ASEAN’s unique market conditions put the region’s fintech development on a different trajectory from the West. These three trends will likely influence the future of fintech in the ASEAN region.
The benefits of new technologies are rippling across Southeast Asia. However, the region is also becoming a marketplace for child abuse imagery as foreign buyers connect with marginalised and impoverished communities
Flush with funds, ASEAN unicorns are going on a spending spree, but just how accurate are their shiny market valuations?
With so much volatility in global markets, ASEAN nations need to improve their multilateral currency swap networks. Will the addition of Yen and Yuan to the CMIM safety pool improve ASEAN’s ability to weather future liquidity crises?
ASEAN governments are passing a slew of cybersecurity and internet censorship laws. These internet restrictions could be more damaging than the misinformation and inappropriate content they aim to control.
The ASEAN digital economy is growing at a frenetic pace. While millions are enjoying the economic and social benefits of improved connectivity, hundreds of millions more run the risk of getting left behind.
The use of crypto-mining malware has grown rapidly in the past two years to become a massive concern for cybersecurity experts. With the ASEAN region lagging behind the rest of the world in addressing cybersecurity concerns, the region is fast becoming a favourite haunt for cybercriminals involved in cryptojacking.
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?
While 2018 was a mixed year for cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology shows no signs of slowing down.
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.