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Online shopping

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While the majority of businesses suffer from severe economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, there are...
Philippine digital economy expected to grow to $10 billion by 2025

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The Philippine e-commerce industry is poised for exponential growth, with its share of the Southeast Asian market expected to be worth $10 billion by...
Indonesia’s Tokopedia raises $1.1 billion from Alibaba, Softbank

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Indonesia’s leading e-commerce portal Tokopedia said on December 12 it has raised $1.1 billion in funding from investors including Japanese tech holding SoftBank’s Vision...
Japanese enter e-cash and online lending market in Indonesia

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Indonesia, a country where millions of people don’t have bank accounts and therefore cannot pay with other means than cash, is stepping up its...
Internet economy in Southeast Asia to grow to $50 billion this year

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The online economy is expected to grow substantially in Southeast Asia, a region which is already the world’s third largest in terms of the...
Indonesia’s retail stores feel the void as online shopping takes off

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After years of impressive growth in wages and consumer spending, sales at retail outlets and malls in Indonesia are at the crossroads, while, at...
China to assist Cambodia in setting up e-commerce ecosystem

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Cambodia and China signed a memorandum of understanding on November 10 to support the development of the country’s e-commerce business operations, according to a...
Cambodia Post goes e-commerce

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Cambodia’s state postal service together with a Chinese company and a local startup created a new e-commerce joint venture that plans to launch an...
Thailand’s e-commerce landscape in a map

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Kuala Lumpur-based shopping portal iPrice has put together a very nice table of the current e-commerce scene in Thailand which shows a dominance by...
Amazon to kick off Southeast Asian expansion in Singapore

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In what could become a battle of the e-commerce giants, Amazon is reportedly setting up shop in Singapore as early as this week to...
Alibaba spends another $1b on Lazada to pump up Asian e-commerce business

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will invest an additional $1 billion into online shopping portal Lazada which operates in six countries in Southeast Asian, namely...
Amazon, Alibaba open Southeast Asian e-commerce battle in Singapore

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The world's two largest Internet retail companies, US-based Amazon and China's Alibaba, will need to brace themselves for some serious rivalry in Singapore and...
Ooredoo broadens e-commerce strategy in Asia with partner Rocket Internet

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The Asia-focused e-commerce strategy of Ooredoo and its German partner Rocket Internet is making rapid progress with another acquisition in short order. Lamudi, Rocket...
E-Commerce booming in Indonesia, says survey

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Up to 76 per cent of Internet users in Indonesia shopped online over the past year and spent $450 annually on average, a survey...
Thailand first country to ban digital currency Bitcoin

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Thailand has banned the global peer-to-peer payment network Bitcoin after the country's central bank decided that Bitcoin "is not a currency". Bitcoin said on its...
Thailand falls for e-commerce through tablets

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A new generation of Thais is increasingly being turned on to online shopping through the use of mobile tablets. No, not precocious primary school...
ThaiGirlInternetCafe

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A massive growth of social media users in Thailand has made Bangkok the "Facebook capital of the world", according to statistics by Socialbrakers.com, a...
Internet Indonesia

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Leading international retailers believe that emerging countries in the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific regions will increasingly integrate with e-commerce platforms, a survey conducted...