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OCBC Bank to Offer Free Online Will Writing Service in Singapore

OCBC Bank has rolled out a free online service to help Singapore citizens and residents aged 21 and above prepare their own wills within 10 minutes. It is common here to seek the help of a lawyer, who typically charges

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Razer’s New South East Asia HQ and Fintech Gameplan

Razer, a lifestyle brand for gamers with a recent foray into fintech, announced its plan for a long-term lease of a new location for its Southeast Asia headquarters based in the technology and media hub of Singapore. The company anticipates

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EmTech Asia 2019 Expands by 200 Percent Since Its Inception

The world’s most influential leaders and innovators will converge in Singapore from 22 to 23 January 2019 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre for EmTech Asia 2019. This is the sixth edition of the annual conference focusing

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The Surprising Trend for Business in 2019

Big business is getting smaller. It is all over the financial columns of the world at present. Businesses that rely on big stores with the associated expenses of large premises are suffering. Rents and rates are going up and customer

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10 New Philippine Fintech Startups to Watch out for in 2019

Financial technology continues to bring exciting times ahead in the Philippines with the ever-growing emergence of new fintech players that aim to cater to 69 per cent of its adult population that are still unbanked. Citing one industry report, Philippine

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Top 10 Thailand Fintech Influencers

Fintech has witnessed significant growth in Thailand supported by an active ecosystem of startups, financial institutions and government agencies all pushing for digitalization and innovation in the banking and financial services industry. In particular, it is the Bank of Thailand,

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Apple Pay Now Available on Singtel’s Mobile Wallet, Dash

Singtel’s Dash users can now make payments using Apple Pay at millions of participating online and offline merchants. This integration is made available thanks to a deepened relationship between Singtel and Wirecard a digital payments company. The inclusion of Dash

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Remmitance Player InstaReM Adds Multi-Currency Features for SMEs

Fresh out of their recent funding round of $US 20 Million, Singapore based remittance player announced the introduction of a new feature on its platform. This new service enables small business to make payments in multiple currencies in one go.

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The Need for APAC Banks to Reinvent Themselves

Consumer banking is rapidly changing in Asia-Pacific (APAC) and banks must reinvent themselves amid changing regulations, emerging technology, elevated client expectations and the entry of disruptive competitors, according to a new article series by EY.   Changing regulations The banking

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OCBC Bank Roll Outs Digital Account Opening Service For Multi National Companies

OCBC Bank has rolled out a digital account opening service that simplifies account openings for multi-national companies (MNCs) and other large corporate customers – a first by a bank in Singapore. With the use of the digital service, the time

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