...

Creating a more financially inclusive Asean through open banking

Besides innovation, other key benefits open banking can bring include greater convenience for customers, as well as services that can be better...