ck and mortar stores stay strong in the face of digitalisation. More needs to be done to fully transform ASEAN consumers’ spending habits.
As the world takes cognizance of the use of biometrics in fintech and regtech, the Philippines is bringing biometrics to fore of its growth trajectory.
The current structure of the Indonesian economy will not deliver 7% annual economic growth. Will the government’s new focus on developing its manufacturing sector, pave the way to success?
More elderly Singaporeans are working through their twilight years. Is this reflective of a healthier, more inclusive society – or a dearth in state welfare support?
Last week’s US-ASEAN Partnership Forum highlighted the Trump administration’s efforts to deepen economic ties to the region. But it will not seek to mirror China’s Belt and Road, nor Europe’s plan to make economic cooperation contingent on the upholding of human rights.
Despite calling for a “human rights record respected by the world”, Mahathir’s government continues to marginalize and repress the Malaysian transgender community.
North Korea and Vietnam have a lot in common including their Communist roots and a history of conflict with the US. Could the former learn lessons from the latter’s development?
With elections set to take place around ASEAN this year, Facebook is arming itself for a war on misinformation and fake news. Singapore will become Facebook’s frontline in this upcoming crusade.
Last week, the King of Thailand blocked Princess Ubolratana from running for Prime Minister. As pro-junta groups seek to capitalize on this misstep by a pro-reform party, they could derail the elections.
Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte made bringing peace to Mindanao a central issue on the campaign trail. Has he done enough to call himself a Moro people’s president?