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Why Siam Commercial Bank is transforming itself into a fintech group

With its reorganisation, the group plans to expand to a customer base of 200 million.

Why Siam Commercial Bank is transforming itself into a fintech group

With its reorganisation, the group plans to expand to a customer base of 200 million.

China’s new foreign-friendly financial market brimming with opportunities, but limits still abound

If authorities remove the “execution-only” restriction in WM Connect, money flows in the channel could grow ten times bigger than the $22.5b quota, says EY’s Christine Lin.

Why banks need more tech experts in their boards rooms

Massive adoption of tech without critical tech advice from experts could spell doom for lenders.

Citi Commercial Bank bridges cultural gap with China Desk initiative

The desk opens Singapore to mid-sized Chinese firms seeking to penetrate ASEAN.

Buy now, pay later more needed in markets with credit under penetration: UOB TMRW exec

It’s not as urgent as other markets with credit under-penetration, says TMRW Digital Group CCO.

How Hong Kong’s livi bank aims to make banking more rewarding

They are amongst the first bank in the city to roll-out buy now, pay later services.

SMEs are the lifeblood of Asia Pacific: Mastercard

Hence, Mastercard launched the world’s first BNPL commercial card solution for SMEs.

UOB simplifies and amplifies Singaporeans' green energy journeys with U-Energy

The bank seeks to help address the energy crisis and rising electricity costs, says UOB’s Jasper Wong.

What do SMEs expect from modern payment solutions?

ABF spoke with industry experts from Mastercard, Enterpryze, Boku, and Xfers to learn more.

Hong Kong mulls launching own digital currency: financial secretary

This is part of HKMA's initiative to 'push all banks to go fintech'.

BSP Deputy Governor Tangonan on the Philippines' digital finance ambitions

The national ID system, QR payment system are expected to push up financial inclusion.

BSP Deputy Governor Tangonan on the Philippines' digital finance ambitions

The national ID system, QR payment system are expected to push up financial inclusion.

How can the Philippines' wannabe finance leaders build successful digital banks?

Banks, FIs must get it right or fade under a bad reputation, Jumio Asia VP said.

How can the Philippines' wannabe finance leaders build successful digital banks?

Banks, FIs must get it right or fade under a bad reputation, Jumio Asia VP said.

Why Indonesia's Bank Raya seeks to service the gig economy

By 2025, the bank expects the country to have 74.81 million gig workers.

Why Indonesia's Bank Raya seeks to service the gig economy

By 2025, the bank expects the country to have 74.81 million gig workers.

How this Singapore-based microlending platform demystifies cryptocurrency

Technicorum CEO Daniel Daboczy discusses why Singapore is the next big crypto hub.