Where is Southeast Asia in the global agritech landscape and what opportunities do ASEAN’s farmers have to capitalise on the benefits of new technologies?
Grab is poised to become the go-to app for millions of customers. Senior MD Reuben Lai explains how the company’s latest partnership with ZhongAn from China will improve Grab for its drivers as well as ordinary users.
The new NETS system for faster settlements represents Singapore’s latest drive towards a cashless society. Will it bring the hawker-driven small payments sector on board?
While 2018 was a mixed year for cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology shows no signs of slowing down.
While cryptocurrencies are yet to be exchange-registered, they are already a part of the payment landscape. But will Singapore fully implement digital currencies as a payment option?
Vietnam is fast becoming a tech startup hub in the ASEAN region. What are the factors behind this transformation, and can Vietnam catch up with the likes of Singapore and Indonesia in the regional startup landscape?
Fintech emerged as a direct challenge to the dominance of traditional banks. But banks and fintech companies are increasingly defining a unique relationship of mutual patronage.
Singapore’s year as chair of ASEAN has come to a close. While tensions in the South China Sea dominate headlines, the island state’s most ambitious initiative as ASEAN chair has gone largely unnoticed.
Recent market shifts in China have raised serious concerns regarding the long-term stability of P2P lending. But ASEAN is not China. It will not suffer the same fate.
Fintech adoption continues to grow and disrupt traditional banking models. What lies in store in Southeast Asia over the coming 12 months?