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Reinventing Southeast Asia’s retail industry to drive economic recovery

Despite the challenges that retail players have faced this year, rather than sounding the death knell, the pandemic has...
Wed, Jan 13, 2021
Wed, Jan 13, 2021 - 11:24 AM
Long snaking queue formed outside the Decathlon Orchard Store at The Centrepoint on September 12, 2020 during the official opening.
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Greater regional financial cooperation needed within Asean

THE global macroeconomic landscape has grown increasingly complex since the Asean+3 group introduced the Chiang Mai...
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Wed, Jan 06, 2021
Wed, Jan 06, 2021 - 5:37 PM
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Four trends that will shape your data strategy this year

Many organisations in Asean have leveraged data to strengthen their business resilience in the past 12 months. The next...
Mon, Jan 04, 2021
Mon, Jan 04, 2021 - 12:27 PM
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A missed opportunity to bolster KL-Singapore connectivity

THE new year was barely nine hours old when a joint statement released by Singapore and Malaysia on Friday morning...
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Sat, Jan 02, 2021
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RCEP: The ambitious deal to reenergise Asia Pacific trade

The newly-inked Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is one of the most significant multilateral free trade...
Mon, Dec 28, 2020
Mon, Dec 28, 2020 - 10:24 AM
Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc claps as Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh (R) holds up the agreement during the signing ceremony for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade pact at the ASEAN summit that is being held online in Hanoi on November 15, 2020. (Photo by Nhac NGUYEN / AFP)

Technology and open collaboration key to addressing financial inclusion in SEA

As the economic impact of Covid-19 continues to unravel, leveraging technology and collaboration in Southeast Asia’s...
Mon, Dec 21, 2020
Mon, Dec 21, 2020 - 11:18 AM
Mr Don Eng, owner of Pasta Manna, with a Nets terminal and his Old Airport Road Food Centre stall’s QR code. E-payments spare him the chore of returning the exact change to clients.

Rethinking technology talent for digital transformation

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COMMUNICATIONS and Information Minister S Iswaran recently said in Parliament that while technology talent in Singapore...
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Mon, Dec 21, 2020
Mon, Dec 21, 2020 - 5:50 AM
Rethinking technology talent for digital transformation