The Rapid Growth of Online Scam in South East Asia
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, more people are required to remain at home, spending more time on the internet and increasing the levels of exposure to online scams and fraud.
E-commerce in ASEAN: Digital technology and players
The 50 most-funded e-commerce start-ups in ASEAN have raised $12.6 billion as of July 2019, with most of the funding raised in the last two years
E-commerce has been the most dynamic segment of the Internet economy in ASEAN over the past three years. The value of e-commerce rose four-fold, from $5.5 billion in 2015 to more than $23 billion in 2018.(more…)
Southeast Asia’s internet economy hits $100 billion
The two pacesetters in the region are Indonesia and Vietnam, which lead the pack with growth rates in excess of 40% a year.
The internet economies in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines are growing by between 20% and 30% annually, with no signs of slowing down, according to Google and Temasek multi-year research program.(more…)
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