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A Mask Inventory System on Blockchain is Being Deployed to Fight Coronavirus in Taiwan

Taiwan’s concern in response to the 2019-nCoV Coronavirus outbreak has forced its local authorities to strictly ration the distribution of surgical masks and alleviate manpower shortages in repackaging bulk supplies through the help of volunteers. To facilitate this daunting logistical

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WorldRemit Announces Global Remittance Partnership With Alipay

WorldRemit has announced a partnership with Alipay, enabling consumers to use the WorldRemit app or website for cross-border remittances to the Alipay app. The international money transfer service to the Alipay app is now available from over 40 countries. “Our

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PayPal Expands Further into China with UnionPay Partnership

UnionPay International and PayPal, today announced a global partnership where both companies will work together to accelerate the growth of their networks. As part of the agreement, PayPal has committed to supporting UnionPay’s acceptance globally where PayPal is accepted –

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Hong Kong and Thai Regulators Unveils Pilot Results on Central Bank Backed Digital Currency

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) announced the outcomes of and publish a report on a joint The two authorities initiated Project Inthanon-LionRock to study the application of CBDC to cross-border payments.  A THB-HKD

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Hong Kong Institute of Bankers Welcomes 6 Virtual Banks as Its Latest Member

The Hong Kong Insititute of Bankers announced that that six virtual banks in Hong Kong have recently joined the Institute as Corporate Members: Airstar Bank Limited, Fusion Bank Limited, Livi VB Limited, Ping An OneConnect Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, SC

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Taiwan to Launch Contactless Payment on Airport Metro Line

Taoyuan Metro company will launch contactless payment via bank cards on January 16, 2020 to serve passengers travelling to and from the capital city of Taipei and Taoyuan International Airport. The tap-and-go service will open to holders of VISA, Mastercard,

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Hang Seng Bank To Enable Cardless Withdrawals at 600 ATMs in Hong Kong

Soon you’ll only need your mobile phone to withdraw from one of Hang Seng Bank’s 600 ATM machines in Hong Kong. Hang Seng will be launching its mobile cash withdrawal service powered by NFC and QR codes some time this

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Switzerland Showcases Excellence in Fintech with 10 Top Fintech Startups’ Roadshow in Hong Kong and Shenzhen

Venture Leaders Fintech 2019, a 6-day pitching and fundraising roadshow co-organized by Venturelab and swissnex China took place from November 3rd to 9th in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. The 10 leading Swiss Fintech startup were selected by an expert jury

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The Winners of HKSTP’s EPiC Competition: Check Out Who Received HK$1 Million in Cash Prizes

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) concluded its annual Elevator Pitch Competition 2019 (EPiC), which saw 126  start-ups from 33 markets making the business pitch of their lives, vying for cash prizes of over HK$1 million. T his

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2019 – Highlights Day 2

Virtual banks and insurtech in the spotlight, with a nod to sloths, elephants and mosquitoes Newly licensed virtual banks and insurtech companies laid out their visions and strategies for growth, while more seasoned fintech players from across the globe offered

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