Property technology or Proptech has developed rapidly in recent years in Thailand. This response is to the constant need to enhance efficiency and human experience in the real estate sector. Its influence is now rising at an accelerated rate. This is due to the property industry demanding more emphasis on health and wellbeing in face of the pandemic. This is according to a report by JLL. The property consultant also expects the momentum to continue into the post-COVID era. The real estate industry is becoming more digitalized in its operations and management.
According to a report released by the World Bank and the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), the rapid adoption of digital technologies can help the Philippines overcome tremendously. Firstly, in navigating the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Secondly, digital technology can assist the Philippines in recovery from the crisis. Lastly, it can also help it achieve its vision of becoming a middle-class society free of poverty.
Even in the ever-evolving COVID-19 situation, Malaysia Airlines has recently introduced MH EDGILE. This is the airline’s upskilling and reskilling programme for employees. The programme’s concept is to build individual competitive edge and be agile to drive operational sustainability.
In September, the SET closed at 1,237.04 points or 5.6 percent lower than the previous month. This is due to several factors, firstly slower-than-expected COVID-19 vaccine development. Secondly, concerns about global economic recovery delays. Lastly, local political uncertainty weighed on investors’ sentiment. SET Index fell 21.7 percent from end-2019, but still fared than MSCI ASEAN which shrank 24.7 percent.