Category: News & Events

Masking up — Still big business in a post-Covid era

In TechnoBusiness, Spire consultant Putri Intan shares insights on how Indonesian mask manufacturers can ride on the upward trend in demand for face masks, as well as how companies can differentiate themselves to out compete the market.

Singapore—the Tech Hub of Southeast Asia

In TODAY’s Big Read, Spire’s CEO, Leon Perera, shares his perspectives on Singapore’s competitive advantage vis-a-vis other technological hubs in Southeast Asia, alongside other commentators from the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), Sea Group, Zoom and others.

Chinese FDI to bolster Papua New Guinea’s Fishing Industry

In an interview with China Daily, Spire Research & Consulting CEO Leon Perera shares his insights on how Chinese investment to build a seafood processing plant in Papua New Guinea (PNG) could create the foundation for PNG’s seafood industry.

Opportunities abound for Indonesia’s online gaming market

At a mere 15% market penetration, the mobile-based online gaming market in Indonesia is already worth US$672 million, a 20% increase over the last two years. With a population size of 268 million and increasingly cheap mobile devices to play games with, opportunities abound in Indonesia’s online game market.

Private Security Industry: Opportunities for Digital Transformation

Moderated by Japnit Singh, Deputy CEO of Spire, the webinar discusses the ways technology can bolster the efficiency of the private security industry. Held on 28 Jan 2021, the panel comprised Imran Mohd, Spire research consultant, Ian Stewart, CEO of security software-as-a-service company Security Risk, as well as Josef Gueta, Managing Director of private security company Business Profiles Inc.

Spire Enters the MENA Region

The promise and potential of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region brings about the creation of Spire Research & Consulting MENA LLC, a joint venture based in Dubai.

COVID-19 and the Future of Work in Indonesia

Published in Techno Business Indonesia, Spire Consultant, Andre Wiguna, discusses how COVID-19 has contracted Indonesia’s economy yet spearheaded Indonesia’s digital transformation. With the expectation that work-from-home becomes the new normal, Wiguna provides insights into how this changes work relations and alters gender roles in the domestic sphere.

Spire on America’s path of change

What will be the new US President Joe Biden’s biggest challenge in getting the US back in shape? Leon Perera, Chief Executive Officer of Spire Research and Consulting, shared his thoughts in The Business Times – Singapore.

Spire weighs in on Researching the Philippines Market

Spire weighs in on Researching the Philippines Market

Spire Deputy CEO, Japnit Singh, and Head of Operations, Ingrid Rix, discussed the scope of identity-preserved (IP) soya and grain market in the Philippines with Shane Frederick, Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance’s (SSGA) Communications Manager, in the Alliance’s IP-ODCAST.