Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Singapore’s NETS to Assist Myanmar in Implementing Universal QR Payment

The NETS Group today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Myanmar’s national payment network to establish a Payment Technology Exchange & Development Programme. The first project under the Programme will see NETS sharing its technical

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Citi Enters Partnership with one of the Hottest Fintechs in Vietnam

Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions announced a strategic partnership with Vietnam-based intermediary payment service provider Payoo to facilitate consumer-to-business collections for corporate clients in the country. Under the partnership, Citi’s corporate clients in Vietnam will be able to receive real-time

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Huawei Bets on Singapore’s Artificial Intelligence with New AI Innovation Lab

Huawei held its Cloud Summit 2019, in which the company announced the launch of its Cloud & AI Innovation Lab in Singapore. The lab aims to cultivate local AI talents and bridge Singapore with state-of-the-art AI technologies globally, and accelerate

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Flywire Joins The Growing Number of Financial Services Deploying Machine Learning

Flywire a payments firm announced that they are deploying machine learning capabilities into its payments platform. The enhancements are geared towards improving payment to settlement time, increasing security, cost reduction and to streamline reconciliation of the growing number of international

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3 in 4 Banks in Asia Will Invest in Machine Learning This Year

The financial services industry is undergoing profound shifts facilitated by technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and the Internet of Things (IoT), but according to Refinitiv, AI will be the single greatest enabler of competitive advantage in the financial sector.

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Singapore Airlines Onboards Adyen to Smoothen its Flight Booking App

Singapore Airlines has partnered with fintech unicorn Adyen, to help in creating a more frictionless payments experience for customers booking flights online or in-app. The airline while working with Adyen reportedly saw an increase in authorization rates, flexibility on fraud

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3 Startups From Singapore Selected For Fintech Global’s Top 100 Wealthtech List

Data and research provider Fintech Global has released its inaugural Wealthtech 100 list, which features the world’s top 100 companies transforming the wealth and asset management industry. Wealthtech is one of the fastest growing verticals of fintech, which has attracted

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3 in 4 APAC Banks Believe Fraud Will Increase This Year

Almost three in four banks in Asia Pacific anticipate that fraud in their country will increase in 2019, according to a recent poll by FICO. Two of the main areas of concern are card-not-present fraud and application fraud. Card-not-present payments

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There Are 41 Crypto Businesses Licensed in Philippines Right Now

Philippines has been taking active steps recently to reform its regulation in efforts to position itself a crypto friendly regime . The country’s central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), released its rules for domestic exchange in February 2017, seeking

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OCBC Introduces a More Seamless Checkout for Instant Mobile Payments

Rapyd a payments focused fintech, announced a partnership with OCBC Bank to enable real-time bank payments for Singapore consumers and online retailers. The partnership leverages PayNow, Singapore’s national peer-to-peer funds transfer service, enabling OCBC Bank customers to make digital payments using the

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