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Oct 11, 2019

Companies Join Airbus in Celebrating Delivery of 1,000th A320neo Family Aircraft for Airline Operation

HAMBURG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (“CDB Leasing”), announced today the delivery of the first of a...

Oct 03, 2019

Cryptocurrency is hardly anything new anymore. It’s been around since 2009 with the accidental invention of the first decentralized cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Despite the fact that it was created as part of a side project, it has opened up a world of modern transactions and innovation. Today, cryptocurrency is well...

Oct 01, 2019

SHANGHAI, Sept 30, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - The 5th Global Blockchain Summit, organized by Wanxiang Blockchain Labs, took place on Sept 17 & 18 at W Shanghai - The Bund. Since 2015, Wanxiang Blockchain Summit has been widely recognized as one of the most influential blockchain events of the year.

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Sep 22, 2019

The Asia edition brings together a wide canvas of 60 Solution Providers, 20+ Speakers, 150+ VIP delegates and a fleet of industry thought leaders, Hotel Owners, Hotel Operators, Developers, Architects, Designers, Consultants, Solution Providers, Technology Consultants and Investors from Southeast Asia and Indian...

Sep 18, 2019

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) on September 17 signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate and exchange information on cross-border equity offerings and the issuing of depository receipts with the SEC.

Sep 17, 2019

BEIJING, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- She Loves Tech successfully concluded its global startup competition for the fifth consecutive year, after holding rounds in 20+ international locations in 2019.

Sep 17, 2019

Madrid / Tokyo, Sept 17, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - Banco Santander (Santander), the major international financial group, has launched JCB merchant acquiring operations in Spain following a license agreement with JCB International (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB, the Japanese global payment...

Sep 12, 2019

Sep 12, 2019 (China Knowledge) - Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) has made a surprising USD 36.6 bln takeover bid for London Stock Exchange (LSE), a bold move for Asia’s third-largest capital market to become a global financial market.

Sep 11, 2019

PUNE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Supporting communities affected by monsoonal flooding in Maharashtra, Western Union (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and the Western Union Foundation today announced USD $150,000 in humanitarian relief to United Way India.

Sep 10, 2019

Team Citi will support Citi’s mission to foster a more inclusive society by shining a spotlight on the worldwide Paralympic Movement

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With less than one year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Citi today announced the roster of Para athletes who will comprise “Team Citi...

Sep 05, 2019

HANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A group of CEOs from a range of Southeast Asian based firms have had the unique opportunity to take home the secret sauce of leveraging digital technology to help support their own firms as well as the wider economy. The cohort came together to attend a Tech Innovator Workshop in...

Sep 02, 2019

SHANGHAI, Sept 2, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - Shanghai International Blockchain Week 2019, including The Fifth Global Blockchain Summit, will take place this September, with Wanxiang Blockchain Labs again hosting one of the world's most widely recognized blockchain summits, for four consecutive years.

It has...

Aug 30, 2019

Kuala Lumpur --( ASIA TODAY )-- Travelex’s ‘Retailtainment’ and ‘Open Concept’ Stores to feature digital and interactive technology SEPANG: Travelex, the world’s leading foreign exchange provider today launched the opening of five ‘retailtainment’ and ‘open concept’ currency exchange stores at KL International...

Aug 23, 2019

SHANGHAI, Aug. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- From September 14-18, 2019, Shanghai International Blockchain Week 2019, the largest and most influential blockchain gathering in China, will be held by the Wanxiang Blockchain Labs, a top blockchain research body in China. The event this year will bring together over 2000...

Aug 14, 2019

Beijing – PICC Finance Services and Singularity Studio signed a Strategic Cooperation Memorandum to formally establish a long-term strategic global partnership between the two parties. Both groups will make full use of respective advantages and resources to establish a deep cooperation in the developing areas of AI...

Aug 13, 2019

MANILA, Philippines--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, and BDO Unibank have extended their relationship to expand reach in the Philippines with more than 1,100 BDO Unibank branches now ready to pay-out Western Union® international money transfers from across...

Aug 07, 2019

The biggest bank in Japan has won approval to settle transactions in renminbi, which could be a boon for the Belt and Road Initiative.

Aug 05, 2019

Jul 25, 2019 (China Knowledge) - CloudMinds Inc, a Chinese robotics and artificial intelligence start-up, is seeking to raise about USD 500 mln by listing in the New York Stock Exchange. By developing a cloud-based platform capable of operating intelligent consumer service robots simultaneously, the 4-year-old...

Aug 05, 2019

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd. (“Pintec”; NASDAQ: PT), a leading independent fintech solutions provider, today announced a comprehensive strategic partnership with Caissa Travel, a leading travel service provider in China. Bringing together their respective resources, Pintec and Caissa...

Jul 31, 2019

COURBEVOIE, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, today announces its partnership with RHB bank to offer the MOTION CODETM card option to its Visa Rewards Motion CodeTM credit card in Malaysia. It is the first time such a card is available in Southeast Asia.

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Jul 24, 2019

The age of multiple fiat currencies will be well and truly over in 50 years, according to new research that predicts cryptocurrencies and blockchain at the heart of a new financial landscape.

Jul 23, 2019

Mumbai / Tokyo, July 23, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., together with Indian banks, announced the launch of RuPay JCB Global Cards, which can be used at RuPay card accepting...