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China’s E-Commerce: Resilient Amidst Economic Downturn

With a population of 1.4 billion, China has all the makings of a hotbed for e-commerce, a match made in heaven. According to Global Data, the most populous country has a compound annual growth rate of 13.3 percent between 2018 and 2021,

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AWS Rolls Out Gamified Tool to Help Financial Institutions Plug the Digital Talent Gap

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of a new interactive, game-based learning experience to help individuals and organisations develop their digital skills. Professionals and teams can play AWS Industry Quest: Financial Services to learn and build solutions for fraud

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Hex Trust Appoints Animoca Brands’ Senior Advisor to Its Board of Directors

Hex Trust, a fully-licensed and insured provider of bank-grade custody for digital assets, announced that Mark Cheng has joined its Board of Directors. Mark brings with him years of experience, vast knowledge and an expansive network in GameFi, digital assets

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Hong Kong and Singapore Leads The Way in Green Fintech Development

Hong Kong and Singapore are leading the five economies in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in green fintech development, according to a joint paper by ESG and sustainability education firm, GoImpact, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Business School (“CUHK

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SEBA Bank Partners With HashKey to Strengthen Its Presence in Hong Kong

HashKey Group, a Hong Kong-based digital asset management and blockchain solutions provider, has signed a partnership with Swiss crypto bank SEBA. Through this partnership, HashKey will become SEBA Bank’s preferred digital asset trading and market development partner following the latter’s

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Airwallex Ties up With Agoda to Ease Travel Planning for Hong Kong SMEs

Cross border payments firm Airwallex has partnered with global digital travel platform Agoda to make travel planning easier for Hong Kong SMEs and startups. These Hong Kong SMEs and startups with Airwallex Business Accounts can will have access to a

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ZA Bank Pilots Sandbox for Express Online Account Opening for SMEs

Hong Kong’s virtual bank ZA announced that it has launched its sandbox trial of ZA Dash, an express online business account opening service, to address the pain points of local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This service is offered by

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The Dark Side of the Internet: Online Fraud and Scams in Hong Kong

In recent years, Hong Kong has become a hotbed for online scams and crime, with many citizens falling for new and creative ways that defraud their money and sometimes their life savings.  Fraudsters are constantly finding new ways to exploit

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Binance Bags First License in East Asia Through Acquisition of Japan’s Sakura

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced it has acquired 100% of Sakura Exchange BitCoin (SEBC), a Japanese crypto exchange service provider. Terms of the transaction was not disclosed. Through this acquisition, Binance enters the Japanese market, as a Japan Financial Services Agency

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Swiss Crypto Bank SEBA Expands Its Footprint to Hong Kong

Switzerland’s crypto bank SEBA announced that it has officially opened its Hong Kong office and appointed Ludovic Shum as Managing Director to lead the team. The bank said in a statement that it has a strong conviction for Hong Kong

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