Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

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Thailand's first initial coin offering (ICO) of a cryptocurrency issued by a listed company was launched on February 14 despite unclear regulations with regards...

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The Bank of Thailand on February 12 sent a circular to banks and financial institutions and warned them not to get involved in cryptocurrency...

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The Philippine government is looking for solutions to provide cheaper and more convenient remittance channels for its Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Particularly, technology developed...

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Singapore and Malaysia unveiled a plan to create a trading link between each other by the end of this year that will allow each...

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The young Yangon Stock Exchange saw its first real initial public offering (IPO) on January 26, but despite high expectation of the listing of...

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Google is the next big-time investor in Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek, a move that is part of Google's ambition to grow Indonesia's digital economy...

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Singapore's total working population, excluding foreign domestic workers, shrank for the first time since 2003 by an estimated 10,700 last year, according to preliminary...

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Skeptically observed by the country’s central bank, Cambodia is increasingly becoming a regional center for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies both in terms of trading...

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Cambodia and China on January 11 signed 19 agreements worth several billion dollars to develop the impoverished Southeast Asian country's infrastructure, agriculture and healthcare....

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Vietnam’s HDBank has become the latest company in the country to go public, staging the first IPO this year by listing more than 32.2...

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A new bank, Myanmar Tourism Bank, will begin operations within six months in so far three branches in Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyidaw with the sole...

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Indonesia, a country where millions of people don’t have bank accounts and therefore cannot pay with other means than cash, is stepping up its...

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The days of Kuala Lumpur’s iconic landmark, the Petronas Twin Towers, as Malaysia’s tallest building are numbered. In the second half of next year,...

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Myanmar, just until recently dubbed the new frontier for investments into nearly everything – infrastructure, consumer products, telecom, housing and tourism – has turned...

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The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it is considering legalising the use of digital currencies in the country by classifying them...

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Malaysia's central bank said it will view the conversion of cryptocurrency into cash as an act to be handled under anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism...

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Singapore's central bank chief Ravi Menon warned against the wave of technology that's is currently disrupting the financial services industry, calling such "another hype"...

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While the value of the digital currency Bitcoin is going through the roof – 1 BTC on November 3 hit the $7,462-mark in day...