Digital Economy

Bridging the digital divide

As an economic bloc, ASEAN is the fifth largest economy in the world. However, this is not reflected in the association’s adoption of digital transformation.

8 December 2018
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The rise of e-commerce in Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the region’s best success stories. Despite having faced economic turmoil in the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis under the authoritarian Suharto regime, Indonesia is today one of the fastest growing economies in the world.

29 November 2018
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Malaysia’s digital tax: A smart move?

The digital economy stands to change the way we look at taxes. In Malaysia, the previous National Front-led government was mulling the decision to raise revenue by taxing the digital economy.

24 October 2018
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Closing the digital divide

As an economic bloc, ASEAN is the fifth largest economy in the world. However, this is not reflected in the adoption of digital transformation.

1 October 2018
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Singapore on path to digital economy

Singapore has set targets to reduce cash and cheque usage as it prepares to allow companies to use its digital payments service in a move towards a digital economy.

21 June 2018
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Brunei's digital ecosystem to spur national growth

Wawasan Brunei 2035 is a developmental framework that was first formulated in 2004 by the country’s monarch, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. Also identified as Brunei Vision 2035, this project aims to propel the country to greater heights on many fronts.

6 May 2018
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The state of video streaming in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is catching the video streaming bug as video streaming services proliferate in the region. Gone are the days where people would go to video or DVD rental shops to get the latest movies.

3 May 2018
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Global tech companies in Southeast Asia

Against the backdrop of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Southeast Asia is slowly but surely turning into a battleground for international tech companies to flex their financial muscles and impart their data-driven dominance.

22 April 2018
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Telecommunications market in ASEAN

Although divided by arbitrary physical borders, the ASEAN region is digitally interconnected. In light of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, technological progress should not be deemed a success, rather it is very much a necessity.

20 April 2018
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