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Philippines’ newest neobank aims to disrupt the industry with a dash of personality

Tonik Digital Bank wants to become the first bank brand in the country with “a sense of humor.”
12 days ago

Philippines’ newest neobank aims to disrupt the industry with a dash of personality

Tonik Digital Bank wants to become the first bank brand in the country with “a sense of humor.”
12 days ago

How does Taiwan’s bilingual push enhance the competitive edge of its banks?

We spoke with local banks and the regulator to ask how the bilingual services enhances the financial industry's global competitiveness.
19 days ago

Japan’s top internet-only bank seeks to scale Taiwan’s banking industry

Rakuten International Commercial Bank leverages its parent’s 20 years’ experience in Japan and its extensive global network of companies and partners.
26 days ago

How Philippines’ cash management services thrived amongst MSMEs amidst the crisis

BDO, Security Bank, and BPI on how the pandemic changed Philippines' cash management services industry.
1 month ago

Indonesia upturns payments market with new foreign-friendly rules

The new regulations reduce the number of licenses and makes clinching foreign capital easier.
1 month ago

Strong IPO turnout buoys Thailand's investment banks in 2020

Market rebounded in H2 2020 and raised higher capital compared to 2019.
1 month ago

Standard Chartered unveils K11 Atelier Priority Private Centre in Hong Kong

It aims to address the specific needs of affluent clients with HK$8m in AUM.
1 month ago

Long way ahead for the Philippines’ digital banking hopes

Infrastructure and consumer issues remain, even with the framework laid out.
2 months ago

What's up with central banks' craze around digital currencies?

Whilst it may improve payment systems, card firms and payment platforms won’t be happy with the potential new competition.
2 months ago

Thailand IPO boom to buoy Siam Commercial Bank's bottom line

The country is Asia's second most active IPO market in 2020.
2 months ago

How Philippines' cash management services transformed and thrived in the pandemic

Big businesses are pushing MSMEs to take up digital banking, says Carlo Nazareno, head of cash management at BDO.
2 months ago

How TranSwap helps SMEs expand overseas by cutting FX costs

Their solution was developed with API integration, which enables small transfers in large volumes to be credited in real-time.
2 months ago

No ‘one-size-fits-all' for mobile bank TMRW

UOB’s mobile-only bank makes use of personalization to attract Thailand, Indonesia’s tech-savvy generation.
6 months ago

How Spenmo helps businesses secure direct loans

The platform also allows merchants to effectively manage expenses.
7 months ago

Contactless payments shift to overdrive as APAC locks down

Individuals and businesses scramble to adapt, but pitfalls remain.
8 months ago

How Citi ASEAN's workforce champion adaptability, diversity

Joel Fastenberg talks about how Citi rose to the challenge of digitization, work-from-home and diversity.
8 months ago

Debates arise on security law's effects on Hong Kong finance sector

Is there really a capital exodus from Hong Kong to Singapore?
8 months ago