Digital Economy

"The global network of economic and social activities that are enabled by information and communications technologies, such as the internet, mobile and sensor networks" - Government of Australia

"Sometimes referred to as the “internet economy”, the Digital Economy is a term connoting an economic system based on digital computing technologies. The transition from an economy of brick and mortar business to the Digital Economy is the result of a transformative process brought by information and communication technology." - United Nations

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Opportunities for Russian Enterprises in Singapore
November 15, 2018
Opportunities for Russian Enterprises in Singapore

As an intellectual property hub, Singapore is a base for Russian busin.. Read More

Scholarship to increase number of women in ICT
November 14, 2018
Scholarship to increase number of women in ICT

The Women in Technology Scholarship aims to address gender imbalance i.. Read More

Malaysia sees global insurer launch shared services centre
November 14, 2018
Malaysia sees global insurer launch shared services centre

The centre will enable the continued transformation of the company and Malaysia’s insurance market.

Indonesia to launch database of start-ups
November 14, 2018
Indonesia to launch database of start-ups

The Indonesian Startup Database 2018 will house information such as company profile and funding stage of existing start-ups.

Malaysia SMEs to get more options to raise capital for growth
November 12, 2018
Malaysia SMEs to get more options to raise capital for growth

Singapore-based investment platform expands into Malaysia; will help to promote the use of technology to drive financial inclusion and equitable oppor

The digital payment revolution in India
November 12, 2018
The digital payment revolution in India

Digital transactions in the country witnessed a record high of 965 million transactions in the month of October.

Thailand could be hub for digital currencies
November 12, 2018
Thailand could be hub for digital currencies

Forecast predicts annual trading volume will grow by at least 500% over the next 1-3 years.

Thai bank invests THB1.65 billion into Singapore ride-hailing firm
November 10, 2018
Thai bank invests THB1.65 billion into Singapore ride-hailing firm

The partnership will help launch the firm’s electronic wallet in its sixth Southeast Asian market in 2019.

Hong Kong to host startup conference in 2019
November 9, 2018
Hong Kong to host startup conference in 2019

The conference will help in January and is open to all global participants for the first time.

Multinational delivery services company launches QR Pay for Hong Kong businesses
November 9, 2018
Multinational delivery services company launches QR Pay for Hong Kong businesses

Other APAC businesses also get QR Pay aimed at enhancing the CE and facilitating the efficient shipping process.

Malaysia may get tech school for prodigies
November 8, 2018
Malaysia may get tech school for prodigies

The school that aims to develop “Malaysian genius talents” specialising in technology and digital development.

Blockchain to change New Zealand’s export business
November 8, 2018
Blockchain to change New Zealand’s export business

The trade demonstrated how a secure blockchain can help exporters conduct business, guarantee data integrity, and remove fraud risk.

Mobile app offers financing options to unbanked Filipinos
November 7, 2018
Mobile app offers financing options to unbanked Filipinos

Cashalo empowers tens of thousands of Filipinos to take control of their financial futures thereby accelerating financial inclusion.

Thai government will use blockchain to tackle tax avoidance
November 6, 2018
Thai government will use blockchain to tackle tax avoidance

Blockchain in Revenue Department will verify whether taxes were paid correctly and to speed up the tax refund process.

How digital tech influences Indonesian consumerism
November 6, 2018
How digital tech influences Indonesian consumerism

Research shows that digital technology, connectivity and social media play an important role in how consumers make decisions.

Malaysia Budget 2019 measures lauded
November 5, 2018
Malaysia Budget 2019 measures lauded

Several experts describe what they like best about the National Budget 2019.

Thai Prime Minister aims to turn Thailand into global startup hub
November 2, 2018
Thai Prime Minister aims to turn Thailand into global startup hub

The aim is to make Thailand a place where researchers and new business operators partner help boost innovation.

Making Thailand a global blockchain hub
November 2, 2018
Making Thailand a global blockchain hub

Thailand leaders and policymakers urged to continue adopting blockchain-friendly regulations.

Indian IT experts to work with Government for digital change
November 2, 2018
Indian IT experts to work with Government for digital change

Data-sharing platform, Open Government Data, has been launched to increase digital literacy in the country.

Malaysia looks to tech to enhance manufacturing
November 2, 2018
Malaysia looks to tech to enhance manufacturing

The hope is to attract investment in high-tech industries to counter slowing economic growth.

Mike Burgess on the Australian Signals Directorate
November 1, 2018
Mike Burgess on the Australian Signals Directorate

Why this organisation is needed more than ever.

Australian Signals Directorate deals with change
November 1, 2018
Australian Signals Directorate deals with change

Why this organisation is needed more than ever.