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Asia-Pacific Fintech Market to reach US$72 billion by 2020

Active support and initiatives by financial regulators such as the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Bank Negara Malaysia and Bank Indonesia has enabled the Asia-Pacific Fintech ecosystem to grow significantly in 2017. New innovations are expected to radically transform the way consumers

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Blockchain Startups Growing in Philippines

A “new mode of collaboration” or “new business collaboration tool“. These are probably the most generic definitions given to blockchain, the technology behind the first decentralized cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Thanks to Harvard Business Review, and Computerworld for putting it into layman’s

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Introducing Bigpay – Asia’s Fintech Challenger Non Bank

BigPay recently soft-launched its new app in Malaysia with a mission to provide low-cost, fair and transparent financial services for everyone. The BigPay app is an everyday digital alternative to bank accounts with an accompanying card that gives users the

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 6)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Cagayan mulls casino, cryptocurrency hub with Chinese The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) in the Philippines is proposing a new casino

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EZ-Link Expands EZ-Pay to Singapore Car Parks

EZ-Link Singapore, the largest issuer of CEPAS-compliant cards, has expanded the acceptance of EZ-Pay to car parks. Making it the first completely free post-paid card-less payment service for Electronic Parking System (EPS), in addition to Electronic Road Pricing (ERP), in

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Digital Disruption Survey: 70% of Singaporean are interested in Blockchain Training

According to new research released by professional services and training provider ComtelPro, nearly nine in 10 (89 percent) Singaporean employees say they would be interested in up-skilling in emerging technologies in order to succeed in an increasingly digital workplace. Almost

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Singapore Airlines To Launch Blockchain-Based Loyalty Digital Wallet

KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer and airport lounge programs of Singapore Airlines, is set to launch a new digital wallet app powered by blockchain technology. The digital wallet, which is expected to be rolled out in about six months, will allow

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Asia Most Wanted Top Ten AML Cases

Over the last decade, the quantity of money laundered has been steadily increasing. According to The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, it is estimated that approximately USD $1.6 trillion or 2.7 percent of global GDP was laundered in

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Tata Teams Up With Oracle To Drive Digital Transformation For Global Enterprises

Tata Communications, a provider of network, cloud and security services, announces that it has collaborated with Oracle to offer enterprises from more than 150 countries dedicated and private access to Oracle Cloud, helping them innovate through new services and business models and drive

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PH Fintech firm Salarium raises $13.5m in ICO

Philippine-based payment solutions firm Salarium completed recently its initial coin offering (ICO) raising $13.5 million in the sale of its SALPay token. The development came amid pending ICOs of two other local fintech companies Tagcash and Qwikwire who aim to raise $16 million and $9 million

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