Tokenisation: A Tool to Avoid e-Payment Frauds

Tokenisation: A Tool to Avoid e-Payment Frauds  RAVI BATTULA – WIBMO  With rapid adoption of digital payments across the globe, pandemic accentuated adoption of digital payments by many first-time users. Per IDC report, In SE Asia alone, digital payments is projected to grow by 162% to $179 billion by 2025.  There will be 188 million… Continue reading Tokenisation: A Tool to Avoid e-Payment Frauds

Mekong To Hold Key To Sustainable Development

Mekong To Hold Key To Sustainable Development Vietnam aims to expand the Mekong Delta’s economic potential while keeping the ecology intact.  Vietnam has set out an ambitious plan for the agriculture-rich Mekong Delta. The country aims to expand the area’s economic potential by 2.5 times by 2030. Public-private partnerships, new projects, and additional investment will aid… Continue reading Mekong To Hold Key To Sustainable Development

Bakong Paves The Way For A Digital Future

Bakong Paves The Way For A Digital Future Cambodia’s blockchain-based payment system is aiding financial inclusion in the country.  In less than two years, Cambodia has achieved what several developed countries are only thinking about. The country’s blockchain-based payment system Bakong has reached nearly 8 million users, which is almost 50% of Cambodia’s population. There are… Continue reading Bakong Paves The Way For A Digital Future

Philippines Awaits A Turnaround

Philippines Awaits A Turnaround The country faces a bleak investment outlook, and all eyes are on President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to lead the revival. The newly elected Philippines president Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has a task at hand. The country is still recovering from the financial impact of the pandemic, and a bleak investment outlook is an… Continue reading Philippines Awaits A Turnaround

Vietnam Gears Up For Deeper US Trade Relations

Vietnam Gears Up For Deeper US Trade Relations US-Vietnam trade touched new records in 2021; now there is massive growth potential. The United States and Vietnam completed 27 years of diplomatic relations on July 12. During this period, the two countries have forged stronger ties to bilateral trade, investment, and regional peace. Now, there are talks… Continue reading Vietnam Gears Up For Deeper US Trade Relations

ASEAN’s Neobanks Need Viable Models

ASEAN’s neobanks need viable models Southeast’s digital-first banking entities may need a long-term vision. For the 440 million Southeast Asians who are online, going digital has made banking simpler. Traditional banks didn’t cater to the needs of the new class of spenders and savers. And that’s where neobanks stepped in. With a mobile-first, digital-only approach, neobanks… Continue reading ASEAN’s Neobanks Need Viable Models

Nusantara Will Support Smarter Businesses

Nusantara Will Support “Smarter” Businesses Indonesia’s new capital project is expected to drive demand for digital finance, automated systems, and green products. In less than two years, Indonesia will move its capital to a new city called Nusantara. It means archipelago in Old Javanese and construction work is already in full swing. For businesses in the country,… Continue reading Nusantara Will Support Smarter Businesses