Experiencing a rapid growth in the tourism industry, Vietnam could become a regional leader in the coming years. Yet, Vietnam and its tourism businesses need to combat an important cultural setback if they want to reap the benefits of the country’s entrepreneurial spirit and grow tourism in quality as well as in quantity.
Self-driving cars in Singapore [video]
With its advanced economy, highly skilled workforce and an ambitious development plan for the coming years, Singapore defines itself as a “Smart City”. This unique positioning in the region takes many forms, one of them is the introduction of autonomous taxis that are already being tested for an upcoming implementation.
European insights for e-commerce in ASEAN
The coupon and promotions company Flipit has recently entered the Singaporean, Malaysian and Indonesian markets. With a growing footprint in ASEAN, they share some insights on e-commerce and m-commerce in the region from a European perspective, highlighting particularities and local innovations in ASEAN markets.
Anticipating Singapore’s future to foster innovation
Leading nation in Asia and the world for business, wealth and quality of life, Singapore aims at becoming the first “Smart Nation”. To explain this idea and motivate its people and entrepreneurs to adopt and develop a more connected way of life through technology, a new visionary video presents some aspects of this Smart Nation.
Vertical farming in Singapore
With very little land available for agriculture, Singapore is importing most of its food. To relieve this dependence, new techniques now enable the local production of vegetables through vertical farms. Thanks to this innovative system, Singaporeans enjoy “home-grown”, environment-friendly and fresher green products.
Investment opportunities for innovators in Thailand
After several troublesome years, Thailand is undergoing a wave of political and economic reforms aimed for the long term. At the heart of this economic transformation, some innovating approaches are leading the way towards a sustainable future for Thailand in some key industries: digital technologies, bioplastics and energy.
Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore – IDA
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore – IDA – is the government agency in charge of developing information technology and telecommunications in Singapore. IDA supports citizens and companies to assist them in learning, using and developing the information technology eco-system of Singapore.
Creating sustainable livelihoods in rural Malaysia
In emerging countries, elevating the standards of living of the poorest can often be a problematic task. In Malaysia, an innovative solution aims at providing cheap housing and sustainable jobs through a project of “smart village” that combines construction, agriculture and technology.
Starting up a business in ASEAN
Starting up in ASEAN is not the same as in the US: Asian culture is less empowering to the individualistic ambitions that often drive entrepreneurs. In this video CXA Group CEO Rosaline Koo gives us some perspectives on starting a business in Asia, why it is different now from the “.com” era and what it is …
Innovation of the taxi system from Malaysia
In order to improve the taxi system of the Klang valley in Malaysia, an innovative solution has been implemented through the use of new technologies. Thanks to a mobile application, passengers and taxi drivers can now benefit from a better way of managing their journeys in the Kuala Lumpur region.