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Prudential partners with ASEAN Financial Innovation Network to support Singapore's FinTech community

SINGAPORE (May 18): Prudential Singapore is partnering with the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN) to provide employees of Singapore-based FinTech companies with financial relief and medical

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MAS, SFA, and AMTD launch $6 mil grant to support Singapore FinTech firms

SINGAPORE (May 13): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) along with Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), AMTD Group and AMTD Foundation (collectively known as AMTD) launched a $6 mil

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ARA ventures into Fintech with Minterest acquisition

SINGAPORE (May 5): In a bid to update its operations for an era of technological disruption, ARA Asset Management Limited and its group CEO, John Lim, have jointly acquired a majority stake in Mint

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Singapore third country in the world to launch Google Pay

SINGAPORE (Apr 14): Singapore became the third country in the world to adopt Google Pay after the US and India, with the US tech giant partnering local banks to integrate its peer-to-peer (P2P) fun

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First major test for Malaysia’s robs-advisors

SINGAPORE (Apr 9): Those who have invested in exchange traded funds (ETFs) or unit trusts via robo advisory platforms may be finding their portfolios in the red as global financial markets reel fro

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P2P players taking steps to mitigate impact of slowing economy

SINGAPORE (Apr 9): Most of the peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform operators in Malaysia were already prepared for a slowing economy before the outbreak of Covid-19, having observed signs that a

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MAS launches $125 mil package for financial institutions and fintech firms

SINGAPORE (Apr 8): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has today launched a $125 million support package to sustain and strengthen capabilities for local financial institutions (FIs) and FinT

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Inaugural Philippine Fintech Festival planned for Sept 2020

SINGAPORE (Mar 10): The Philippines will be holding its first Philippine Fintech Festival (PFF) on September 16-17, 2020 at Shangri-La at The Fort, Manila.

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Sea, another Temasek-linked company, joins digital bank licence bid

SINGAPORE (Jan 7): Sea Limited, which started as an online gaming company, is going solo in its bid for a digital full bank licence here in Singapore, targeting millennials and SMEs.

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Ron Sim, Far East, SBF and Temasek unit Heliconia set sights on SME market with digital bank license bid

SINGAPORE (Jan 5): A consortium of big local names including a Temasek-linked entity Heliconia, developer giant Far East Organization and Ron Sim-chaired V3 Group has announced that a bid for one o

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