Is Thailand Ready for the Metaverse?
By Tita Sanglee
The next digital revolution carries great promise for the country and its people, but also great peril.
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.
The Case for a US-South Korea Digital Alliance in Southeast Asia
By Lami Kim
South Korea looms as an ideal partner for the U.S. in its efforts to check China’s dominance of the digital domain.
Digital Growth and Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia
By Karen Lee and Diego Lingad
The transformation of Southeast Asian ride-share apps into "superapps" is set to bring a host of challenges.
COVID-19 Drives Uptake of Digital Payment Systems
By Sebastian Strangio
The pandemic has accelerated the region's existing embrace of mobile payment apps and other digital technologies.
Social Media Is Blurring the Lines of National Sovereignty
By Maxwell Lowe
The global ubiquity of social media has undermined the integrity of territorial boundaries.