South Asian countries such as Cambodia and Singapore are exploring the launch of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to enhance payments efficiency.
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Bank of Thailand have launched a cross-border QR payment linkage, allowing consumers and merchants in both countries.
Southeast Asia is home to one of the world’s largest unbanked populations, but the rapidly increasing digitalization of everyday life as a result of COVID-19.
Malaysia host first ASEAN Digital Ministers Meeting, the virtual meeting focus on development of digital ecosystems, cybersecurity, e-commerce & 5G.
Fintech is key area we are growing so that Singapore can continue to develop as a global financial hub. New digital banking are strengthen Singapore position.
Malaysia calls on Asean to cooperation in the ICT sector with South Korea to further accelerate digital economy in the region.
Japan and India are now looking to further relations with ASEAN nations in multiple disciplines too, with Indo-Pacific cybersecurity.
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