How the Pandemic Accelerated Digital Payment Systems

How the Pandemic Accelerated Digital Payment Systems The coronavirus outbreak and the extended lockdowns had a significant impact on the financial systems of the world. With restricted mobility and the lack of access to traditional services, finance moved online. Wallets became digital. Virtual payments replaced cash. Much like the rest of the world, the ASEAN… Continue reading How the Pandemic Accelerated Digital Payment Systems

COVID19

New ways to employ and work: Gig work in Digital ASEAN Jobs are not what they once used to be. The way you work is different. How you work, from where you work, and how much. You must have heard about the great resignation in the West. It demands a change in perspective in the… Continue reading COVID19

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