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Vietnamese Digital Bank TNEX Selects AWS for Its Cloud Services

TNEX, the digital banking arm of Vietnam Maritime Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MSB), announced that it has selected Amazon Web

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Open Banking Makes Inroads in Vietnam

In Vietnam, banks are becoming increasingly aware of open banking and recognizing the need to embrace open APIs to keep

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The State Open Banking in Thailand in 2021

Though no legal regulation on open banking currently exists in Thailand, the government’s digital push with the Thailand 4.0 strategy,

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4 Key Considerations For Wealth Managers Looking to Unlock the Value of Data

When we talk about wealth management today in fintech, more often we’re talking about how to create wealth: goal setting,

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PAYFAZZ Invests US$30 Million in Xfers to Form New Entity Fazz Financial Group

Indonesian fintech startup PAYFAZZ announced that it has invested US$30 million in Xfers, Singapore-headquartered counterpart to form a new financial

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Insurtech Symbo Secures US$9.4 Million Funding to Scale Its Platform in SE Asia and India

Symbo Platform Holdings, a Singapore-based insurtech platform, announced the completion of a US$9.4 million funding round led by the CreditEase

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Clearstream Selects BearingPoint to Comply With Singapore’s Compliance Reporting

European supplier of post-trading services Clearstream has selected BearingPoint RegTech, a Netherlands-based compliance technology provider, for its Abacus360 Banking solution

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APAC Banks Race to Revitalise Their Digital Transformation Programmes

The second edition of the Fintech and Digital Banking 2025 in Asia Pacific report by IDC commissioned by Backbase, reveals

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KPMG Singapore Appoints Anton Ruddenklau as Head of Financial Services

KPMG Singapore has named Anton Ruddenklau as its Head of Financial Services with immediate effect. He most recently served as

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6 Startups From F10 Accelerator Ready for Market Launch Upon Graduation

Six startups from F10 Singapore’s first fintech accelerator cohort will be ready for market launch after graduating the programme. Two

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Finastra’s Research Reveals Shifting Priorities for Corporate Banks by 2025

Finastra, a financial services software and cloud solutions provider, revealed changing priorities for corporate banks in APAC and their customers

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MAS and ABS Urges Financial Institutions to Manage Emerging Risks of Remote Working

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) jointly issued a paper on managing

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HSBC Shifts R3’s Corda Onto Google Cloud

HSBC announced that it has become the first financial institution to move software firm R3’s blockchain platform Corda Enterprise onto

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Australia Saw Over 100 New Fintechs in 2020 as The Sector Matures

Australia is home to 733 active fintech companies, up from 629 in September 2019, reveals KPMG’s Fintech Landscape 2020 map.

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Interest in Thai Insurtech Sector Picks up

Interest in Thailand’s insurtech sector is picking up, with companies in the space closing million dollar funding rounds, incumbents ramping

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Traveloka Plans to Launch BNPL Services in Thailand and Vietnam

South East Asian online travel startup Traveloka announced plans to launch buy now, pay later services in Thailand and Vietnam to

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Platform: The Strongest Foundation for Faster Digital Transformation in Banking

The last year has brought many changes, including the large and rapid shift towards digital which has also seen banks

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Digital Banking in Asia Sees Prime Time

Digital banks are proliferating in Asia on the back of favorable regulatory changes, market liberalization pushes by governments, and enhanced

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6 Key Players in Asia’s Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) Battleground

‘Buy now, pay later’ (BNPL) adoption is set to grow exponentially in the coming years with Asia Pacific (APAC) being

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Grab Creates 350 Jobs to Bolster Its Financial Services in South East Asia

As part of its regional hiring efforts, Grab expects to create around 350 new jobs in Singapore this year to

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Banks Need to Step Up as Fraudsters Target Surge in Digital Adoption by First Time Users

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organisations and individuals to embrace new practices and move to online channels, bringing with it

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PwC Singapore Teams Up with NetGuardians to Help Banks Fight Fraud

Swiss fintech NetGuardians, known for its AI-based, enterprise risk platform for combating banking fraud, announced a partnership with PwC Singapore

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Episode Six Announces Additional $30 Million in Funding

Episode Six, the global provider of modern payment processing and banking infrastructure, today announced that it has secured an additional

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Singtel Enables True Business Continuity for Singapore’s Workforce as They Continue to Work-From-Home

While the world continues to contend with COVID-19, with various countries now taking extreme lockdown measures, there is no doubt

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Fenergo Bolsters APAC Presence With New Head of Sales for Asia

Fenergo, provider of digital transformation, customer journey and client lifecycle management (CLM) solutions, announced the appointment of Gary Brookes as

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OVO’s CEO Provides an Insiders’ Look into Indonesia’s Thriving Fintech Scene

Indonesia is considered the crown jewel for many fintechs looking to expand to the ASEAN market. Over the past 15

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Stripe Partners Australia’s Afterpay to Offer BNPL Services

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform Afterpay will be offering its payment services to Stripe merchants through a seamless integration.

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How Financial Regulations Have Evolved in 2021

Almost all countries increased regulation of the crypto finance industry in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic provoked a significant boost of

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MC Payment Is Now Listed on the Singapore Exchange’s Catalist

MC Payment Limited announced that is now listed on the Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) Catalist, claiming to be the first digital

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Former UOB Exec Pauline Sim Joins Sleek’s Management Team

Pauline Sim, former United Overseas Bank’s (UOB) Senior Vice President, has joined Singaporean fintech startup Sleek as its new Head

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“Expanding our Horizon” – under this motto Netcetera expands to Singapore in 2020. The Swiss software company and expert for

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