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Jan 22, 2020

Strong external headwinds may set back policy efforts geared towards tackling development challenges

Bangkok, 22 January --( ASIA TODAY )-- Given persistently high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, the growth outlook of East and South Asia has weakened, according to the United Nations World Economic...

Jan 21, 2020

LONDON, Jan 21, 2020 - JCB International, Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., and Nordic-based payment service provider Nets Group, today announce the wider enablement of JCB payment acceptance by Nets merchants in Finland.

This latest strategic expansion initially enables...

Jan 17, 2020

HONG KONG, Jan 17, 2020 - Tonghai Financial is pleased to announce that China Tonghai Capital was presented with the Best Privatization at the The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2019 Dinner in recognition of its extraordinary achievements in financial services.

Jan 16, 2020

15 January 2020 – More than 3,500 distinguished speakers and influential global financial experts, policymakers, business leaders, economists and investors attended the 13th Asian Financial Forum (AFF), a two-day event that concluded yesterday.

Jan 16, 2020

Indonesia is set to become the biggest equity market in the Southeast Asia region as the entire market valuation of the Indonesia Stock Exchange of $529 billion is now closing up to slumping Thailand.

Thailand, which took over the top spot from Singapore in May last year, is struggling with a strengthening...

Jan 09, 2020

Jan 09, 2020 (China Knowledge) - American Express Co (AMEX) has successfully won its bid to access China’s USD 27 trln payments market after the country’s central bank People Bank of China (PBoC) accepted its application in starting a bank card clearing business.

The acceptance of the application signals...

Jan 06, 2020

SecuX, awarded the Best Cross-Platform Crypto Hardware Wallet 2019, is a startup company who focuses on applying Blockchain technology to Retail industry. SecuX is going to exhibit its state-of-the-art solution about Cryptocurrencies Payment Solution at Sands Expo, Halls A-D 45840 (Digital Money Forum) and Hall G...

Dec 29, 2019

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied Wallet China, an Asia-based division of Allied Wallet providing online payment processing, and Founder Andy Khawaja recently celebrated reaching over 200 million eWallet users for their digital wallet e-commerce solution.

Allied Wallet China and its merchants saw a busy...

Dec 29, 2019

HONG KONG, Dec. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Asianwallets has signed cooperation agreements with Japanese mobile payment providers Globepay and Trysee. The three parties will provide "local payment services" and "exclusive benefits for members" targeting Southeast Asian tourists traveling Japan.

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Dec 27, 2019

Dec 27, 2019 (China Knowledge) - The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) has announced new revisions of regulations to increase access of overseas financial institutions into China’s financial markets.

Dec 27, 2019

TOKYO, Dec 27, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB Co., Ltd., the leading issuer and acquirer in Japan and a global payment network and Keychain, a leading blockchain technology provider today announced the collaboration in leveraging blockchain in the payment area.

Dec 25, 2019

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On December 19, OneConnect announced in Tokyo the official opening of SBI OneConnect Japan, a joint venture with Japanese financial service group SBI Holdings, providing cutting-edge cloud-based and AI technological services to regional banks in Japan to help them to achieve digital...

Dec 25, 2019

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied Wallet Asia, an Asia-based division of Allied Wallet providing online payment processing, and Founder Andy Khawaja proudly announced the grand opening of a new Asian headquarters to serve the growing demand in Malaysia and Indonesia.

E-commerce is growing swiftly on a global...

Dec 23, 2019

BEIJING, Dec. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG China announced top 50 leading companies in Fintech, and 360 Finance, Inc., a leading digital consumer finance platform, awarded one of the top 50 companies of the year.

KPMG China Leading 50 Fintech Companies is an authoritative list which is devoted to promote...

Dec 20, 2019

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CoinEx, a global and professional cryptocurrency exchange service provider, is pleased to announce that it has successfully received the operating license from the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU).

CoinEx is now a fully regulated cryptocurrency exchange under the...

Dec 15, 2019

BANGKOK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied Wallet Inc, a globally leading provider of mainstream online payment processing, and Founder Andy Khawaja recently reached 1,000 live merchants in Thailand after opening a new office in Bangkok to support the growing demand.

The demand and adoption of e-commerce in Thailand...

Dec 12, 2019

BEIJING, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China Renaissance Holdings Limited Group ("China Renaissance" or the "Group", stock code: 1911. HK) today announced that the Company and Aozora Bank Ltd. ("Aozora Bank"; TSE: 8304) have entered into a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement. Mr. Bao Fan, Chairman and CEO of...

Dec 12, 2019

BANGKOK, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited ("Bangkok Bank" or the "Bank") announced today that the Bank has entered into a conditional share purchase agreement with Standard Chartered Bank ("Standard Chartered") and PT Astra International Tbk ("Astra") to acquire their aggregate 89....

Dec 08, 2019

Dec 04, 2019 (China Knowledge) - China’s electronics giant Xiaomi Corporation has officially launched its digital lending service Mi Credit in India. Mi Credit is an online platform for users to borrow money from lending firms, enabling quick and easy loans of between INR 5,000 (USD 70) and INR 100,000 (USD 1,400...

Dec 06, 2019

Acquisition Creates a Leading Private On-demand Digital Manufacturer that Combines 3D Printing and Traditional Manufacturing Technologies in North America

Dec 04, 2019

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (4 December 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) are partnering in the pilot rollout of an internationally accredited online training program to boost anti-money laundering and know-your-client (AML/KYC) capacities of...

Nov 22, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International payments and money transfer service CurrencyFair has launched its cross-border collections solution for marketplaces, and signed a partnership with Chinese wholesale marketplace, Buy-World.

The partnership will allow the “factory-to-business-to-consumer” trade network,...