August 10, 2021
Digital Trade Must be Central to Biden’s ‘Pivot to Asia’
By Linh Tong
Washington's current approach to Southeast Asia underestimates China's increasing lead in digital trade and technology.
June 30, 2021
Vietnam, Singapore Begin Negotiations on Digital Trade Agreement
By Linh Tong
Despite all the challenges, an agreement between the two nations would further liberalize the digital trade environment in Southeast Asia.
December 22, 2020
Singapore’s Digital Banking Race is On
By James Guild
Digital newcomers face serious challenges in poaching customers from Singapore’s traditional banking sector.
November 11, 2020
In Southeast Asia, COVID-19 Speeds Transition to Digital Technologies
By Sebastian Strangio
A new report into the region's digital economy shows the dramatic effects that the pandemic has had on daily life.
October 23, 2020
Mind the Gap: How Southeast Asia Can Make the AI Leap
By Mark Manantan
Artificial Intelligence technology holds out huge potential benefits for ASEAN – if the region can close some crucial shortfalls.
October 12, 2019
Getting Digital IDs Right in Southeast Asia
By Nabila Hassan
Countries in Southeast Asia are racing to implement digital IDs, but governments must proceed with caution.
April 30, 2019
China’s Digital Silk Road: A Game Changer for Asian Economies
By Chan Jia Hao
Chinese tech investments will jumpstart digital development in emerging economies. Are today's digital giants ready for the competition?
April 04, 2019
The Risk of E-Commerce Provisions in the RCEP
By Eva Novi Karina
It is crucial that ASEAN members have the time and flexibility to develop appropriate national and regional regulatory frameworks.
May 02, 2018
ASEAN Cybersecurity in the Spotlight Under Singapore’s Chairmanship
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The cyber domain has featured prominently during the city-state’s ASEAN chairmanship this year, and with good reason.
October 21, 2016
The Trouble with Vietnam’s Cyber Security Law
By Michael L. Gray
The country’s efforts in the cyber domain appear to be misdirected.