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OCBC Bank Launches Mobile Keyboard to enable Cashless Payment directly from any Mobile App

OCBC Bank has launched a mobile keyboard that allows customers to make peer-to-peer payments without having to exit their current mobile applications. The OCBC Keyboard can be used within any mobile app or browser – for instance, within Facebook, Whatsapp,

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An E-Scooter Sharing Platform for Singapore

PopScoot, a Singapore-based company, will be the first to bring smart urban mobility to key downtown commercial, hospitality and retail clusters as well as the heartlands in September, via a new electric scooter co-sharing platform. Meanwhile, a soft launch near

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Singapore Government: Exploring E-payments for Hawker Centers and Shops in the Heartlands

The National Environment Agency (NEA), Housing & Development Board (HDB), Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO) have jointly issued a Request for Information (RFI) for electronic payment (e-payment) solutions to support micro-payments. Mainly

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Fintech In The Philippines: What The Banks Are Doing? Fintech companies, which are playing an increasingly important role in the Philippines’

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Digital Payments: Cash Still King in Vietnam

Despite Vietnam’s high smartphone and mobile Internet penetration rates, consumer adoption of fintech solutions remains low with cash-payment habit being hard to change. “Vietnamese, including the unbanked, have already used their mobile for many activities in their everyday life, but

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Vietnam plans to fully legalize Cryptocurrencies

On 21st August, Vietnam Prime Minister has signed the Plan to fully legalize digital assets and cryptocurrencies. According to the Plan, the Ministry of Justice and the State Bank of Vietnam are in charge of reviewing the current legal status

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Singapore is Betting Big on Healthtech

With healthcare spending at 1.5 percent of Singapore’s gross domestic product a year, , disruptive healthcare startups are shaping the industry. They are also procuring funds from some of the biggest names in venture capital. Just six months ago, Singapore’s

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Azimo launches cash pick-up in the Philippines in one hour or less

Azimo, a digital disrupter of traditional money transfer services, extends its cash pick-up service enabling customers in the Philippines to collect money minutes after money transfer is made. In a revolutionary step for the Philippines market, Azimo’s direct service ensures

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from July/August 2017

Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with another newsletter, July/August 2017 edition. With the fast pace of the recent developments in Fintech, there are a lot of local and international news that we would like to share with you today. A big thank you to all

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Australia Fintech Industry, Startups Gain Global Recognition

Australia’s fintech sector has come a long way. In just a few years, the nation has seen its fintech industry mushroom and emerge as a globally recognized hub. Fintech is hot topic in Australia. A report by Startup Muster suggests

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