Covering Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, India, and Sri Lanka.
Covering Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, India, and Pakistan.
Covering Mainland China, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, and India.
Covering Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Cambodia, India, and Pakistan.
Economic statistics cannot keep up with the rate at which people are losing jobs all over the world as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The tech industry has been no different, as we have seen mass layoffs, especially in companies whose operations have been severely curtailed by lockdown measures, such as ride-hailing applications. However,Continue reading “These Asian tech startups have been raking up millions in investments during the pandemic”
Covering Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, India, and Pakistan.
Temasek Holdings, a Singaporean state-owned investment firm, has joined Facebook’s digital currency project and become the first government-owned fund to join the association. Temasek is Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund and has over US$210 billion under management, including investments in Alibaba, Tencent, and Dell. The fund tweeted that it was looking forward to the potential ofContinue reading “Singaporean sovereign wealth fund joins Libra”
Original article: KrASIA The launch of EduSpaze, Singapore’s first edtech accelerator, could not have come at a better time. In just a couple of months, approximately 1.58 billion students have been impacted by school closures, and teachers have had to adopt online teaching solutions swiftly. KrASIA discussed the situation with Niko Lindholm, program director ofContinue reading “Interview: Will edtech stay around after the pandemic?”
Amid the China-US trade war and calls to curb reliance on Chinese imports in a post-pandemic world, it has become even more critical to understand the domestic economy in China. This article illustrates the significant shift from a high-growth period fuelled by B2C internet startups to a more moderate growth phase led by B2B businesses.Continue reading “End of an era: China moves into a slower growth phase driven by B2B entrepreneurship”
Covering Mainland China, Japan, Indonesia, and India.
Covering Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, India, and Bangladesh.
Covering Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and India.
Covering Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, and India.
Covering Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, and India.
Covering Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and India.
The world is currently changing at unprecedented rates and in uncertain ways. The globalisation we knew that brought positive change to many is now retreating en masse. However, it continues to live on in many places, raising controversy, sparking creativity, and shaping business and politics. We believe our future is in a globalised world. WeContinue reading “Welcome: On Asia, we observe and bridge”
Welcome to our first weekly briefing. Whereas our other articles follow one theme each week, this weekly article will give you an overview of tech news across the continent. Do you have any ideas about what you would like to see here each week? Please drop us feedback on social media or email us atContinue reading “Tech in Asia weekly briefing︱April 10th”
As much of the world settles down into lockdown, life is quickly going online. In the following weeks, we will be looking at how technology is helping societies in Asia weather the storm. This week, we begin with a couple of overarching themes. Big data COVID-19 contact tracing systems in Asia have big data toContinue reading “Two core reasons tech in Asia is more resilient to the pandemic”
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, some Western media outlets have been quick to dismiss lockdown and surveillance systems used in East and Southeast Asia as measures that never could be deployed or supported in the West. These beliefs are briskly being swept under the rug. Nonetheless, the question remains; why are many countries in East andContinue reading “Is privacy less valued in Asia?”