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Singapore and Brunei Enhance Cooperation in Fintech

The Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) signed a FinTech Cooperation Agreement (CA) to foster innovation in financial services between Brunei Darussalam and Singapore. The FinTech CA will facilitate the sharing of information on

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 19)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Follow the Fintech Philippines Facebook or Twitter channel to stay updated. Also, you can subscribe to our monthly Fintech PH Newsletter here. Here we go: Creation of a Fintech City

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P2P Lending Platforms in Philippines Rising

As majority of the Philippine population remains to be unserved and underserved by banks, the launching of digital peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms in the country have been consistent for the last four years. The P2P method is touted as a

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Creation of a Fintech City to Push Fintech in Philippines

The plan to create a “fintech city” in the Philippines will be pushing through as rules and regulations have been issued by the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), a government-owned and-controlled corporation tasked to manage and supervise the Cagayan Special

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Singapore: World’s First Blockchain-Based e-Certificate of Origin

The world’s first blockchain-based platform for electronic certificates of origin was unveiled in Singapore to industry leaders by the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) and Singapore based cross-border trade facilitation solutions provider vCargo Cloud. As the first chamber in

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OurCrowd and Bangkok Bank Announce Strategic Alliance

OurCrowd, an Israel based global equity crowdfunding, announced its further expansion in Asia, with an innovative partnership with Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited. OurCrowd and BBL have already launched their cooperation in support of Thailand’s tech ecosystem which will create key

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Finantix Acquires Singapore FinTech Startup Smartfolios

Finantix announced end of March its acquisition of smartfolios, the creators of quant-enabled investment tools that support the key stages of the digital advisory value chain. With this acquisition, Finantix is set to combine its enterprise-grade technology and its recently

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OCBC Bank Launches Digital Transformation Programme For 29,000 Employees

The OCBC Future Smart Programme makes it possible for a cheque processing executive to become a data scientist in three years. Lim Chee Hau who has worked in the bank’s payment operations unit for five years, processes cheques on a

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A Blockchain Challenge For Singapore to Boost Innovation and Adoption Beyond Fintech

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) launched a Blockchain Challenge to accelerate the development and adoption of innovative new solutions using blockchain technologies beyond fintech. Blockchain is a form of distributed ledger technology, with the potential to accelerate Singapore’s transformation

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Singaporeans Confident To Go Cashless For Up To Three Days

Singaporeans are becoming increasingly confident of going cashless with 68 percent saying they can go without cash for an entire day, and almost half (42 percent) saying they can go cashless for up to three days, according to the 2017

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