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The 20th century was an era of innovation. But it can be argued that its single greatest innovation, the moving assembly line, appeared in 1913. To a casual observer, it was nothing more than a sequential list of processes...
The new wave of technological change, from digitisation of the economy to cross-border technology transfers, has swept over the world rapidly. This structural transformation has created both groups of disoriented traditionalists, as well as adaptable opportunists who see technological...
I notice changes with every visit to Indonesia. The country has experienced strong growth, with an annual GDP growth rate of 4.9-6% in the past 8 years. The last time I visited in the summer of 2017, I realised about...
Last year saw Bitcoin's value balloon rapaciously, but its stunning ascent now seems to have faltered. Slow transactions, exorbitant energy usage and the looming threat of regulations have all raised doubts about the future of the world's most prolific cryptocurrency. Even...
On December 19, 2017, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) advised caution over cryptocurrencies. A fewdays later, a similar warning was issued by the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD), the central bank of Brunei. Over the past year, many...
At a glance The Philippines is located in Southeast Asia, on the eastern rim of the Asiatic Mediterranean. It is an archipelago consisting of 7100 islands with a total land area of 300000 square kilometers. The Philippines has a large...
At a glance Malaysia is in South East Asia, and it is the third largest economy in the region. Previously, the country relied greatly on agriculture and mining to boost its economy. However, there was a sharp shift in focus...
Quang Khai developed an app with more than 70 million subscribers and helps lead what may become the first Vietnamese company to go public overseas. He got his first job after hacking into the country’s largest IT firm. Quang Khai,...
Looking beyond the business and technology, it is important to realise that communities in the region are to benefit most from the increased adoption and implementation of IoT. Internet of Things (IoT), Internet of Everything, Intelligence of Things, Intelligence of...
Flooding is an issue that has been plaguing Vietnam for years, with the recent ones that inundated the provinces of Ha Tinh and Quang Binh in central Vietnam being severely devastating. Despite being a longstanding issue in the country...

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