Innovation

Innovation

Innovation is a section under tech and education.

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As financial technology startups, or fintechs, keep disrupting Vietnam’s financial services industry, their market value is expected to reach $7.8 billion in just two...

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Hundreds of motorbike drivers staged a street protest on May 17 in downtown Bangkok in front of the office of GoBike, a Thai motorbike...

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in Vietnam will be part of the network of smart cities in the Association of Southeast...

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Alibaba Group on April 20 signed an agreement as scheduled with the Thai government to build a “Smart Digital Trading Hub” in the country,...

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The National Privacy Commission of the Philippines is investigating an alleged data breach involving UK data mining firm Cambridge Analytica which is suspected of...

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Indonesia’s highly popular ride-hailing service Go-Jek is close to its a number of announcements that it will expand within Southeast Asia and enter the...

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In the country’s first such case, two Singaporean Airbnb hosts were fined 60,000 Singapore dollars ($45,800) each for violating the country's rules on short-term...

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Just days after the Competition Commission of Singapore suspected that Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app Grab has infringed the country’s Competition Act by purchasing...

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Thailand is planning to tax investors in digital currencies such as Bitcoin at a heavy rate in one of its latest attempts to regulate...

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Thai beverage, property, industrial, agriculture and retail conglomerate TCC Group said it is acquiring a majority stake in Tarad.com, a leading domestic e-marketplace operator...

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Jack Ma, founder and CEO of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will visit Thailand in April to announce the company’s investment plan in connection...

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Uber on March 26 sold its entire Southeast Asian business to rival Grab, ending a bruising battle between the ride-hailing behemoths and marking the...

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German car builder Mercedes-Benz announced on March 14 that it will invest around €100 million ($123 million) jointly with its Thai partner Thonburi Automotive...

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Singapore tops the list of the world's best performing smart cities ahead of London, New York, San Francisco and Chicago in a new study...

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest country report on Malaysia concluded that the nation is "well on its way to achieving high-income...

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A Cambodian firm is expected to announce on March 7 that it will launch the country's own cryptocurrency called "Entapay" at the 2018 ASEAN...

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Indonesian start-up Go-Jek is considering an initial public offering (IPO) in Indonesia and possibly at another exchange in the region, the company's president Andre...

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As a part of its Thailand 4.0 initiative - a plan to transform Thailand's economy into a digitally powered ecosystem - the country has...