Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan, Ripple Partner to Pilot CBDC Using Private Blockchain

Ripple, the leading provider of enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions for cross-border payments, today announced a collaboration with Bhutan’s central bank, the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA), to pilot a central bank digital currency (CBDC) using Ripple’s CBDC Private Ledger.    Building atop its current payments infrastructure, the RMA will pilot retail, cross-border and wholesale payment […]

BPI-Philam evolves to ‘BPI AIA’ to bring Filipinos a global insurance experience

BPI-Philam, a strategic alliance that allowed the AIA Philippine American Life and General Insurance Company (AIA Philam Life) to offer insurance through the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), has unveiled its new identity as BPI AIA. As a redesigned brand, it will use its global heritage to fulfill its commitment to provide accessible, affordable, […]

Mastercard strengthens Digital First program to meet rising demand for convenient and secure transactions

Mastercard is strengthening its global Digital First program across Asia Pacific with a range of innovative partners to deliver even more seamless and secure digital payment options than consumers expect as they shop and bank online more than ever before. Mastercard’s Digital First program maximizes the safety, security and convenience of e-commerce, online banking and […]

EastWest’s free InstaPay service extended until July 31, 2021

As the country strives to make progress with the health crisis, one of the behaviors that developed into a beneficial new norm is digital transactions. Most purchases and fund transfers can be accomplished online, which is why universal bank EastWest plays its part in making the process as seamless and cost-efficient as possible for its […]

Digibankasia And Xebia Forge A Strategic Technology Partnership For The Launch Of New Digital Bank UNO

DigiBankASIA, the visionary financial services company headquartered in Singapore, and Xebia, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, today announced a strategic partnership for the launch of Asia’s new digital bank UNObank – a full-service digital bank, which is working with the regulators for the pilot launch in the Philippines. UNO is DigibankASIA’s neo banking […]