Vietnam’s digital economy to reach 14 billion USD this year Sci-Tech

Vietnam’s digital economy to reach 14 billion USD this year

Vietnam’s digital economy is expected to reach 14 billion USD in 2020, a year-on-year increase of 16 percent, and will likely reach 52 billion USD in 2025, re-accelerating to nearly 29 percent in compound annual growth rate, according to a report from Google, Temasek and Bain & Company.
Thailand works to reduce plastic use World

Thailand works to reduce plastic use

Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) is collaborating with food delivery service providers to reduce the use of single-use plastics.
Gojek app debuts in Vietnam Business

Gojek app debuts in Vietnam

Gojek, the leading on-demand service and payment platform in Southeast Asia, officially debuted its app in Vietnam on August 5.
Grab contributes 5.45 bln USD to Indonesian economy: Research World

Grab contributes 5.45 bln USD to Indonesian economy: Research

Ride-hailing firm Grab Indonesia contributed 77.4 trillion rupiah (5.45 billion USD) to the Indonesian economy last year, largely thanks to its food delivery service, while providing gig work for the country’s informal workers, according to a research conducted by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Tenggara Strategics.
Consumers optimistic amid COVID-19​ Business

Consumers optimistic amid COVID-19​

Vietnamese consumers are some of the most optimistic, among Asian countries surveyed, that their country will weather the challenges of the COVID-19, according to a McKinsey’s mid-April consumer survey.
Malaysia: People’s attitude key to COVID-19 prevention World

Malaysia: People’s attitude key to COVID-19 prevention

The public's compliance with instructions and policies of the authorities in COVID-19 prevention and control is key for Malaysia in the face of the pandemic's complicated developments, wrote an article of the Bernama news agency.
Food delivery by drones in Hanoi Society

Food delivery by drones in Hanoi

Using a drone to deliver banh mi – a strange and unique way to deliver a snack to your door - has been pioneered by a shop in Hanoi which is caught the eye of customers.