Malaysia Among Asia's Net Zero Champions

Humanity has to come to terms with the frightening prospect of irreversible global warming. No corner of the world is safe anymore as nations across the globe are already reeling from the impacts of the climate crisis. Humankind and all living things on the planet are now in immediate danger as temperatures continue to rise, and flooding and forest fires become more rampant.

20 May 2022

Sunway: Building Back Better The Right Way

The past two years have been incredibly challenging for citizens, businesses, organisations and also world governments, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Nevertheless, coronavirus vaccines offer hope to fighting the health crisis.

28 January 2022

Digital Media Nusantara Secures Venture Financing

Digital Media Nusantara, the owner and operator of The ASEAN Post, Spotlight Labs and Reimagining Southeast Asia, announced today that it has secured venture financing from Malaysia Debt Ventures (MDV), a wholly owned subsidiary of Malaysia’s Ministry of Finance, to futureproof the business and develop its financial markets technology.The funding will be used to accelerate Digital Media Nusantara’s mission to become Southeast Asia's first fintech media firm - operating at the forefront o

14 September 2021

BOCT: Making Payments With Crypto Possible

In recent years, there has been an increasing demand and interest for digital assets in Southeast Asia.“In the past, investors still understood that digital assets were digital currencies well known as Cryptocurrency,” stated the Siam Commercial Bank (SCB).

30 August 2021

SUNWAY: ASEAN’s Sustainable Smart City Builder

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the world as we know it, and the actions we take today as we work to recover will define our generation. The recently concluded World Economic Forum (WEF) Davos Agenda Week introduced the Great Reset initiative. Pre-COVID economic development and sustainability conventions need to be reset and a “new normal” needs to be introduced.

28 May 2021

Revolutionising AI Customer Experience

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been implemented in many major industries since the term was first coined in the 1950s. Specific applications of AI include expert systems, natural language processing (NLP), speech recognition and machine vision.

7 July 2020

ASEAN in View: Salammusik

Malaysian band, Salammusik is made up of 10 mainstays; Ashraaf Salam A. Azlan a.k.a. Acap (lead vocals), Dyana Shamsuddin and Yaya Naqia (vocals), AhmadBulya Abdillah J a.k.a. Bulya (Maschine, vocals, and guitar), Hibri Arsad (keyboard), Mohd Irhas a.k.a.

27 September 2019

Celebrating ASEAN’s entrepreneurs

Over the weekend, the second ASEAN Lifestyle Week 2019 (ALW2019) was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia to showcase the best that ASEAN small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have to offer in the lifestyle sector. Organised by Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia (Penyayang), ALW2019 had exhibitors from across the region comprised of businesses from different sectors.

18 September 2019

ASEAN in View: John La Raw

While little may be known about Myanmar cinema outside the country, the industry is rapidly expanding thanks to a new generation of filmmakers who are looking to break away from the comedy genre so popular with local cinema goers.One of these rising filmmakers is John La Raw, a Catholic priest who has always had a lifelong passion for filmmaking.

11 August 2019

Skrine Regatta: A New Take On Dragon Boat Racing

Make no mistake. Dragon boat racing is fast gaining in popularity across Southeast Asia. In Singapore, the country’s Dragon Boat Festival has become a firm favourite on the tourism calendar in the island state for many years.

9 August 2019

ASEAN in View: Zee Avi

Zee Avi is a Malaysian singer-songwriter from the small beach town of Miri, in Sarawak on the island of Borneo. She was first discovered on YouTube and was signed on to a record company, Brushfire Records.

7 August 2019

ASEAN in View: Suiko Takahara

Twenty-nine-year-old Malaysian singer-songwriter Suiko Takahara (not her real name) is not your run-off-the-mill celebrity. The 2013 graduate with a diploma in Electronic Engineering from Japan’s National Institute of Technology, Kagawa College, said in an interview in the same year she graduated that she had no dreams of being a star.

18 July 2019