Insight Syndicate content

Oct 14, 2017

We are at the cusp of a major revolution from mobile to immersive computing. Last year was seen as the dawn of a third wave of devices employing augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR), which define the two spectrums of immersive technology that could replace mobile computing.

Sep 26, 2017

Cross-border e-commerce has become big business for a growing legion of Chinese mainland exporters and importers.

Buoyed by continuing incentives offered by the Central Government to expand the cross-border e-commerce business, many exhibitors at the July Guangzhou International Cross-Border E-Commerce and...

Jul 27, 2017

China has witnessed a bike-sharing boom in the past two years. Colorful shared bikes on the streets, linking users with the public transit networks, have contributed a lot to solving the "last mile" problem.

Given the massive growth in usage, Chinese bike-sharing operators represented by Mobike and ofo have...

Jul 25, 2017

This cloud-based healthcare system, which is set to expand to hospitals throughout Thailand, made it to the ASEAN market after a detour in Africa provided valuable lessons on localization and customization.

Jun 17, 2017

Land snails are generally believed to be ground-dwelling creatures, preferring dark and humid places, like the forest floor, or a suburban garden. So why do we find some species of snails in the tops of trees, where it is relatively light and dry? Associate Professor Ikuyo Saeki from the University of Tsukuba,...

May 23, 2017

If you’re serious about your business’ long-term success, understanding what’s going on in your industry is a fundamental first step.

Media monitoring can help you keep up to date with the latest industry trends - and it needn’t take too much of your time or resources. Here are some reasons why you need to...

May 07, 2017

Almost a year on from the UK’s referendum on EU membership, despite widely predicted chaos and uncertainty in the market, investors are still lining up to invest in key areas of the UK market.

Mar 26, 2017

Growing up, she dreamt of becoming a knight in shining armor defending the weak and downtrodden. As an adult, she worked to save mold maker Chaheng Precision Co. Ltd. from bankruptcy, transforming the conventional company into a Tier-1 supplier for the world’s leading aircraft makers.

In the decades-long...

Mar 25, 2017

In its aim to boost foreign property investment, the Thai government is currently studying the option of granting foreigners the right to buy houses through a 50-year leasehold contract for the land they are built upon, and also to sell leased land.

Jan 15, 2017

Women scientists strengthen network in Lower Mekong

January 2017—My Bach, a biotechnology undergraduate student in Hanoi, is passionate about pursuing a career in science, but concerned about the low number of female colleagues in the field in Southeast Asia.

Dec 13, 2016

We live in a noisy world. With so many sources of information, education, entertainment, and news, it’s becoming harder for PR professionals to deliver their messages to key stakeholders, and build meaningful, lasting relationships. It’s a bit like shouting in a storm. But noisiness and channel proliferation isn’t...

Dec 13, 2016

Alif Khalfan heads product development at Disney Consumer Products and is constantly on the lookout for top talent. He offers his insights on where education is going in the digital age and the types of skills needed for the future.

“Sometimes when we recruit today, we're not recruiting for what exists today...

Dec 09, 2016

Low credit card use in Southeast Asia is driving demand for online payment services.

ASEAN's rapid economic growth – together with its typically young and tech-savvy population and astounding rate of digital adoption – has seen e-commerce revenue across the region growing faster than anywhere else in the...

Nov 29, 2016

The mobile landscape is really affecting Asia – at least most parts of the continent – in more ways than one. The most active Twitter city is still Jakarta, Indonesia. Facebook is huge in different parts of South East Asia, while mobile device penetration is at its highest this year in select regions across the...