The 11 remaining members of the TPP agreement showed the world what the deal will look like without the US.
Businesses have been incorporating the use of technology to provide seamless service to their consumers.
Although India has been wary about antagonising China, the nation has warmed up to Vietnam.
Europe and the US led the way by pioneering Insurtech, but Asia is catching up. In ASEAN, Singapore leads the way as others try to join in.
Companies offering new digital payment methods have emerged on the financial scene, disrupting the monopoly of traditional banking services.
Mobile devices and apps are an integral part of modern life. However, user data may not be so private.
ASEAN governments are pushing for cashless payments to increase consumer convenience, but there is another reason why they are keen for its widespread adoption.
While China and India’s current territorial conflicts have historical roots, they should also learn from history and avoid engaging in war.
Fears of the country’s economic future drove voters to the polls in East Timor. How would its accession to ASEAN change things?
APEC is the region’s premier economic forum. Vietnam hosts its third Senior Official Meeting (SOM 3) of 2017 from August 18 to 30.