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  • BUSINESS

    What's in a name?

    Asia focus, Published on 25/02/2019

    » Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has never hidden his nostalgia for the iron-fisted rule of Ferdinand Marcos, and now he has revived one of the late dictator's favourite crusades.

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    Beyond digital payment

    Asia focus, Published on 04/02/2019

    » The way we pay for things has evolved rapidly in recent years. Even carrying a physical wallet containing cash and cards is no longer essential when a smartphone or biometric recognition can be used to complete a transaction.

  • BUSINESS

    Learning with the best

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 19/11/2018

    » Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), known for its science and technology programmes, aims to use Bangkok as a springboard to build an Asean talent pool through collaboration with King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL).

  • BUSINESS

    A safercyber world

    Asia focus, Published on 03/09/2018

    » E-commerce and other digital services are becoming a part of mainstream life in Southeast Asia, part of a transformation that is driving strong economic growth. But the advances are not universal and the system is still not nearly as secure as it should be.

  • BUSINESS

    Agritech evangelist

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 06/08/2018

    » When David Hunt talks about agriculture and technology, his eyes sparkle and he gestures expressively. His enthusiasm is infectious.

  • BUSINESS

    More than a ride

    Asia focus, Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata, Published on 05/02/2018

    » Google's investment in Go-Jek is seen as a further vote of confidence in the Indonesian company that has grown from a motorcycle-hailing startup to offer a wide array of deliveries, online movie ticket purchases, plus on-demand massage, car care, home cleaning and hairdressing services.

  • BUSINESS

    Social media a key to reaching Myanmar consumers

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 24/07/2017

    » As social media gains popularity in Myanmar, more foreign companies are using it to reach consumers who go online for product information. However, marketing to Myanmar's growing consumer class has room for improvement.

  • BUSINESS

    Innovative leaders hail disruptive technology

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 19/12/2016

    » Embracing technology disruption and transforming it into opportunities will be vital for Asian companies if they want to stay competitive, say experts, who suggest businesses also make sustainability a key part of their strategies.

  • BUSINESS

    Hotels hone digital strategy

    Asia focus, Published on 15/08/2016

    » The digital revolution is challenging the hospitality industry on many fronts, from changes in the way people plan and book travel to the technology needs of guests.

  • BUSINESS

    Guarded hopefulness

    Asia focus, Published on 16/11/2015

    » John Micklethwait is a newspaper man seized by fear and hope for the future of journalism. To be sure, "newspaper man" is a bit of an anachronistic description for the new editor-in-chief at Bloomberg News, where no ink is spilled on paper. Across 325,000 Bloomberg terminals, headlines splash upon screens in seconds, bumping stale events much faster than one wraps fish with yesterday's page one.

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