Southeast Asia Tourism Beyond Covid-19 

Southeast Asia Tourism Beyond Covid-19 It is going to be two years since COVID-19 in about less than two months and it is not more relevant than now to look at tourism as the “responsible holiday or travel” season approaches us. Reportedly there have been announcements of reopening of ASEAN’s islands for tourism, but can the… Continue reading Southeast Asia Tourism Beyond Covid-19 

Logistics Could Unlock Next Level of Growth in ASEAN

Logistics Could Unlock Next Level of Growth in ASEAN There is a flipside to everything. Thailand and Vietnam have emerged as manufacturing hubs with customers across the world. But when the pandemic hit, a supply chain crisis put the world’s needs on pause. In fact, Nike said it could run out of shoes if the… Continue reading Logistics Could Unlock Next Level of Growth in ASEAN

Indonesia’s New Sovereign Wealth Fund to Help Finance Growth

Indonesia’s New Sovereign Wealth Fund To Help Finance Growth Southeast Asia is not a stranger to sovereign wealth funds (SWFs). In this field of play, the region has witnessed both great success and devastating failure. On the positive end of the spectrum there are GIC and Temasek (the state owned funds of Singapore that collectively… Continue reading Indonesia’s New Sovereign Wealth Fund to Help Finance Growth

How Payments Industry and Solutions Like WIBMO Fight Fraud

How Payments Industry and Solutions like WIBMO Fight Fraud Over the last decade or so, buyer behavior has shifted dramatically. A huge majority of consumers increasingly prefer to shop online rather than at traditional brick-and-mortar establishments. The pandemic has only accelerated the online transactions and all the commerce companies across Southeast Asia have benefited once… Continue reading How Payments Industry and Solutions Like WIBMO Fight Fraud

The Decathlon Nudge to Take Up Sports

The Decathlon Nudge to Take Up Sports Singaporeans experienced their first-ever nationwide virtual sports carnival between July-August 2021. Many ran their first virtual marathons or cycled to virtual landmarks, while others played sports such as football, basketball, andbadminton. While the initiative was promoted by a youth ministry body, Sport Singapore. It was Decathlon Singaporethat completely… Continue reading The Decathlon Nudge to Take Up Sports