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Episode Six and DCS Enables Fintechs to Launch Credit Cards in Weeks

Episode Six (E6), a payments and banking infrastructure provider, has teamed up with Singapore-based DCS Card Centre (DCS) has rolled out Credit Card-as-a-Service targeting fintechs in Singapore. This collaboration enables fintech companies to issue their own branded credit cards directly

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Securing Mobile Apps Against Malware and Phishing Attacks in Indonesia

Indonesia’s financial technology landscape is experiencing explosive growth, fueled by the rise of mobile payments and digital banking. While this digital transformation offers undeniable convenience, it also introduces new challenges to mobile security in Indonesia Malware and phishing attacks pose

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Australia and Thailand Forge Fintech Partnership at Money20/20 Asia

Fintech Australia and the Thai Fintech Association have formalised their partnership through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to boost the fintech capabilities of both nations. The MOU signing ceremony took place in at the Money20/20 Asia event in Bangkok and

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Nium Partners with Artajasa to Enhance Cross-Border Payments in Indonesia

Global payments company Nium has announced a new partnership with Artajasa, a prominent Indonesian payment infrastructure provider. This collaboration, formalised through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Money 20/20 Asia conference in Bangkok, aims to improve real-time, cross-border payment

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Thailand Set to Block Access to Unauthorised Crypto Platforms

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in conjunction with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society and other relevant agencies, has initiated measures to block unauthorised access to digital asset service providers’ platforms. This move aims to enhance law enforcement

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Qashier Granted In-Principle Approval for Payments License From MAS

Singapore-based fintech startup Qashier has received in-principle approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for a Major Payment Institution (MPI) license. This approval positions Qashier to provide merchant acquisition services along with domestic and cross-border money transfer capabilities. Under

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Bambu Shuttered Operations in Dec 2023 After Failing to Achieve Profitability

Singapore-based fintech startup Bambu had shuttered its operations as of 31 December last year, following the decision made jointly by its management and investors, according to Tech in Asia. The B2B firm, which specialised in providing robo-advisory products to financial

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Maybank Singapore Offers Goal-Based Investment From S$200

Maybank Singapore has introduced a new online investment service called Goal-Based Investment (GBI), designed to make investing more accessible. This service allows customers to start investing from S$200, making it an accessible unit trust investment option. The GBI platform enables

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Singlife and Doctor Anywhere Introduce Health Plan for Gig Workers

Homegrown financial services company Singlife has partnered with Doctor Anywhere, a local tech-driven healthcare firm, to launch a new health subscription plan aimed at self-employed individuals, including gig workers. The plan, named DA Healthwise Plus, is designed to provide affordable

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SoftServe to Showcase Generative AI Innovations at Money20/20 Asia

SoftServe, a global IT consulting and digital services firm, is set to present its latest generative AI (Gen AI) technologies at the upcoming Money20/20 Asia conference. The event, scheduled for 23-25 April in Bangkok, Thailand, will highlight innovative applications of

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