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Grab Singapore Appoints Parliament Member for Public Affairs and Policy Role

Ride-hailing giant and superapp Grab has appointed Member of Parliament (MP) Tin Pei Ling as its Director of Public Affairs and Policy for Singapore. Tin had begun serving in her new role in January and her new appointment came to

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Grab Promotes Philipp Kandal to Chief Product Officer

Southeast Asian superapp Grab announced that it has promoted Philipp Kandal to Chief Product Officer, effective 1 February 2023. As Chief Product Officer, Philipp will oversee the product, design and analytics teams as well as lead the product vision and

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Grab Taps Alejandro Osorio to Lead Its Next Phase of Growth in Vietnam

Southeast Asian superapp Grab announced the appointment of Alejandro Osorio as its Managing Director in Vietnam. In his new role, Alejandro will be overseeing the business strategy and operations across all of Grab’s businesses in the country. Alejandro most recently

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Top 5 Most Popular Financial Super Apps in Asia

In Asia and elsewhere, financial super apps (also known as fintech super apps) are mobile applications that offer a wide range of financial services, including banking, investment, and insurance. These apps have gained popularity in recent years due to their

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Are Digital Banks Breeding a Risky Competitive Climate in Singapore?

Technological developments have accelerated the transformation of financial services, leading to the explosion of digital banks worldwide. In Singapore, the entry of digital banks into the local financial system is driving economic innovation and enhancing financial inclusion, according to a

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Reuben Lai Is the Latest in a Series of High Profile Exits for Grab’s Fintech Business

GXS Bank (GXS)’s executive director and Head of Regional Office, Reuben Lai, has decided to leave the Bank at the end of 2022. Along with his resignation as an executive director, Reuben will be stepping down from his appointment as

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Grab Participates in StraitsX’s Pilot Use of Tokenised Digital Vouchers at SFF 2022

Fazz financial group’s StraitsX and Grab are testing the issuance of Purpose Bound Money (PBM) with 5,000 trial participants during Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) as one of four trials under MAS’ Project Orchid. Participants will be able to utilise PBM

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MAS Initiates Digital Singapore Dollar Trials

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has published a report detailing potential uses of a purpose-bound digital Singapore dollar (SGD) and the supporting infrastructure required. The report also marked the successful completion of Phase 1 of Project Orchid which explored

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Superapp Grab Promotes Suthen Paradatheth to Group CTO

Southeast Asian superapp Grab announced that it has promoted Suthen Thomas Paradatheth to Group Chief Technology Officer (GCTO), effective 1 October 2022. Suthen will be responsible for driving Grab’s technology vision, strategy and execution across its deliveries, mobility, and financial

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GrabFin Rolls Out Investment Product Earn+ for Its Singapore Users

Southeast Asian fintech platform Grab Financial Group (GFG) announced that it will be launching Earn+, an investment product for its Singapore-based Grab users. GFG also revealed that it will be launching GrabFin, a new brand that offers Grab users a

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