Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

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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...

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The Communist nation of Vietnam saw its biggest-ever initial public offering at the stock market on October 26, with the retail unit of the...

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A new bank created by orders of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is about to handle financial affairs of approximately ten million Overseas Filipino Workers...

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Indonesia’s popular ride-hailing company Go-Jek, the country's first billion-dollar startup, is looking to expand to at least four countries in Southeast Asia, Bloomberg News...

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The National Bank of Cambodia and the People’s Bank of China announced that they – for the first time – have introduced an official...

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The Philippines government issued a new order that effectively bans employers from forcing women to wear high heels at their workplaces. Instead, companies are...

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The newest edition of "Expat Insider", a survey issued annually by the world's largest expat network InterNations, shows a flattering result for three Southeast...

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The Communist government of Vietnam has obviously warmed up to digital currencies, including Bitcoin, and is preparing to legalise them under a new plan...

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The Philippine peso on August 14 sailed through the 51:1 barrier against the US dollar, a value not seen since August 2006, bringing about...

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Singapore’s economy posted faster growth in the second quarter of 2017 than previously estimated by the government as a recovery in global trade helped...

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Growth of gross domestic product (GDP) in the Philippines is seen to slow down this year, at least as per the forecast of UK...

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Myanmar, until recently perceived as the new tiger cub success story of Southeast Asia after the country's "soft opening" in 2011 under then-president Thein...

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Singapore is among the six stock exchanges pitching for the non-domestic part of the upcoming listing of the world's largest oil company, Saudi Aramco,...

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Vietnam seems to become the driving force for smart cities in Southeast Asia with several plans for such developments on the table. The most spectacular...

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A new law just signed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte places casinos under money laundering scrutiny, mainly as a result of a case when...

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Serge Pun, one of the richest individuals not only in Myanmar, but all over Southeast Asia, on July 6 criticised the government of Aung...