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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 2)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   City of San Fernando, DBP launch e-Payment Portal Paying business permits and licenses just got easier for Fernandinos, as the Development

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The First Cashless Cake Boutique in Singapore

Lady M  has joined the nation’s efforts to transform the country into a Smart Nation by accepting only non-cash payment methods for all sale transactions at its South Beach Avenue Boutique from Monday, 15 January 2018 onwards. Driven by opportunities opened up by the

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The Singapore Academy of Law Launches Future Law Innovation Programme

The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) launched its Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP), a two-year pilot programme to encourage the adoption of technology, drive innovation and create a vibrant ecosystem for legal technology. FLIP was announced last July by Chief

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Foreign Tech Giants Eye Vietnamese Market With Fintech Solutions

With 30 million smartphone users and a 52% Internet penetration rate, the Vietnamese market is believed by many to be fertile ground for fintech solutions and digital finance. Foreign multinationals and firms are entering the country in hopes to attract

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ICO Report: Singapore, Hong Kong and Switzerland are leading

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), a fundraising method used by an increasing number of blockchain startups, have surged in popularity in 2017 with investment volumes growing exponentially. More than US$4.5 billion was raised through ICOs in 2017, or nearly 20 times

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Fintech Malaysia 2017 in Review

The year 2017, has been an interesting year for the Fintech Malaysia scene, while there’s been progress in this scene in the past few years it was really in 2017 that we see fintech being increasingly mainstream in the Malaysian

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You got it wrong: There is no currency battle “Crypto vs. Fiat”

Every so often I come across articles such as “7 Reasons Why Bitcoins Are Better Than Fiat Currencies” and thread headlines in discussion forums such as “This is why we hate fiat currency and why cryptocurrency should prosper”. What authors

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Ushering in the New Age of Vending Machines – SmartRetail, Shaking up Singapore’s Retail Scene

At the forefront of transforming the age-old vending machine industry is SmartRetail, an automated retail specialist that recently launched in Singapore. With close to 400 machines in Hong Kong and another 100 operating in partnership with local established retailers such

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Singapore Life to Acquire the Business Portfolio of Zurich Life Singapore

Singapore’s newest life insurer Singapore Life Pte. Ltd. (Singapore Life) and Zurich Life Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (Zurich Life Singapore) have announced an agreement for Singapore Life to acquire the business portfolio of Zurich Life Singapore. Under this agreement, Singapore

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from December 2017

Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with the first newsletter of 2018, with all you need to know about Fintech in Vietnam. Before diving into the latest news, why not take a look at Fintech Vietnam in Review 2017? This edition features progress in

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