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UOB Announces AI-Based App That’ll Give Financial Advice Based on Your Spending Habits

UOB Bank today announced the launch of its pan-regional engagement lab (eLab), with a goal of helping the bank converse with its consumers in a more personalised manner. eLab is a dedicated unit set up by UOB that aims to use

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What’s Preventing Blockchain Becoming Mainstream in Singapore Business?

Blockchain has been mentioned as a technology that could be set to revolutionise many industries for a few years now. It rose to prominence as the technology underpinning bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and has since been touted as a solution

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Is Chinese Alibaba Group Going To Acquire Alibabacoin?

Alibabacoin Foundation and China’s Alibaba Holding Group is having a dispute over trademark licenses in the Manhattan court of the United States of America. Alibabacoin Foundation CEO, Jason Daniel Paul Phillip stated that Alibabacoin Foundation offered a settlement to Alibaba

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Swift Brings World Open Banking Sandbox For Fintechs

SWIFT in conjunction with Australia’s New Payments Platform (NPP) have launched a sandbox that allows independent fintechs to test the NPP network—an Australian, industry-wide infrastructure to enable almost real-time, 24/7 payments. The network is Australia’s bid to replace the clunky legacy infrastructure

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Singapore Credit Fintech Startup AsiaCollect Expands into India by Acquisition

Singapore-based AsiaCollect moves to expand its integrated credit management services into other Southeast Asian regions, and have gone the route of local acquisitions to make this happen more quickly. This move follows a US$4.5 million fundraising round led by global

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Flexible Working To Contribute $54.8 Billion To Singapore Economy By 2030

A predicted boom in flexible working could contribute SGD $54.8 billion to the Singapore economy by 2030, according to the first comprehensive socio-economic study of changing workplace practices. The analysis, commissioned by Regus and conducted by independent economists, studied 16

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Tips & Tricks to Pass PMI PMP – Project Management Professional Certification Exam

Project Management Institute (PMI PMP) is an American non-profit professional organization for project management. The institute has recruited volunteers to create industry standards. These standards have been widely recognized by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Thus, the institute is very

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Accenture and Digital Ventures Launches Blockchain Solution Built on R3

Accenture and Digital Ventures a fintech subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank, have co-developed and launched a blockchain solution aimed at simplifying the way companies buy and sell goods, make and receive payments, and obtain financing. The solution is described as

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Local Fintech Firm Partners with Dubai Royal Family To Expand in The Middle East

Singapore based fintech firm Touché has signed an agreement with SEED Group as their local partner. In this agreement SEED will assist Touché in expanding their fingerprint-based payment and loyalty management solution to the Middle East. Based in Dubai, SEED

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Vietnam Welcomes New Fintech Bachelor Program

On September 26, 2018, the National Economics University in Hanoi officially held a launch ceremony for the new International Bachelor Program in Financial Technology. Attending the event were Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat, principal of the school, Assoc. Prof. Jenho

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