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Finlab Opens Accelerator in Thailand to Teach SMEs How to Digitise Their Businesses

The Finlab announced the launch of its Smart Business Transformation Programme to help Thailand-based small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) transform their businesses via digital solutions. The programme is supported by United Overseas Bank Thailand (UOB Thai) and the Digital Economy

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Standard Chartered Goes Instant Messaging with Clients in Singapore and HK

Standard Chartered is introducing new secure instant messaging and file-sharing features on mobile, tablet and laptop. Private and Priority Banking clients will now be able to interact with their Private Bankers and Relationship Managers to share banking-related and personal information

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Top 28 Fintech and Insurtech Innovation Labs in Singapore

Singapore, which has set out to become one of the leading fintech hubs in the world, has witnessed the establishment of dozens of innovations labs in recent years as banks and foreign tech firms are looking to capitalize on the

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Blockchain Needs a Super-Connector to Live up to Its $1.1 Trillion Trade Finance Promise

Blockchain has the potential to radically transform trade finance by erasing current bottlenecks and streamlining international trade transactions. The technology could potential increase global trade volumes by US$1.1 trillion by 2026, from the current base of US$16 trillion, according to

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UOB Joins the Mobile Cross-Border Remittance Bandwagon with UOB Mighty

It appears that Grab is not the only one that is honing in their focus on mobile cross-border remittances, incumbents seems to be unwilling to be left out of the game. UOB announced that they have successfully completed a cross

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Grab to Launch International Wallet-to-Wallet Remittance in 2019

Grab just announced its wallet-to-wallet remittance function slated for a 2019 launch, as part of its Grab Financial arm, and putting the company one step closer towards its dream of becoming an all-encompassing app. Rather than the usual underserved or

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Vietnam Messaging App Zalo: A Super App which might be bought by Facebook in 2020

Following on the lead of other “super apps,” Zalo has been integrating new functions into its app, including a payment platform called Zalo Pay, which was introduced last year. Launched in 2012, Zalo is Vietnam’s premier chatting platform, with more

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12 Companies Score SG$1.2 Mil at The Singapore Fintech Awards 2018

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) today awarded 12 FinTech companies a total of SG$1.2 million divided for 12 different companies at the Fintech Awards, which took place at the third Singapore

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Singapore will Be Home to Bank of China’s Global Innovation Lab

China’s 4th largest bank, Bank of China has announced that Singapore will be home to its Bank of China Innovation Lab in their bid to propel the bank to a new era. This lab intended to serve the following purposes

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Ripple Secures Their First Malaysian Bank Partnership with CIMB

CIMB Group and Ripple have entered into a strategic collaboration to enable instant cross border payments across its various markets. On the back of this partnership, CIMB will join Ripple’s network RippleNet, which will facilitate access to other RippleNet members

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