Tag: Singapore

Cryptocurrency Use In Singapore

Singapore is one of the many players in the world that are vying to become predominant blockchain tech hubs. Already, Singapore has a reputation for being progressive and innovation-friendly. Also, the country boasts of being a global trade and finance epicenter. All these combined with the region’s well-educated workforce, robust regulatory framework, and technologically advanced economy make the area a…

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The Best Blockchain Islands For Your Startup

With the ongoing blockchain revolution increasing across the world, there seems to be a shift in interest from cryptocurrencies to a new-found interest in the blockchain. Blockchain is now being embraced globally by countries that see its potential to disrupt existing traditional systems. Multiple industries are researching how blockchain could benefit them. Consequently, blockchain technology and blockchain platforms have wholly…

Analysis – Gold And Blockchain Use In Singapore

Singapore is an economic behemoth. It has dominated other Southeast Asia countries for over a century, largely due to its dedication to good service. It’s well known for flourishing in trade and tourism, and it has excellent infrastructure. It can be described as both a city and a state that’s made up of several islands, one mainland, and another 62…

Singapore And Fintech

There has been an intense fintech explosion in Asia, with Singapore at the forefront of this growth. With more than 400 fintech startups in the country, Singapore stands out as the leading global fintech hub. Its strong financial presence has been an active catalyst in catapulting it towards fintech innovation. Furthermore, the country is riddled with plenty of incentives that…

Analysis – Southeast Asian Gold Market and Government Reserves

The precious yellow metal is fairly widely (although irregularly) distributed throughout Southeast Asia. The majority of the countries in this region actively mine gold both for the domestic and international markets. Also, gold plays a huge role in the cultures of these countries with it being used in various festive events and ceremonies. Below we take a look at the…

ASEAN: Governments and Cryptocurrencies

ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, was originally formed in 1967 by five member nations, namely Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The original 5 member alliance’s aim was to promote regional stability. Currently, ASEAN consists of 10 member countries. Brunei joined ASEAN in 1984, Vietnam joined in 1995, Myanmar and Laos joined in 1997, and Cambodia joined in…

A Look At The Inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival

CTO of Dinar Dirham and fellow participants of the Singapore Fintech Festival take a pose Singapore, a city state of South East Asia, home of the strangely unique Lion Fish, their national symbol, has recently conducted it’s inaugural “Singapore Fintech Festival” for 2016. The festival was held in the bustling city/nation of Singapore, and was hosted by MAS (the Monetary…