The inaugural Asean Online Sale Day (AOSD) is a one-day event where participating e-commerce businesses and platforms offer online discounts and promotions to consumers within the Asean region.
In the Asia-Pacific region – the largest ride-hailing market in the world, having completed over 70% of global ride-hailing trips – vendors Grab and Go-Jek are expanding into so-called ‘super apps’ which serve as a go-to-marketplace for numerous on-demand services.
The Asean took a major step in harmonizing regional data protection, privacy regulations, and initiatives by launching the first Asean Data Protection and Privacy Forum in Bangkok, Thailand with the Philippines at the helm.
Top regional IBM officials have stressed that with the onset of the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital living, any industry is now vulnerable to attacks and therefore data security is imperative at every level.
The Philippines and Myanmar were the only countries to record a decline, where some of the vendors? shipments have reduced significantly ? pulling down the total shipments in Southeast Asia.