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BSP Deputy Governor Tangonan on the Philippines' digital finance ambitions

The national ID system, QR payment system are expected to push up financial inclusion.

BSP Deputy Governor Tangonan on the Philippines' digital finance ambitions

The national ID system, QR payment system are expected to push up financial inclusion.

How can the Philippines' wannabe finance leaders build successful digital banks?

Banks, FIs must get it right or fade under a bad reputation, Jumio Asia VP said.

How this Singapore-based microlending platform demystifies cryptocurrency

Technicorum CEO Daniel Daboczy discusses why Singapore is the next big crypto hub.

Why Islamic Banks will be the biggest winners post-COVID

A young, tech-savvy population and a growing preference for ESG banking are amongst the reasons why Islamic Banks will take flight. 

Hong Kong lenders gear up sustainability initiatives as post-pandemic era dawns

The total combined headcount across 18 banks in the city is down 2,000 from just 12 months ago.

Open banking in APAC: leveraging data, API for better solutions 

Banks have to remain consistent and continuous in testing best practices.

Digitalisation creeping into non-tech roles as Singapore banks accelerate hiring

The sector will continue in a “reform and transform” path, hinging on successful digital banking applicants.

'Buy now, pay later' speaks to convenience as more Filipinos remain unbanked

Bypassing credit cards, the payment instalment options prove to be attractive.

What does ‘gold standard’ mean for Asia’s payments and e-commerce scene?

The market’s diverse challenges open the door for solutions that tackle country or region-specific issues.

Citi Global Wealth APAC Co-head Fabio Fontainha outlines bank's ambitions

Fontainha expounds on Citi's wealth goals, which include adding $150b AUM across the APAC franchise in four years’ time.

Security Bank CEO Sanjiv Vohra on future-proofing a bank amidst a time of upheaval

The CEO of Philippines’ first private bank post-war highlights the importance of a people-centric approach in future-proofing a bank whilst tackling a crisis.

Why the hybrid work model is here to stay for banks

Banks stand to lose on cost savings and even on attracting talent if they stubbornly push for the return of pre-pandemic work set-up.

Philippines’ newest neobank aims to disrupt the industry with a dash of personality

Tonik Digital Bank wants to become the first bank brand in the country with “a sense of humor.”

How does Taiwan’s bilingual push enhance the competitive edge of its banks?

We spoke with local banks and the regulator to ask how the bilingual services enhances the financial industry's global competitiveness.

Global banks on a hiring craze as they vie for rich Asians’ assets

HSBC, Goldman Sachs, and Citi are all eyeing a piece of the region's trillion-dollar financial market.

Japan’s top internet-only bank seeks to scale Taiwan’s banking industry

Rakuten International Commercial Bank leverages its parent’s 20 years’ experience in Japan and its extensive global network of companies and partners.

Mazars partners welcomed to ABF Awards judging panel

In this exclusive interview, Justin Tan and Sean Choo also share their thoughts on the “new normal” of Post-COVID-19 banking.