The State Bank of Vietnam has proposed implementing foreign ownership limits in the country’s fintech sector. This would inhibit growth in one of the nation’s most promising industries.
Nearly two years after it made its debut in Indonesia, GrabKitchens has arrived in Singapore. How did the Singapore-based tech giant end up a laggard in its own backyard in a segment that it dominates elsewhere?
As a Phase I agreement brings an end to a period of global economic turbulence brought on by the US-China trade war, will forex investors benefit from increased stability?
The businessman accused of orchestrating the 1MDB scandal secured asylum from an unnamed country. The move complicates efforts to bring him to justice.
Dealers use EU tariffs to squeeze Cambodian farmers. The episode holds warnings for 2020 as EBA protections remain under threat.
Southeast Asia is one of the fastest-growing regional economies. However, insufficient financial safety nets leave the region economically vulnerable.
Fintech has been one of the ASEAN region’s major economic success stories. But 2020 might not hold the sector’s next digital breakthrough.
As Thailand seeks to become a regional high-tech manufacturing and services hub by 2021, Technical and Vocation Educational Training (TVET) reforms are crucial.
The single aviation market will benefit ASEAN citizens, but it is not happening fast enough.
The Vietnamese government is playing a central role in the country’s emergence as a fintech hub. Their stance as a facilitator can serve as a model for the region.