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One Lucky Traveler Will Go Cash-Free Around the World

Are you a travel enthusiast who has what it takes to explore exotic destinations cash-free? Visa is searching for one travel enthusiast to send on an international adventure with the help of top social media travel pros to highlight the

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E-Commerce Risk in APAC is Rocketing

E-commerce in Asia-Pacific is booming – with 71 percent of APAC consumers making an online purchase – but so is the risk of fraud, with one in five customers already falling victim. These are among the headline findings of the

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Cross-Border Payment Ripple Pilot Test between Thailand and Singapore

Mitsubishi Corporation, MUFG Bank, Krungsri , a Thailand-based subsidiary of MUFG Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank  jointly announced the commencement of a pilot test for moving real funds over RippleNet, with the objective of making cross-border payments more convenient and

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Singapore and Brunei Enhance Cooperation in Fintech

The Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) signed a FinTech Cooperation Agreement (CA) to foster innovation in financial services between Brunei Darussalam and Singapore. The FinTech CA will facilitate the sharing of information on

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Singapore: World’s First Blockchain-Based e-Certificate of Origin

The world’s first blockchain-based platform for electronic certificates of origin was unveiled in Singapore to industry leaders by the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) and Singapore based cross-border trade facilitation solutions provider vCargo Cloud. As the first chamber in

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OurCrowd and Bangkok Bank Announce Strategic Alliance

OurCrowd, an Israel based global equity crowdfunding, announced its further expansion in Asia, with an innovative partnership with Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited. OurCrowd and BBL have already launched their cooperation in support of Thailand’s tech ecosystem which will create key

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Finantix Acquires Singapore FinTech Startup Smartfolios

Finantix announced end of March its acquisition of smartfolios, the creators of quant-enabled investment tools that support the key stages of the digital advisory value chain. With this acquisition, Finantix is set to combine its enterprise-grade technology and its recently

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OCBC Bank Launches Digital Transformation Programme For 29,000 Employees

The OCBC Future Smart Programme makes it possible for a cheque processing executive to become a data scientist in three years. Lim Chee Hau who has worked in the bank’s payment operations unit for five years, processes cheques on a

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A Blockchain Challenge For Singapore to Boost Innovation and Adoption Beyond Fintech

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) launched a Blockchain Challenge to accelerate the development and adoption of innovative new solutions using blockchain technologies beyond fintech. Blockchain is a form of distributed ledger technology, with the potential to accelerate Singapore’s transformation

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Singaporeans Confident To Go Cashless For Up To Three Days

Singaporeans are becoming increasingly confident of going cashless with 68 percent saying they can go without cash for an entire day, and almost half (42 percent) saying they can go cashless for up to three days, according to the 2017

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