Press releases about business, cryptocurrency, fintech and more news in Hong Kong and Asia

NITDA to host Blockchain Day at Digital Nigeria 2022

LAGOS, NG, Oct 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), under the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, in partnership with Domineum Blockchain Solutions, a leading Distributed Ledger Technology Company in Africa, is set to host a one-day National digital economy awareness event: BLOCKCHAIN DAY will […]

UN survey: Online govt services improve, digital divides remain

UN survey: Online govt services improve, digital divides remain

UNITED NATIONS – Despite the many crises of the past two years, e-government strategies have been advanced although many countries and municipalities have fallen short in providing adequate online services, according to a new UN survey whose results were released on Wednesday. The 2022 edition of the E-Government Survey shows that Denmark, Finland and South Korea […]

Kashifu Inuwa: Putting NITDA on the Cusp of a Revolution

LAGOS, NIGERIA, Sep 29, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Nothing offers a more reliable picture of a country’s economic performance better than a periodic assessment of sectoral contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It’s no less so in Nigeria where a report by the National Bureau of Statistics indicates that Nigeria’s Information and […]

Singapore 4th in global digital competitiveness, top in Asia

SINGAPORE – Singapore has moved up one spot to place fourth in the latest edition of the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking, after Denmark, the United States and Sweden. The Republic’s progress was driven by an enhancement in tertiary education (improvement in pupil-teacher ratio), an increase in its share of employees working in research and development […]

Meet movers, shakers and believers in blockchain’s potential

Meet movers, shakers and believers in blockchain’s potential

SINGAPORE – Singapore is establishing itself as a hub for innovation in the financial and digital asset space with a diverse range of investors, businesses and entrepreneurial talent setting up base here. The Sunday Times talks to some individuals and professionals about their roles in the fast-moving crypto industry. The crypto market has been whipsawed […]

Mediwelcome Announced 2022 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Sep 23, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – A China’s leading provider of digital medical service solutions – Mediwelcome Healthcare Management & Technology Inc. (“Mediwelcome” or the “Company”, and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) (Stock Code: 2159), announced the unaudited consolidated interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2022 […]

Building digital HQs: 3 big ideas from tech giant Salesforce’s Dreamforce conference

SAN FRANCISCO – The disruptions brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic have highlighted how vital it is for companies to develop a digital headquarters so that staff can work together better online. These virtual centres would include systems that support spontaneous interactions and easy sharing of information, although in-person collaboration would remain an important part […]

G20 Digital Innovation Network (DIN): Catalyst for Digital Economy Growth in Indonesia

Nusa Dua, Bali, Sep 19, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The G20 Digital Innovation Network (DIN) meeting is able to be a catalyst to expedite the digital economy sector development in Indonesia, said Minister Johnny G Plate, Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Informatics (KOMINFO). The event aims to bring together start-ups, venture capital […]

The Philippines’ Payments, E-Commerce & Banking Leaders to Gather Live Online this September to Chart the Future of Commerce

MANILA, Sep 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Seamless Philippines returns live online this 28-29 September, gathering over 1,200 attendees virtually to explore the latest innovations in the Philippines across the payments, e-commerce and banking sectors. “With digital payments and ePayments in the Philippines forecast to account for 50% of transactions by 2023, […]

Crypto dreams dashed in Thailand as regulators tighten rules

BANGKOK – Thailand’s goal of becoming South-east Asia’s leading trading centre for digital assets has suffered a setback, following moves by regulators to tighten rules in the wake of trading irregularities and the collapse of a major acquisition involving a crypto exchange. Trading of cryptocurrencies on Thailand’s licensed exchanges slumped to 64 billion baht (S$2.5 […]

askST: What is a digital bank and how do their offerings differentiate them from traditional ones?

SINGAPORE – Two new digital banks have just opened for business here amid heightened competition among local and foreign lenders and fintech service providers despite slowing economic growth. Policymakers still see more room for new digital bank entrants following the arrival of GXS Bank and Trust Bank this week. The Straits Times explains why. Q: […]