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The Rise of Fake News

By Quek Xin Wei | May 28, 2021, 10.00AM Photo by Marcus Winkler on unsplash As global attention remains steadfast on the COVID-19 pandemic, a ...

Services Trade: ASEAN’s Next Growth Engine

By Ashish Lall | May 25, 2021, 10.00AM Photo by Vlad Hilitanu on unsplash Since 2011, world service exports have increased by 3% annually – thrice ...

The Cyber Landscape in the Digital Age of COVID-19

By Quek Xin Wei | May 5, 2021, 1.30PM Photo by Joshua Woroniecki on unsplash The global pandemic has induced a tectonic shift of the global ...

Time is Ripe for ASEAN’s Cloud-First Policy

By Desarack Teso | April 29, 2021, 1.30PM Photo by Clint Patterson on unsplash The time is ripe for Member States of the Association of Southeast ...

How COVID-19 has widened the digital divide for women: A perspective from South Asia

By Aarthi Raghavan | April 22, 2021, 10.00AM Photo by Christina on unsplash Technology is increasingly perceived as a source of division, rather than as the great ...

Dethroning the Dollar? Monetary Innovation and International Implications of China’s Digital RMB

By Brandon Chye | April 1, 2021, 11:30AM Photo by Carlos Muza on unsplash Continuing China’s monetary innovation Paper bills were first developed and printed en-masse in China during ...

Things to Know Before Entering the Philippine Market

By Juan Carlos Eusebio| March 26, 2021, 12.00PM Photo by Alexes Gerard on unsplash The Philippines' economy is considered one of the most dynamic economies ...

South Korea agonizes over the power of online platforms

By Somang Yang | March 18, 2021, 1:30PM Photo by Shawn Ang on unsplash As South Korea heads into an election year, there is no disagreement ...

Revisiting Digital Taxation in the Philippines

By McRey Banderlipe II | March 11, 2021, 3:30PM SGT Photo by Aeron Oracion on unsplash It has been almost a year since most countries ...

Vietnam’s 2020 ICT Legislation Year in Review

By Ly Do | February 19 2021, 10:00AM SGT Photo by Huỳnh Tấn Hậu on Unsplash The growth rate of Vietnam's digital economy in recent ...

Don’t Speed … and … Could I have your phone?

By Ashish Lall | January 20 2021, 01:30 PM SGT Photo by melissa mjoen on Unsplash Incumbent firms almost always feel threatened by new technologies, ...

How Digital Currencies Can Improve Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia

By Brandon Chye | January 18 2021, 01:00 PM SGT Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash A Primer to Digital Currencies Southeast Asia is at ...